Everyone in the country knows about St. Thomas Aquinas All-American left
tackle Sam Young, but there's another name that every college recruiting fan in
the country will learn a lot about in offense tackle Marcus Gilbert.
"He's probably one of the top players that nobody knows about because his
school has two other very high profile players on his team," Florida Kids. us
Player Analysis Larry Blustein said. "The kid has some great potential. He has
some great feet and athletic ability. He's a big-time football player. He's
going to play somewhere for a long time. St. Thomas has the best offensive line
Gilbert, who can bench-press 315 pounds and runs a 4.97 40-yard dash, has
early interest in six college football programs.
"I like Miami, Maryland, Florida, LSU, Florida State and Georgia," Gilbert
said. "I have offers from Auburn and Toledo. This summer I will attend the
Miami and Down & Dirty Football camps."
The All-County standout is aware of the Florida State offensive line coaching
change and he's friends with former teammate Richard Goodman who will report to
Tallahassee this summer as a freshman.
"I'm aware that they made a coaching change," he said. "I haven't heard if
it's good or bad. I'm friends with Richard and he told me that the Florida
State coaches treated him well during the recruiting process. He also said he
liked the school and the town on his visit.
Gilbert is ranked the 48th best junior in the state according to
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