Gators will get official visit from nation's top player

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Colleges coaches at major BCS players have been asking themselves all summer, "Am I going to be in Seantrel's 5?"

Well, now we know, and Urban Meyer probably did a little dance, because the No. 1-ranked player in the nation, according to, will be headed to Gainesville for one of his five official visits this fall.

Seantrel Henderson, the monster tackle (6-8/300) out of St. Paul (Minn.) Cretin-Derham Hall, has narrowed his college choices to Florida, Ohio State, Oklahoma, USC and Notre Dame.

His father, Sean Henderson, told Jeremy Crabtree of the news Tuesday, breaking the hearts of many other hopeful coaches nationwide. He also said hometown University of Minnesota is still in the picture, but there's no need to make the Gophers one of the official visits.

His Florida and Oklahoma visits are yet to be scheduled, but he will be at Ohio State on Sept. 11, Notre Dame on Oct. 16 and USC on Nov. 27, according to Rivals.

He told Rivals, "I just want to play at a place where I know if I come that I can live there for three or four years -- however long I'm there -- and there's people I'm comfortable around, just a comfortable place that I can be at," he said.

Among his numerous offers, Henderson also had given consideration to UCLA, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Boston College, Oregon, Michigan and Florida State