Grant Radakovich, the son of Georgia Tech’s athletics director Dan Radakovich, has changed his college football plans.
Radakovich signed a football scholarship with Mars Hill last February, but said he recently both requested and was requested a release. He is now committed to Mercer University.
The 6-foot-1, 240-pound tight end from Walton High School made the change of plans after visiting Mars Hill with his parents for orientation and student registration a couple of weeks ago. The NCAA Div. II school is located in rural North Carolina.
“I went up to Mars Hill and it was a beautiful campus and everything,” Radakovich told the AJC. “I really thought it was going to be the place for me. But after I went up there, looked around, and came back home, my parents and I talked about it. They said ‘We’re not really sure if it’s a good fit for you.’ I kind of agreed. I was kind of feeling that way, too.
“The coaching staff was great,