"It's been great," said Ruffin of the first two days of practice. "It's been a great experience being here with all of these guys and to be around all of these different coaches."
While some All-Star exhibitions are simply a glorified walk thru, the coaches and players from Mississippi are preparing for a physical contest this Saturday.
"I wasn't expecting to being doing this much hitting," said Ruffin. "We've been hitting a lot.
"It's been fun on defense too.
"We have a lot of fun guys that like to talk and they have made it a lot of fun for everybody."
A trio of four year schools have shown some strong interest in the talented linebacker.
"I want to take my visits and just enjoy being comfortable and find the place that I feel at home at for the next four years."