UF commit enjoying visits

Jalen Julius is committed to Florida but is finding himself surprised by how much he's enjoying visiting some other schools. Get the latest from the 2015 athlete here.

Jalen Julius has been on a big road trip with several Central Florida standouts. They've visited Louisville, Ohio State, Cincinnati, Kentucky, Tennessee, and South Carolina so far. Julius is sticking with the Gators for now, but the Louisville visit really turned his head.

"I'm still with Florida, but I like Louisville also," he said.

"Just the school itself, the players, the coaches, I feel like I'm getting a connection with them. I love the facilities."

Tennessee also really caught the eye of the 5-foot-11, 175-pound athlete and once again, he wasn't expecting it.

"I'm surprised also because I didn't expect Tennessee to be that good of a visit, but it was a great visit. The stadium, I was kind of shocked because I didn't know it was that big. I fell I love with the stadium," he said.

Julius sees some great opportunity for himself in the Volunteers program.

"I had a long talk with (head) coach Butch Jones about school and life and how they want me there," he said.

"He said I'm diverse, I can play on both sides of the ball, but he wants me at receiver. He thinks I could do big things for them."

Julius also liked Ohio State, but said it's Louisville that tops the list of what he's seen on this trip.

"To me, Louisville (was the most impressive). They have a lot of Florida boys there," he said.

So how solid is he to Florida?

"Right now, it's about fifty-fifty," he said.

"Florida is still number one."

Seeing the Gators do well this fall is going to be key for Julius.

"It's very important because I want to be on a national stage, having a chance to go to the BCS championship," he said.

Julius and his group will visit Clemson Saturday before heading home.

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