Pinckney talks First Florida Visit

One of the many talented prospects in Gainesville, Fla. Saturday was junior defensive lineman Nyles Pinckney. It was his first trip to The Swamp...

Florida lost a tough one to LSU Saturday night, but many top prospects had good visits to The Swamp.

One was Nyles Pinckney, a talented junior defensive lineman out of Seabrook (S.C.) Whale Branch. It was his first time there and although the end could have been better, but still enjoyed his time on the UF campus.

"My visit to Florida was good. I enjoyed it up until the ending moments of the game," said Pinckney. "I really liked how Florida played hard the whole game.

"It was loud, it was hype, and I loved it. I enjoy that type of environment."

The 6-foot-2, 275 pound junior did not got to speak with the coaches this visit, but he is open to a return trip to Florida. He sat in the stands and looked at the game two ways Saturday night.

"I watched the game as a fan and as a defensive lineman," said Pinckney. "I noticed that the defensive line was aggressive, and as a fan, I saw Florida just playing hard the whole game. There were no dull moments.

"It was exciting for me and I could see another visit to Florida."

Pinckney has offers from schools like Clemson, Florida State, Georgia, and South Carolina among others to go with one from Florida. He has no favorites at this time.

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