Tampa (Fla.) Jefferson wide receiver Andre Davis took his official visit to South Florida this weekend. After a few days on campus, the hometown prospect decided to pull the trigger.
"I did commit," Davis said.
A major reason for his decision at this time was what he learned from his host while on the visit.
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"It was just overall feeling," Davis said. "It is one big family. I like the entire team. I like the coaches. My host, Lindsey Lamar, he really opened up my eyes about USF and let me know everything I needed to know about them. He let me know everything about the school and he kept it real with me."
"Overall, it is a good school," Davis added. "It is one big family."
Another reason Davis opted for the Bulls is that the 6-foot-1, 180-pound wideout sees an opportunity to play early on at the wide receiver position.
"The coaches told me I can come in there and compete for playing time early on," Davis said. "They play their best players."
Davis was quick to point out that his decision wasn't solely based on playing time.
"The main reasons though was the whole team camaraderie, everything from the coaches to the academics, to athletics, everything about it," Davis said.
Skip Holtz also made a major impression upon the three-star wide receiver.
"Coach Holtz talked to me about how he wants me to graduate," Davis said. "He cares about the sport and the players, but most of all he wants you to get that degree. He has been telling me that I will get that degree if I go to USF and play for him. I love that."
Throughout the process Davis said he preferred to get away from home, but at the end of the day he didn't let distance factor into his decision.
"With me being from here, USF is only as close as you make it," Davis said. "I like my decision to go there."
Despite numerous other offers, Davis is done with the recruiting process.
"I am finished," Davis said.
As a senior, Davis had more than 1,000 receiving yards while helping Jefferson win the Class 3A State Championship.