Riles Enjoying Visits, Keeping Open Mind

2013 defensive end Antonio Riles has been quite busy with traveling lately. Last weekend he visited both Georgia and Clemson, next weekend he plans to take a trip to Tennessee.

On top of all the travels, offers are continuing to roll in for Antonio Riles, most recently from Mizzou, and Virginia Tech could be next.

The 6-foot-4, 262-pound lineman from Lawrenceville, GA grew up watching the Bulldogs and was excited to see the Georgia campus for the first time when he visited last weekend.

"I had a great time, you know, being a Georgia fan and watching those guys since I was young, that was my first time in Athens, it was amazing," he said.

"They're very traditional, I've been watching them since I was young, so of course I'm going to like them regardless, they're definitely on their way back to the top."

Riles said his visit to Clemson was a similar experience, an impressive program and a great school.

"We had a great time there seeing the facility and talking to the coaches," he said.

"They're pretty much running the ACC, I'm definitely digging those guys too, especially with the amount of interest they have in me."

Riles also has offers from Florida, Louisville, and Kentucky – all schools he likes a lot. He has good relationships with coaches at each program, and says Kentucky seems to be coming after him the hardest. He also visited the Gators a few weeks ago and plans on returning sometime in the spring.

It's quite early in the decision-making process for Riles and while he wishes he could get the decision over with soon, he thinks it's probably a ways off.

"Honestly I want to get it out of the way like now, but I don't want to make the wrong decision and be decommitting. When I make one, it's going to be verbal and I'm not going anywhere," he said.

"It's going to take awhile to narrow down, all the schools are great, all the facilities are great, I need to find out more information and start finding out what's more important to me as far as me playing and getting a great education."


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