Tampa (Fla.) Jesuit three-star offensive guard Cameron Ruff made his decision on Tuesday.
"I did commit to USF," Ruff said.
The 6-foot-4, 295-pound lineman delivered the news to an assistant coach on Skip Holtz' staff.
"I talked to (offensive line) Coach (Steve) Shankweiler," Ruff said. "He was really pumped and excited for this commitment. He was just really happy."
The local product said the decision was an easy one to reach.
"It just felt like the right place to be," Ruff said. "I feel really comfortable with the coaching staff and the players, especially since so many of the players are local players. My entire life I have known about USF and the campus, so it just feels like the right place."
Ruff opted for USF over offers from Bowling Green, Cincinnati, Connecticut, Florida Atlantic, Florida International, Furman, Iowa State, Kent State, Massachusetts, Middle Tennessee, Ohio, Purdue, Samford, Syracuse, Tennessee State, and Western Kentucky. He landed the offer after a recent camp experience at the Big East member.
"I got the offer during the USF team padded camp," Ruff said. "When I got the offer I thought about committing. I thought about how it is real close to home and I wouldn't have to change my environment much. But I still wanted to just wait and think about it a little bit more. I think that was the right choice."
When Ruff arrives on campus, he will work as an interior lineman.
"I will play offensive guard there or center if they want to work me into that position," Ruff said.
Ruff says he is now done with the recruiting process.