"I am looking forward to the visit," Ronnie Turner said. "Coach (Billy) Gonzales has been in touch with me and he said that they are excited to get me out there to see everything."
While the Bulldogs have not extended an offer to date, Turner reports that there has been a lot of talk about that possibility. The 6-5, 195 pound walking mismatch reports that the opportunity to play in the Southeastern Conference would be something he would have to strongly consider.
"Getting the chance to play in the SEC would be big," Turner said. "That's a really big opportunity especially for a guy coming out of junior college. Mississippi State hasn't offered yet, but they've told me that we're going to talk about that more when I take the visit."
After a visit to Boulder, Colorado, Turner promoted the Buffaloes to the top spot in his pecking order. A recent visit to Cincinnati was deemed a "great" experience as well. With potential playing options in three different regions of the country, Turner has already made his peace with the fact that his remaining college days will be pretty far removed from his home in California.
"I am willing to go anywhere," Turner said. "The distance from home doesn't really matter to me. I'm already used to being away from home, so I am just looking for the best opportunity for myself."
In just seven games this season, Turner scored 10 touchdowns to go along with 755 receiving yards. His penchant for the big play as well as his size make Turner an intriguing target. The Seaside, California product reports that he is simply waiting to see where he fits best before making his decision.
"Once I take the visit this weekend, I feel like I will know what I want to do," Turner said. "I am going to take the visit to Mississippi State and then talk about everything with my family. I just want to make the right decision for me and my future."
As it stands now, Turner's final three appear to be Cincinnati, Colorado and Mississippi State. The lengthy wide out is not certain when he will announce his decision, but is not looking to drag out the process any longer than he has to. With just over a week to go before making his selection official, Turner is still waiting to know for certain what his options are.
"I am hoping Mississippi State ends up offering me this weekend," Turner said. "Once I know for sure what they're going to do, then I will be able to make a decision. I have some great options and I am really excited about the future."