McGhee backs off Memphis pledge

Late last week word broke that Cedar Grove (Ga.) Ellenwood safety Daletavius McGhee had committed to Memphis, but now McGhee is backing off that commitment.
"It was just a misunderstanding between me and the coaching staff," McGhee said. "I'm planning on visiting in November, but I'm not committed."
McGhee has offers from the Tigers, Louisiana Tech, UCF and UTEP and said he's not taking any options off the table at this point.
"All of my options are open," he said. "I'm considering all schools."
McGhee has been focused on his high school season and has yet to take any visits. He's planning to take all five of his official visits, starting with his Memphis trip next month.
"I want to take all five I'm my visits to I can be sure in my decision," McGhee said.
The multipurpose McGhee has been used all over the field at Cedar Grove this season, lining up at cornerback, safety as well as wide receiver. He said all the schools he's talking to see him as a safety.
As far as a timeline, McGhee plans to wait until after the season to decide, hopefully after a deep playoff run.
"I'm focused now on keeping my grades up and trying to get a state championship," McGhee said. "That's my goal."
As far as leaving the Southeast to go to a school like UTEP, McGhee said he's wary about traveling too far from home.
"My preference would be to stay close to home," he said. "If I had to travel I could, but if I could pick I'd rather stay close to home and my family."