ORLANDO, Fla. — Kyle Pitts was one of the initial commits last month who set Florida recruiting on fire before, during and after the week of Friday Night Lights.

Pitts, who is from Archbishop Wood High School in Warminster, Pa., pledged to the Gators the day before their annual recruiting showcase. He made his first visit to UF on June 10.

“I love the coaches and just the whole university. They’re good people,” Pitts said of his decision. “So it was about the coaches, playing time and the rest of the academic staff and how they put me on the next level.”

Pitts wasn’t able to attend Friday Night Lights and watch Florida’s recruiting momentum reach its climax, but he expected his commitment video to set things in motion and the class members kept each other in the loop as recruits began jumping on board.

“I kind of knew because all of us talk,” Pitts said Friday after his team’s season opener, 14-13, against Oxbridge Academy (West Palm Beach, Fla.) at the ESPN Wide World of Sports.

“It started with me, Curtis Dunlap and Matt Corral. It just occurred on from there.”

WATCH: Kyle Pitts highlights from his season opener

Kyle Pitts’ first catch of the night. He’s been targeted 3 times and has 2 catches for 33 yards through three quarters. @ghost_boi4 pic.twitter.com/dylXhBVGMM

— Zach Abolverdi (@ZachAbolverdi) August 26, 2017

Florida’s 2018 class is now No. 7 nationally in the 247Sports Composite rankings and Pitts said the Gators aren’t done landing elite players. He likes their chances with 4-star offensive lineman William Barnes and 4-star wide receiver Anthony Schwartz.

“We got a couple more left that no one knows about,” said Pitts, one of several class members who have alluded to silent commits for the Gators. “We’re

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