Pensacola (Fla.) Catholic rising junior inside linebacker Delvin Purifoy has hit the road to check out a pair of schools this summer. His first trip was back in June to check out the in-state Gators.
"I went to Florida (back in June)," Purifoy said. "It was a good place. There was a lot of competition there. They really like speed, that is what it looks like. They love big guys who are fast. It was a real good visit too."
In mid-July, Purifoy hit the road and made his way to Tuscaloosa to check out the Crimson Tide.
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"I went to Alabama's camp on Sunday," Purifoy said. "It was good. I liked it a lot. It is a nice place.
"This was my first visit," Purifoy added. "I liked how the linebackers coach (Lance Thompson) was helping everybody. He was talking to everybody and trying to make everyone better. I liked how Coach (Nick) Saban was giving everyone attention and not just focusing on the main players."
The 6-foot-2, 228-pound linebacker didn't have an opportunity to speak with Nick Saban one-on-one during the visit, but he intends to get up with him on the phone in the near future. He is hoping an offer from Alabama comes his way at that time.
"He was busy at the end of the camp so we didn't get to talk but we are going to talk this week I believe," Purifoy said. "They haven't offered me yet, but they are saying they are going to. I have been dealing with Coach (Jeremy) Pruitt. He has told me they are going to offer me. He says the linebackers coach is very interested and that they wanted to see me. They liked how I performed and did at the camp yesterday."
With regards to upcoming plans, Purifoy said he intends to visit Florida State later this week to participate in their camp. Florida State, as well as South Florida, have offered Purifoy. At this stage, Purifoy is keeping everybody in equal standing.
"I would say everyone is equal right now," Purifoy said.
Purifoy has previously mentioned an interest in remaining closer to home for his collegiate career.