When it came down to it, 2014 Tyrone (Ga.) Sandy Creek wide receiver Demarre Kitt just felt like he pulled the trigger a little too early. On Thursday, after receiving flattering overtures from schools all over the country, the talented Kitt decided to de-commit from Georgia and start the recruiting process over from scratch.
"I just think I did it too early," he said. "Schools are recruiting me hard and I want to give them a shot."
The main schools making a run at Kitt are Clemson and USC, and Kitt said he didn't want limit his options so early in the process.
"I want to take more time," Kitt said. "I've visited Florida State, Tennessee and Clemson and I want to take some more visits and really think about it this time."
The Tigers are telling Kitt he could be a star in the mold of Sammy Watkins or DeAndre Hopkins. USC is pointing to the recent success of Robert Woods and Marqise Lee.
"Clemson has told me that Sammy will be leaving and I can come in and do the same type of things he does," Kitt said. "He's a good receiver and someone I look up to."
As far as Georgia, Kitt said there's no hard feelings and that the Bulldogs are still very much in the picture going forward. He also said Georgia assistant Rodney Garner, who is handling his recruitment, said he understood Kitt's decision.
"He understands why," Kit said. "He's still recruiting me and he knows why I did it."
Despite his kind words about the Tigers, Trojans and Bulldogs, Kitt said he has no favorite, and is "completely open" going forward. He's also planning on waiting awhile before pulling the trigger on another commitment.
"I'm not going to rush it this time like I did last time," he said. "I'm just going to let it play out."
Kitt is one of the top prospects in the Southeast for the class of 2014 and holds offers from numerous schools, including Alabama, Florida and Virginia Tech.