Bumphis Hoping to Hear More from the Gators

At 5-11, 195-pounds Chad Bumphis is a wide receiver prospect from Tupelo (MS) High School. FightinGators.com caught up with Bumphis to get an update on his recruiting process.

Chad Bumphis Profile

First, update me on your height and weight.
"5-11, 195-pounds."

What is the 40-time that you consistently run?

Can you update us on your offer list and who is close to offering?
"I have offers from Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Southern Miss, Auburn, Alabama, Florida, Tennessee, LSU, Colorado, Alcorn State, and Texas Tech."

Who would you like to hear more from that you aren't hearing from that much?
"Florida and LSU."

What are the strengths of your game and what are some things you need to improve on?
"My strengths are vision, speed, and body control. I need to learn more about the position to be a better player."

What do you know about the Gators' offense and why do you feel that it's conducive to the style of game that you play?
"I like the fact that they get the ball in the hands of the playmakers. Percy Harvin is also my favorite football player, and I like the way he is used in the offense."

Are there any unofficial visits/junior days that you have been to or are planning to go to?
"I went to Mississippi State's junior day and Alabama. I am going to Ole Miss Saturday."

Were there any games that you attended last year?
"I went to Mississippi State and LSU, Mississippi State and Alabama, Mississippi State and Gardener Web, Ole Miss and Florida, and Ole Miss and LSU."

What are the main factors that you will use to make your college choice?
"Education, coaches, and when I can come in and play."

What is your time frame on making that choice?
"Whenever I find the perfect school that I feel comfortable with."

Who will you look to for guidance while narrowing down the field?
"My mom."

How are your test scores?
"I am taking the ACT on April 12."

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