Henry reopens his recruitment

Five-star running back Derrick Henry is no longer committed to Georgia.

But he's not committed to anyone else either.

Henry issued a statement Wednesday saying he is reopening his recruitment. The move comes after a weekend visit to Alabama, after which Henry has been clearly torn on his college options. He was clear in the statement that he is still considering Georgia.

The nation's No. 15 overall prospect in the 2013 class, Henry of Yulee, Fla., first committed to UGA last summer during DawgNight festivities, announcing his decision alongside 2013 prospects quarterback Brice Ramsey and wide receiver Tramel Terry. Since that time, Terry also withdrew his commitment at one point before reconfirming with Georgia.

"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 said. "I’m still considering Georgia and I have nothing but great things to say about their program, but I want to be honest with everyone in the fact that I am going to go over all my options and do what is best for me and my athletic and academic career."

Here is the text of Henry's full 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 know I’m blessed to have this opportunity I’m very thankful for that.

For me personally, this is one of the biggest decisions I’ll make in my life and probably the most important to this point. I want to be 100 percent sure I am making the best choice on where I go to college and to play football. I’m going to open up my recruitment and take some more visits, get as much information as I can, and then decide from there. I was probably a little too quick in making my initial decision and got caught up in the moment so I apologize for that. I’m still considering Georgia and I have nothing but great things to say about their program, but I want to be honest with everyone in the fact that I am going to go over all my options and do what is best for me and my athletic and academic career.

For the rest of the summer, I am focusing on helping my team have the best season that we can have and achieve our team goals. Please refer any questions about my recruitment to my head coach. I’m not sure when I’ll make a final announcement, but when I have no doubts at all about where I’m going, I’ll let everyone know.

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