- Derek Tyson, RecruitingNation
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Under Armour All-American safety Marcell Harris (Orlando, Fla./Dr. Phillips) has offers from the who's who of college football programs, but the talented 6-foot-1, 209-pound athlete decided to participate at Florida's camp on Tuesday afternoon.
Harris said getting familiar with Florida's coaching style, in particular defensive backs coach Travaris Robinson and head coach Will Muschamp, was a reason he decided to participate.
"It was cool being out there with them and seeing their style of how they coach," Harris said. "They were putting me in a position to play where I would be playing if I went there -- playing safety but also covering the slot."
After the second session of the day, Harris had a chance to sit down with Muschamp and talk about his future.
"We just talked about how I was doing in school and how my grades are," Harris said. "He really didn't talk about recruiting or anything like that. It was a good talk."
Though Harris wasn't ready to name a leader after his visit to Gainesville, he did say the Gators are high on his list.
"They stand pretty good for me," Harris said. "They are good school and they are building it up. It will be a big decision and I'm just making sure everything is right for me and everything will be OK."
Harris, who was invited to The Opening, said he would like to visit some other schools over the summer but has yet to schedule any other visits. The No. 7-ranked safety in the country said that he is hearing the most from Florida, Florida State, Texas, Ohio State, Auburn and Louisville.
Harris has yet to narrow down a list of schools, but he says a decision could come at any time.
"It's coming, it's coming, it's coming," he said. "All I can say is that when I feel like I'm making the right choice, that's when I will do it."
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