"I just felt at home from the staff to the facilities to the strength coach," he said. "Just being there and being originally from the South (Greensboro, N.C.), I'll be able to get back down to the South and the opportunity to play in the South is great. I love it here and I'm glad to be a Gator."
Dillard becomes the 15th commitment for the Gators, tying Michigan for most in the country, and third offensive linemen headed to the program.
As a junior, he had over 100 pancake blocks. He was also named to the Michigan AP All-State team, Detroit Free Press All-State Dream team, All-Observer first team, KLAA All-league team. He took an unofficial visit to Clemson for Elite Junior Day in Jan. 2012. His grandparents live in Beaufort, SC.