October 13, 2008
Never Nervous Purvis makes the play
Three-star wide receiver Delvon Purvis (5-11, 190, 4.5) from Los Angeles (Calif.) Jordan is off to an outstanding season. His nickname is "Never Nervous Purvis". He many never be nervous, but his big playmaking ability sure makes his opponents nervous.
Against a tough preseason that included games against SoCal powerhouse teams Ventura (Calif.) Saint Bonaventure, Santa Ana (Calif.) Mater Dei and Anaheim (Calif.) Esperanza, Purvis has been making plays as a receiver and special teams player.
In his last contest against Huntington Park, Calif., Purvis hauled in eight receptions for 197 yards and three touchdowns. On the season, Purvis has 29 catches for 409 yards and four touchdowns. He has also scored a special teams touchdown.
On the recruiting trail, Purvis is still searching for his first offer, but that first scholie could be coming any day. Schools such as USC, UCLA, Oregon, Washington and Arizona State are all looking at him.
"USC is heavily interested in Delvon and he is very likely to get an offer from the Trojans," Asante said. "He runs great and precise routes. Delvon is fearless over the middle and will catch the ball in traffic, plus gets yards after the catch."
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