Former Florida RB Jordan Cronkrite To Visit Cincinnati

Former Florida running back Jordan Cronkrite will take an official visit to Cincinnati, while other programs such as Temple, USF, and Purdue have shown interest.

Jordan Cronkrite is no longer a Florida Gator, but his collegiate playing days are far from over.

Several teams have been showing interest in the running back, including Cincinnati, where he will take an upcoming official visit to see how he will fit into new head coach Luke Fickell’s program.

Cronkrite, who in his two seasons in Gainesville rushed for 302 yards and four touchdowns while also catching 26 passes for 209 yards and two touchdowns, announced in December his intentions to transfer. He would have seen his playing time dwindle down even more as he was behind Jordan Scarlett, Lamical Perine, and Mark Thompson on the depth chart.

Another school that has shown interest in Cronkrite is Temple, whose new head coach, Geoff Collins, served as the Florida defensive coordinator under Jim McElwain for the past two seasons.

South Florida and Purdue have also gauged interest, with both programs being in the same boat as Cincinnati and Temple in that they have new head coaches: Charlie Strong for the Bulls, and Jeff Brohm with the Boilermakers.

Cronkite will have to sit out the 2017 seasons per NCAA transfer rules, and has two years left of eligibility.

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