Florida football lands 4-star brother of Clemson RB legend

The Florida Gators landed the commitment from the younger brother of a Clemson Tigers legend.

The Florida Gators football program has entered a new era. Dan Mullen is out as head coach after a tumultuous 2021 campaign, and replaced with Billy Napier, who coached the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns from 2018-21. This weekend, the program landed a huge commitment.

Four-star running back Trevor Etienne officially committed to Florida at the All-American Bowl. In case you were wondering, yes, he is the younger brother to legendary Clemson running back Travis Etienne.

You can see Etienne make his official decision below, courtesy of the Sunday Night Football on NBC Twitter account.

Florida lands commitment of four-star running back Trevor Etienne

As you can see, Etienne had the Clemson Tigers and LSU Tigers as finalists before ultimately choosing Florida.

Etienne is ranked by 247 Sports as the 15th-best running back recruit and 14th-best in the state of Louisiana in the 2022 class. In his senior season at Jennings High School, Etienne rushed for 1,344 yards and 20 touchdowns on 109 carries (seven games), per Max Preps. Overall, Etienne ran for 2,455 yards and 34 touchdowns during his high school career.

Travis Etienne became a legend at Clemson during his four years with the program. He became the program’s all-time leading rusher, putting up 4,952 yards and 70 touchdowns. Etienne played a huge role in the team winning the National Championship over Alabama in 2018. In 2021, Etienne was selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars with the 25th-overall pick.

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