5-star Arik Gilbert, nation's No. 1 tight end prospect, announces top 5 and upcoming decision date
Arik Gilbert has finally made his decision but fans and coaches will still have to wait a few more days to find out which program lands the nation’s top tight end prospect.
The standout receiver/tight end from Marietta High School in Marietta, Ga., announced his finalist on Tuesday morning. The nation’s top tight end plans on committing to one of five schools: Alabama, LSU, Georgia, Texas A&M or Clemson. Gilbert plans on announcing his decision publicly on Wednesday during his All-American Bowl jersey ceremony.
The 6-foot-5, 253-pound Gilbert is rated as the nation’s No. 10 overall prospect and the No. 2 prospect from Georgia in the 2020 recruiting cycle according to 247Sports Composite Rankings. In recent months, Gilbert has visited all five of the schools that made his final cut.
To get an idea of what Gilbert can do on the football field, check out his junior season highlight reel with Marietta High School.