Tommy Jordan has a new first name.
The Ridgefield football tackle has committed to the University of Florida, said a brief statement from the high school today.
The Gators were Jordan’s first official offer last summer and, after varying degrees of courtship by Notre Dame, Rutgers, Penn State, Boston College, Syracuse and Duke, he’s decided to stick with the Gators.
defending BCS champions.
Jordan’s quite a catch: 6-foot-5, 295-pound, first-team all-state, Connecticut Post All-Star, Walter Camp Team, Connecticut State Lineman of the Year, first-team All-FCIAC and FCIAC Player of the Year. He has also been nominated for the Army All-American Bowl.
We’ll have much, much, much more on Tom’s decision in the coming days and months.