Jordan Prestwood back from UF

Four-star offensive tackle Jordan Prestwood from Plant City (FL) took an unofficial visit to the University of Florida this past weekend with his parents as the Gators hosted Mississippi State. Prestwood checks in at 6-6.5 and 285-pounds.

"We got there around 4:30 and tried to find a place to park," Jordan Prestwood said. "It was crazy with all the fans out tailgaiting and stuff that was awesome to see. Then we went to the Gator room and we ate and met with Mark Pantoni and he talked to us for a while then we went in the locker room met with Coach Addazio and Coach Mac. After that I went to have a private meeting with Coach Meyer for about 15 minutes. It was awesome meeting with Coach Meyer and we just sat down it caught me off guard being with Urban Meyer and my parents and everything was great."

Prestwood was impressed with what he saw.

"It was one of the craziest the things I have ever seen and I loved it. I loved everything about the atmosphere before the game. It was just a great thing to see. The coaching staff is talking about me coming in and playing early like an attached tight end and someone that can block the edge. They told me I have a great chance to come in early and get some playing time. I kind of watched a little bit of everything and took it all in. Since they lost I did not want to be a bother so we left and I will give Coach Mac a call tonight and let him know how good a time that we had."

Prestwood will be at Florida State when the Seminoles host North Carolina. He is still considering three teams with Notre Dame, Florida State and UF but I think it will be UF or FSU on NSD. He grew up a Florida State fan as did his mother and father but despite internet reports they do not have season tickets in Tallahassee.

Scout.Com Take:
Prestwood has the tools to be an All-Conference offensive tackle on the next level. He is being recruited to play tight end by some as well, but the 6-6/285 pound athlete has the size, footwork, length, and intelligence schools seek in a true left tackle. He is still growing, so he needs to continue to build up his upper-body strength and add good weight, but other than that an experience on the OL, he doesn't have many weak areas. - Chad Simmons
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