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Florida football landed a quarterback with NFL bloodlines on Tuesday as Jalen Kitna announced his commitment to UF via Twitter.

Kitna is a 3-star prospect in the 2021 recruiting cycle according to the 247 composite rankings.

The 6’3.5, 168 lb pro-style QB out of Burleson High in Texas is rated the No. 27 pocket passer in the class or 2021.

Note: Twitter bio states that Kitna is now 6’4, 200 lbs.

Florida offered Kitna in January and is among thirteen programs to make an offer including Arizona, Boston College, and Georgia Tech. Kitna is the second quarterback in Florida’s class, joining Peach State prospect, Carlos Del Rio.

In his first season in Texas, he threw for 1,554 yards and 7 touchdowns.

Jalen’s father, Jon Kitna, spent twelve seasons in the NFL as a quarterback with Seattle, Cincinnati, and Detroit.

Kitna is the seventeenth commitment to the Gators’ 2021 class, including the No. 1 ranked Juco prospect, Diwun Black.