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Bush takes in Gainesville

Among those that made their way to Gainesville for Saturday's Junior Day at the University of Florida was Miami (Fla.) Columbus defensive back Deon Bush.
"It is a great school," Bush said. "It is one of the top schools in the nation from the look of it. The city was real good. It is a good school."
While on campus, the 6-foot-1, 177-pound defensive back had an opportunity to speak one-on-one with head coach Will Muschamp.
"Coach Muschamp told me they want me as a cornerback and a return guy and possibly a little bit of safety," Bush said. "They have a press scheme and bump-and-run scheme so they would use me as a cornerback most of the time."
In addition to Muschamp, Bush spoke with a number of assistants on his staff.
"They have a real cool staff," Bush said. "Coach (Aubrey) Hill and Coach Travaris Robinson are really good guys. I like some of the other assistants. They are real cool people. Coach Robinson is a great coach and a great person, a great individual to be around and be coached by."
Beyond talking to the coaches, Bush and other visitors were also given insight into what it is like to be a Gator from some of the current players.
"I talked with Matt Elam, that is who I mostly talked to, and I also saw Andre Debose, he talked with us, and a couple other teammates who are from Dwyer," Bush said. "Elam just said it is a real good school and that you have to compete when you get there. I don't have a problem with that. He said that Gainesville is a place that you can enjoy spending your four years of college at."
Prior to making his way to Gainesville, Bush tripped to the University of Miami for a Junior Day. He said it is tough to compare the two in-state schools.
"They were both good Junior Days," Bush said. "I really can't rank them right now because I like them both."
Among the schools that Bush mentioned an interest in seeing in an unofficial capacity was LSU, Michigan, Ohio State, and Alabama. He will get a chance to see a number of schools when he takes a tour along with his South Florida Express teammates later this year.
At this time, he remains wide open with regards to the process.
"No leader," Bush said. "Everything is equal right now."
Bush's offer list includes Alabama, Boston College, Florida, Florida International, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Louisville, LSU, Miami, Michigan, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Ole Miss, Purdue, Rutgers, Tennessee, and West Virginia.
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