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Zach Hodskins commits to Florida

Updated: October 21, 2013, 10:51 PM ET
By Jeff Goodman | ESPN.com

Zach Hodskins, who was born without the lower half of his left arm, committed to Florida on Saturday as a preferred walk-on.

"It's always been my dream growing up," Hodskins said. "I never expected it to be like this, but the hard work has paid off. I'm ecstatic I'm going to be a Florida Gator."

The Lexington, Ky., native had been in contact with several schools -- including Kentucky and coach John Calipari -- but felt his best chance to play was in Gainesville.

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