After being committed to Louisville since March, Lithonia (Ga.) Martin Luther King 3-star linebacker Jacarthy Mack reversed course on Saturday morning, informing the Cardinals coaches he was reopening his recruitment.
"I just want to reevaluate things and open up my recruitment," Mack said. "I talked to [linebackers coach] Brian Jean-Mary and told him I was going to explore my options."
Mack has claimed offers from Kansas State, South Carolina and Vanderbilt, among others. He's planning on taking a visit to Manhattan in early January, but that's the only thing he knows at this point.
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"Right now it's kind of too early to see," he said. "I'm just trying to evaluate things and check and see who is still interested."
As of Saturday, Mack said he hasn't a chance to inform any other schools that he's back on the market.
"I just made the final decision a few hours ago so I haven't had a chance to talk to anyone yet," Mack said.
He said that once he does get back in touch with schools, he'll try to schedule official as many as five visits, adding that he doesn't have any particular attributes he's looking for at this time.
"I'm just trying to find a school where I can see myself for the next four years," Mack said. "I'll know when I see it, I just want to find a place where I'll be happy."
Mack isn't worried about distance and is more than willing to travel outside of the Southeast to find the right school.
"As far as distance I don't really care about that," he said. "If I choose the right college and I'm happy it really doesn't matter."
With only two months until signing day and Mack starting from a blank slate, he said he could wait all the way until signing day before making a final decision
"I've been thinking about it for a while and I think now is a good time because I still have some time before signing day," he said. "I might take it all the way up to signing day before I decide. I'm not sure."