4-Star Safety Recaps UM Visit

Reshad Jones has things pretty much narrowed down to four schools right now -- Georgia, LSU, Florida, and Miami. He took a visit to Illinois earlier this month and spent this weekend in Miami.

"It was a real good visit," Jones said. "I've always been real interested in Miami and this visit kinda gave me a chance to see what it's really like when you're there."

When asked about the highlight of the visit, Jones pointed out several things that stood out to him.

"I really liked the coaching staff and how they are with the players," he said. "The facilities were nice and I like the area the school's in. Miami's kinda like Atlanta but the school is in a really nice area."

Reshad Jones, 6-1 1/2 and 180, was hosted by UM safety Brandon Meriweather. The talented UM safety took Jones around town.

"We ate a lot, he showed me the city, and we hit up South Beach," he said. "That was the first time for me. It was nice, a good place to hang out."

The talented senior had a chance to meet with UM head coach Larry Coker before he left today. He spoke about that meeting.

"It went real good," he said. "I really like him and could see him being my coach one day. He wants me to come in there and said they could use me. He thinks if I work hard enough I could play right away. Other guys have done it. I basically left feeling like Miami could be a home for me one day."

Jones will now enjoy the Christmas season and spend some time with his family and playing in a state All-Star game before resuming the process in January.

"I'm going to Florida on the 13th and I'll also check out Georgia and LSU," he said. "It's hard to say if any of them stand out because they're all about even. The Miami visit changed things a little bit for them. I really liked what I saw out there."

Many people believe Jones, a full academic qualifier, will be a tough get from the state of Georgia since the Bulldogs are on him so hard.

"I gotta do what's best for me," he said. "I'm just looking for where I fit in the best. My parents really want me to leave anyway."

Jones was asked about some of the other recruits on the visit and spoke about one in particular.

"I was with Andre Smith, the No. 1 ranked O-Lineman in the nation," he said. "He seemed to like it a lot too."

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