Mobile (Ala.) Murphy defensive lineman Taylor Stallworth is getting ready for a busy month of July with trips scheduled to Auburn, Mississippi State, and South Carolina.
The run-stuffing defensive tackle already visited Starkville on June 6 for the Bulldogs summer camp and is looking forward to his return visit on July 19.
"It was a great camp. I liked it up there," stated Stallworth. "When I go back I want to see environment with the coaches interacting with the players."
Even though the Tigers haven't offered, he is still planning to take a drive north to Auburn on either July 21 or 22. He cited his relationship with coach Dameyune Craig as a big reason for checking out The Plains.
"Coach Craig is a real cool guy. He's from Mobile like me," remarked Stallworth. "He has been in my shoes and sees my potential of possibly making it to the NFL like he did."
He may check out childhood favorite, Alabama for Bama's summer camp July 14, but he is still checking his schedule.
On July 27, he will head to Columbia for the Gamecocks Black Magic Camp. South Carolina assistant coach Kirk Botkin has made a good impression on Stallworth.
"I'm looking forward to seeing the campus and meeting the coaching staff," noted Stallworth. "I haven't been there, so I will try to get as much out of it as I can."
The Columbia and return trip to Starkville are important to Stallworth as both schools are standing out the most to the rugged 6-foot-2, 290-pounder.
He would like to decide before school starts based largely on the previously mentioned trips.
Either way he appears SEC bound and that is something that appeals to him. "I've always wanted to play in the SEC. It's a big goal for me," said Stallworth.
The three-star prospect lists Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh as his favorite player. As a junior, he registered 57 tackles, nine tackles for loss, and four sacks.