Reilly Gibbons' family talks Duke visit


Reilly Gibbons used the holiday weekend to inspect one of his primary suitors. He found it might just be a perfect fit.

The offensive tackle from Saint Peterburg (Fla.) Catholic visited Duke this weekend. He and his family left impressed with the Blue Devils.

“Really wonderful place,” Gibbons' father, Shannon Gibbons, said via email to ESPN during the trip. “Rich history great education. Reilly is a really smart kid who loves football. He truly truly wants the best education and football experience he can have. Those two components together at a high level are hard to find.”

Reilly Gibbons has 15 scholarship offers, from Tennessee, Nebraska, San Diego State, Northwestern, Colorado, West Virginia, Indiana, Rutgers, Purdue, South Florida, Illinois, Hawaii, North Carolina, Duke and Missouri.