Chickillo Keeping an Open Mind

Tampa (FL) Alonso defensive end Anthony Chickillo checks in at 6-4 and 230-pounds. Currently holding offers from Florida, Miami, Florida State, FIU, Wake Forest and Duke, he has strong ties to one in particular with his father playing for the Hurricanes.

"My dad has told me it's my recruitment and I need to go to the best place for me," Anthony Chickillo said. "He wants me to go to a school that fits me and he wants me to visit all the schools I can."

Chickillo has visited Miami, Central Florida, Florida State and now the University of Florida.

"I went with my mom and dad early Saturday," Chickillo said. "It was my third trip to Gainesville. We signed in and went to speak with Coach McCarney. Coach McCarney and I have a great relationship with each other. I like him a lot because he is real honest. You can tell why Florida is so good with the coaches and facilities and they have a lot of good things going and good things to offer."

Chickillo is a 4.2 student. Biography:

Talented defensive end prospect who finished his sophomore season (at Gaither HS) with 9.5 sacks.

2009: Named First Team All-Hillsborough County as a DE, registered 72 tackles, 12.5 sacks, and six pass deflections.

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