September 23, 2013

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Martin Luther King cornerback Wesley Green is back on the market.

Green committed to South Carolina in June after a strong early summer push by the Gamecock staff, but the Lithonia native says that made a hasty decision at that time.

"I think I just committed to early," Green said when asked to talk about his decommitment from South Carolina. "I wanted to check out all of my options and stuff like that, really and make the right decision."

A number of schools have stayed in contact with Green despite his commitment. He says that a couple of schools have been recruiting him the hardest.

"I think right now it is Georgia," he said. "I would say Georgia and maybe Tennessee have been pushing the hardest for me."

Georgia is a team that seemed to fade hard for Green in late spring and early summer. Due to the work of a Georgia assistant, however, the Bulldogs appear to be back in the mix in a big way.

"Georgia is recruiting me pretty hard. I can say that. I talk to them a lot. Coach (Chris) Wilson has stayed in touch with me. It is probably almost every other day on Facebook and stuff like that," Green said. "I've been getting a lot of hand written stuff from them and we have been in keeping up the communication."

So what is the message from the Georgia staff to the Rivals250 prospect?

"They (Georgia) are telling me that they could really use me and use my talent," he said. "They are telling me that they need another cornerback and that I fit what they do perfect. They are just letting me know that can help them out."

The 5-foot-11, 170 pound prospect doesn't anticipate wasting any time before he seeing the Georgia staff in person either. He has decided to spend the weekend in the Classic City on his official visit starting Friday, September 27.

"I plan to be at the LSU/Georgia game for my official visit, but after that I don't really have any visits planned," Green said of his future plans.

The official visit to UGA will be Green's first, and he has a clear idea of what he is looking for in his 48 hours in Athens.

"I'm just trying to get a good feeling on the players and how I could fit in with that group," he said. "I want to see what kind of impact the coaches have on their players and to see if I get a good vibe around there and with the atmosphere there."

Green says that he has no favorites at this time and while Georgia and Tennessee may be coming the hardest, those two programs are not the only two the Peach State defender is still considering.

"As of right now, I have talked to Ole Miss a lot, too," he said. "I've been talking to LSU as well. South Carolina is still standing pretty good with me. I'm going to keep in contact with the coaches and keep my relationship with them."

Having made a commitment already once in the process, Green says he has no timetable for a decision. He does, however, plan to commit when he senses the time is right.

"I think I'll just make a decision when I'm ready," Green said of his timeline. "I don't know when that will be."

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