One of the many underclassmen visiting over the final weekend of the 2022 recruiting cycle was 2023 offensive tackle Tommy Kinsler.
Kinsler, a three-star recruit from nearby Ocala Trinity Catholic, has been to the university several times but not since the new staff took over. He met the new staff on Saturday, spending most of his time with offensive line coaches Rob Sale and Darnell Stapleton, according to 247Sports.
Florida has been Kinsler’s top school for some time now. The last staff extended him his first-ever offer back in April, and Billy Napier confirmed that the new staff was still offering a scholarship this weekend.
“Florida is still on top for me,” Kinsler said. “It’s just the atmosphere they have there and they keep it about family there. They treat you like family up there, so I really like it. The staff is just really different from the old one. The whole staff now treats you like family.”
Florida’s proximity to home gives the Gators the edge over the other programs that have offered him so far. Louisville, Maryland, Mississippi State, Ole Miss and Tennessee are interested, but he’s only visited Florida State and Miami aside from his three trips to the Swamp.
Although the Gators are at the top of Kinsler’s list, he’ll be waiting to make an announcement. He plans on committing in the middle of his senior year or at the end of it.
Kinsler is ranked No. 39 at his position on the 247Sports Composite and is ranked No. 529 overall nationally.
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