Pulling Jonathan Bullard Jonathan Bullard
View Full Profile, a 6-foot-4, 255-pound defensive end from Shelby, N.C./Crest HS, away from the nearby Clemson Tigers was no easy feat.
Bullard said it was ultimately Florida's focus on family that won he and his family over. Bullard was recruited by Florida's ace in North Carolina, linebackers/special teams coach D.J. Durkin, but all of the Gator coaches pitched in, including defensive backs coach Travaris Robinson.
"My family was on the Florida side when it came down to discussion," Bullard said. "T-Rob won my grandparents. My grandmother loves him. My grandmother has cancer, and every time they came down here, they make a special trip to her house to talk to her.
As a junior, Bullard tallied 107 tackles, 25 tackles for loss and 16 sacks. His mother went to high school with Clemson secondary coach Charlie Harbison. Bullard has taken several visits to Clemson. Has accepted to play in the US Army All-American Game. He had MVP honors at the VTO Top 100 North Carolina Camp. #7 rated player and 5 star recruit based on the 2012 AthleteVault NC/SC Rankings.