A closer look at next steps of Antonio Callaway's football career – SECcountry.com
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Where Antonio Callaway goes from here
The news came out Thursday that wide receiver Antonio Callaway ended his Florida football career by signing with an agent and will now prepare for the NFL draft. On Sunday, his agent, Mel Bratton, talked with SEC Country about the immediate next steps of Callaway’s future and said he is optimistic about Callaway’s pro potential. In summary:
“This is no BS. I’m very close with a lot of my guys in the league and I called them before I took the kid and said, ‘Listen, where do you have this kid?’” Bratton said. “One particular scout, he’s hard, he’s a tough [evaluator]. He basically said, ‘This kid is a top 15 pick. We’ve got a top 15 grade on him.’ And the other two teams, nobody said less than [Round] 1. Nobody. So, where all these articles are coming out [that] he’s a late-round, free agent, fifth-round, whatever like that, they’re doing it on the character deal. He’s a real reserved kid. He’s very quiet and that’s the thing I have to work on because he has to speak up.”
A lot of Florida recruiting news came out over the weekend. The highlights:
In other Florida football news Basketball ends losing streak
The fifth-ranked Gators men’s basketball team ended its three-game losing streak with a 66-60 win against Cincinnati on Saturday as part of the Never Forget Tribute Classic. Egor Koulechov led Florida with 21 points, while Jalen Hudson added 17 points