UGA’s top football recruit de-committed from the Bulldogs on Wednesday.
Derrick Henry, the 5-star tailback from Yulee, Fla., released a statement to recruiting reporters that he was backing off his UGA commitment from last summer.
Henry said he decided to re-open his recruiting because “I was probably a little too quick in making my initial decision and got caught up in the moment, so I apologize for that.”
Henry’s change of heart came after he spent a few days with Alabama’s Nick Saban on an unofficial visit last weekend.
If there’s any good news for UGA, it’s that Henry claims he is still considering the Bulldogs as he moves forward.
Here’s the statement:
“This has been a great experience getting to know so many great coaches and visiting some of the best college football programs in the country. Even though I’ve worked really hard to put myself in this situation, I