Vernon Hargreaves III: Signed to Florida on Feb. 6, 2013

Rating: ESPN 5*/Rivals 5*

Player Info

Position: DB

Height: 5'11''
Weight: 185

Hometown: Tampa, Fla.

High school: Wharton

Class: 2013

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Player History

Colleges considering:
Florida, Notre Dame, Clemson, Miami, South Florida, Vanderbilt

Verbally Committed to:

  • Florida on July 26, 2012

Recruiting Report


Twitter: @_VH3

Officially visited UF on Dec. 7

Attended UF summer camp and the Kentucky and South Carolina games

Unofficially visited UF on Jan. 19 and July 26


Senior season: 110 tackles, five interceptions, five pass breakups, five caused fumbles and two fumble recoveries.

MVP of the Under Armour All-America Game and Gridiron Kings.

Named the 2012 Class 8A Player of the Year by the Associated Press and the Florida Dairy Farmers.

Finalist for the 2012 Florida Dairy Farmers Mr. Football Award.

Winner of the 74th Guy Toph Award as Hillsborough County’s top senior football player.

Named the Tampa Bay Times' All-Hillsborough Defensive Player of the Year and a USA Today First Team All-American.


Under Armour All-American

Competed in Gridiron Kings, The Opening, the IMG Madden 7-on-7 tournament, the IMG 7-on-7 National Championship, the Heath Evans 7-on-7 tournament, the Big County Preps Ignite Combine and the 2012 Under Armour Underclassmen Combine

Member of the Rivals100 and ESPN150

Ranked the No. 1 cornerback and No. 3 overall recruit by ESPN

Ranked the No. 1 cornerback and No. 2 overall recruit by Rivals