April 7, 2012; Gainesville FL, USA; Florida Gators head coach Will Muschamp (in back) watches as tackle Xavier Nixon (73) gets ready to block during the first half of the Florida-Spring Game at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Phil Sears-US PRESSWIRE
Former Maryland Terrapins offensive lineman Max Garcia will transfer to Florida, according to Rivals.com.
The mass exodus of players from Randy Edsall's Maryland Terrapins football program has been a boon for other schools this spring. The most notable player to move on was quarterback Danny O'Brien, who left Maryland for Wisconsin, and now a teammate in charge of keeping O'Brien's jersey clean has chosen a new school. According to Keith Niebuhr of Rivals.com, former Terrapins offensive lineman Max Garcia will transfer to Florida,
RT @ryanbartow: Breaking News: Maryland OL transfer Max Garcia just committed to Florida. //// Metro-Atlanta native— Keith Niebuhr (@KeithRIVALS) April 21, 2012
In addition to the Gators, the 6-foot-4, 310-pounder had narrowed his list to the Georgia Bulldogs, Ole Miss Rebels, Southern Cal Trojans and Wisconsin Badgers. It was rumored Georgia was the early front-runner for Garcia, as the lineman is from the Peach State.
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