Boynton Beach (Fla.) defensive end Johnathan Harris feels as though he has seen everything he needs to see. With three official visits under his belt, he is on the verge of making a decision.
"I don't think I am taking any more visits," Harris said. "I plan on making my decision this week."
The 6-foot-6, 230-pound defensive end intends to choose between a trio of schools.
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"Since I am enrolling early and a lot of schools had short notice, so the ones that were aware of it and that I took a visit to are the ones I will be choosing from," Harris said. "Those schools are Boston College, UCF, and Mississippi State."
Harris took officials to all three of his finalists in October, starting the month by traveling up north to Boston College to see the Eagles when they hosted Notre Dame.
"The education, they have a very good graduation rate," Harris said. "I like their depth, because I might have a chance to have some playing time my first year. So that was a big deal for me. I like the city around the school, always something to do up there. It is a beautiful place for young people. That stood out to me too."
A little over a week ago, he stayed in-state and checked out Central Florida when they hosted Rice.
"I like that it is close to home, so my parents can come up and see," Harris said. "I like their dorms, they are pretty good. They stood out to me a lot. I will spend a lot of my time in my dorm room. I like the coaching staff at UCF. It feels like they would take good care of me. It seems like a good place."
This past weekend, he made his way to Starkville to see Mississippi State host Kentucky.
"There are a lot of things I liked," Harris said. "All of the coaches seemed like people I could trust. I hung out with a lot of the players and I fit right in with them. I feel real comfortable there. It was busier than I expected, because people always say there is nothing to do in Mississippi, but I found after I went that it is nothing bad and a good place for me to be."
While all three schools offer a great opportunity for the edge-rusher, he has to sort them out along with his parents over the next few days.
"I have no particular order," Harris said. "I have to sit down with my parents and make my decision how I am going to do this. I don't know what my parents main concern is, but my main concern is where I feel most comfortable and where I feel in my heart I am supposed to be at. I have to include my parents though, so I have to sit down and talk it over with them."
Harris, who is already fully qualified, said he hopes to make the decision by Friday but has to work out the details with his parents and coach.