Dante Fowler making name for himself

Updated: August 10, 2010, 1:46 PM ET
By Corey Long, ESPN Recruiting
One of the hottest names in the Class of 2012 is defensive end Dante Fowler Jr. (St. Petersburg, Fla./Lakewood).

The 6-foot-3, 225-pounder has over a dozen verbal offers (juniors can't be officially offered until Sept. 1st) and has already gotten a few personal overtures from Florida Gators coach Urban Meyer.

"I never expected things to get like this so quickly," Fowler said. "But I was doing so well at these camps that everything started rolling.