of intent by and is now free to sign with another team, a source told ESPN., a top quarterback prospect in the 2023 class, has been released from his national letter
Rashada, who was the highest-rated signee in the Gators’ 2023 class in December, asked for his release after a reported $13 million name, image and likeness package fell through.
State law prohibits universities in Florida from providing or arranging NIL compensation. Deals are therefore made through third parties known as collectives.
The Associated Press reported that the Gator Collective terminated its agreement with Rashada, which was to be paid out over four years.
Rashada never enrolled in classes and asked for his release earlier in the week.
The No. 27 player in the ESPN 300, Rashada becomes the highest-ranked uncommitted prospect in the 2023 class.
National Signing Day is Feb. 1.
Rashada, who is from California, was originally committed to before flipping his commitment to Florida.
He received offers from a number of Power 5 programs. According to 247 Sports, he took official visits to , and , in addition to Miami and Florida.
The Gators are thin at the quarterback position with Rashada now off the board.
Last year’s starter, child pornography charges., declared for the NFL draft. His backup, , was dismissed following his arrest on
Florida signedtransfer and former top recruit in December. He’s expected to compete with former transfer for the starting job.
On3 was first to report that Rashada was granted his release.