Florida pursuing Ohio State commit and 5-star safety
The interest level surrounding Isaiah Pryor continues to grow despite his commitment to Ohio State.
On Friday, the 5-star safety from Lawrenceville, Ga., told SEC Country he continues to be heavily recruited by several schools, most notably Florida. And it appears there is mutual interest between both sides.
“Definitely Florida,” Pryor told SEC Country. “I’ve been talking to them a lot. I’ve been keeping a close connection with them.”
The 6-foot-2, 190-pound safety said his relationship with Florida has grown since he attended the program’s Friday Night Lights prospect camp in June. He received an offer a day later and has since been in communication with coach Jim McElwain and defensive backs coach Kirk Callahan.
“Florida is a big one,” Pryor said. “They always answer the phone. They’re always ready to talk. (McElwain and Callahan) have been recruiting me hard.”
However, just how much interest Pryor has in Florida remains to be seen. He’s been committed to Ohio State since July and has unofficially visited the program twice since that time, including his trip to Columbus, Ohio, on Saturday.
“It was a solid commitment,” Pryor said of his commitment back in August. “I visited there a lot of times. I felt very comfortable with the campus, talking with the coaches. I met with the players. I felt like it was a solid decision.”
Pryor is rated as the No. 2 safety in the Class of 2017.