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Scout 100 2018 offensive tackle Nana Asiedu discusses his new offers from Florida and Pitt

Nana Asiedu's stock continues to rise. The 2018 Scout 100 offensive tackle picked up an offer from Florida on Wednesday night. He discusses his recent offer and more.

Just over a year ago Nana Asiedu was an unknown talent in Virginia. The Scout 100 offensive lineman picked up his first offer from in-state school UVa after a camp, and since then has taken the recruiting world by storm. 

"It just feels awesome," said Asiedu. "It shows how fat I have come and it shows how hard I've been working."

The four-star offensive tackle has over 20 offers with the likes of AuburnClemsonGeorgiaLSUPenn StateTennessee and Virginia Tech all extending offers. This week Pittsburgh and Florida were the most recent schools to join Asiedu's impressive list of suitors. 

"Pitt I was expecting," said Asiedu. "But I did not expect Florida."

The Panthers offered the North Stafford High standout on Tuesday. 

"I've been on contact with [wide receivers] coach [Kevin] Sherman from Pitt," he said. "He has been telling me things like I am really good for them and they are going to recruit me hard." 

Asiedu admits he still does not know much about Pittsburgh, "I know that they are in the ACC school and they are playing really good right now," he said.

"I really liked how they play. It was awesome to watch," said Asiedu about watching the Panther play against Penn State this season.

Like Pittsburgh, Asiedu still has a lot to learn about the Gators, who offered him on Wednesday evening.  

"I've been in contact with the offensive line coach, coach [Mike] Summers," he said. "We had a conversation and at the end of the conversation he offered me." 

Although he still has plenty to research about UF itself, picking up an offer from Jim McElwain and company is certainly big for the 2018 prospect. 

"It's awesome because of their recent success and it's an SEC school, so it's good to get an offer from there." 

Asiedu has recently visited both in-state schools, Virginia Tech and UVA, however, he is hoping to venture to another pair of ACC schools next month. 

"This weekend I'm going to Clemson and next week I'm going to UNC."

According to the tackle, he is in no rush to make his decision, and hopes to commit to a school sometime in his senior year.  

"I want somewhere where I can fit in, and where I have the better relationship with coaches." 

Asiedu also says he hopes to take a few more trips this fall, including one to Gainesville.


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