Florida could be on the verge of losing one of its Junior Day commits.
DeLand offensive tackle Benjamin Knox visited South Florida on Friday for the second time in week and put a percentage on his UF pledge after the trip.
“It’s at 55 percent now,” Knox said. “I’m still committed to Florida, but I’m open. I just want to see my options. I don’t want to just go to Florida and then not like it.”
Although the Bulls haven’t offered Knox, he called USF his second favorite school followed by Florida State. In addition to UF, the only other offers for the 6-foot-5, 255-pounder at this time are Iowa, Louisville and Utah.
Depth chart concerns are another reason Knox is looking around.
“I like Florida — the facilities, the program, everything,” he said. “That’s why it’s one of my top schools. The only thing I’m worried about now is playing time. When I get there, they’re still going to have D.J. Humphries and the 2013 signees coming in this year. And they’re going after David Sharpe.”
Knox added there’s a chance he could decommit if the Gators land another prospect at his position. They currently lead for Denzel Ward and are in great shape with Sharpe, who is the nation’s second best offensive tackle and No. 12 overall prospect in the ESPN150.
Knox said Florida offensive line coach Tim Davis is scheduled to evaluate him in two weeks. He plans to camp at UF and USF this summer.