Kibler impressive at Camp Kiffin OL/DL Camp

The University of Tennessee is making a big push in the state of Florida for its 2010 recruiting class. A large number of Floridians participated in the first Camp Kiffin last week, one offensive lineman that had a good showing was Tony Kibler of Belle Glade High School. Go inside to get the latest on Kibler's recruitment.

The University of Tennessee is making a big push in the state of Florida for its 2010 recruiting class.

Veteran coach and recruiter Eddie Gran along with other assistant coaches are making a major push in the sunshine state for major prospects, already securing two pledges from Florida players.

A large number of Floridians participated in the first Camp Kiffin last week, one offensive lineman that had a good showing was Tony Kibler of Belle Glade High School.

"I liked the camp a lot," Kibler told InsideTennessee.com "There was definitely a lot of competing going on there, I felt I held my own in that area."

Kibler impressed many recruiting experts by going up against some of the best defensive linemen in the country, including Corey Miller, J.C. Copeland and Jacques Smith.

"I expected the camp to be a good one, but it was better than I expected," Kibler said. "I went against some of the best defensive players in the country and felt I did pretty good. I won some and lost a few but overall I felt pretty good."

A couple of coaches made an impression on the talented lineman.

"I love the offensive line coach, Coach Cregg," Kibler said. "Coach Gran is also great, he is a great recruiter."

While Kibler admitted that the camp was intense and a lot of work, he feels it will help him this fall.

"It definitely made me a better player," Kibler said. "I learned a lot of stuff that I can use this fall. The camp was very high energy and is definitely a working camp."

Did Kibler's performance earn him a scholarship offer?

"Not right now it hasn't," Kibler said after the camp. "I'm suppose to give them a call in a couple of weeks and find out. I hope to get an offer, I like it there a lot, but it's up to them."

Kibler is listed at 6-foot-3, 285-pounds but played like a much bigger, stronger force.


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