Miami (Fla.) Northwestern wide receiver Amari Cooper is set to make his decision.
"I am going to make my decision during the first two weeks of school," Cooper said. "We go back to school on Monday."
The 6-foot-1, 175-pound wideout has narrowed his list to five finalists.
"I am going to decide between Miami, Ohio State, Alabama, Florida State, and West Virginia" Cooper said.
Despite recent news surrounding the University of Miami program, Cooper kept them on his list. He said the recent Yahoo Sports report did cause him to be concerned about the future of the program in Coral Gables.
"I am concerned about it," Cooper said. "I will have to wait and see what happens to the school."
Cooper shared more thoughts on the Hurricanes as well as his other four finalists.
Miami: "That is because I am a hometown guy. I like the school. I like that it is right here."
Ohio State: "I just like Ohio State. I like the players that they have and have had on that team. I also like the success that they have had."
West Virginia: "I like their offense and the way they get their receivers the ball more. I like how their quarterback throws for a lot of yards."
Alabama: "I like the way they play match-up football against their opponents. They work hard at getting you the ball if they see you have an advantage on your side as a receiver."
Florida State: "I just really like the coaching staff at Florida State. I liked it when I visited up there."
"They are not in any kind of order," Cooper added. "I am just still looking into the schools and trying to figure things out. I am trying to find an opportunity to play early and to win."
This summer, Cooper camped at Alabama, Florida State, and Miami. He has not previously visited his other two finalists.
Even though his decision will come before any official visits, the three-star wide receiver said his announcement is unlikely to truly end his recruitment.
"I will probably still take trips," Cooper said.