Bubba Bolden is taking a step back and reevaluating his options. The four-star safety from Las Vegas, Nevada decommitted from USC last week and is now focused on learning more about every school showing interest.
"ASU, UCLA, Colorado, Ole Miss, Tennessee Oregon, and Alabama," are just some of the schools that have continued to pursue the Scout 100 defensive back. But on Monday night a new school entered the picture, Florida.
"It feels good [to pick up that offer]," said Bolden. "It means a lot. I plan on taking an official visit there. It is a big offer."
According to the Bishop Gorman high standout, he had been talking to Gators defensive back coach, Torrian Gray, for about a week and had expected an offer to come.
"He just talked to me about the defensive backs, and how he coaches, and what he would do for me in the program," he said. "He said he is the best DB coach in the country and that he coached a lot of DBs that went to the NFL. He said he could make me a first round draft pick and make me an overall better player."
Although a new offer, Bolden was not a stranger to the Florida program.
"I'm starting to learn more about them," said the 6-foot-2.5, 200 pound Bolden. "I watched them since I was a little kid-watching their DBs and watching their highlights. It is a big time schools for DBs. I like it."
The Gators are his most recent offer, however, a pair of schools have been on Bolden hard.
"I would say either ASU or Colorado are recruiting him the hardest," he said.
One of the reasons Bolden has decided to reopen his recruitment is because he felt like he rushed the process. After learning from that mistake, he does no plan to rush his decision again.
Want to see a school where "my parents like it, and I have a bond with the coaches and seeing if I like the coaches or not."
He plans to decide either on Signing Day or at the Army All-American Game."