Ramsey (N.J.) Don Bosco quarterback Gary Nova watched Pitt's coaching search closely and remained verbally committed to the Panthers until Saturday.
This weekend the three-star quarterback decided that he wants to open his recruitment back up, and it looks like he will end up somewhere other than Pitt.
"Yeah, I decommitted," Nova confirmed on Saturday afternoon. "Basically the last straw was when (Mike Haywood) got rid of the whole coaching staff and guys like coach Cignetti. That was it for me.
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"Coach Cignetti and coach Wannstedt were two of the main reasons I was going to Pitt. They definitely played a role in my commitment there. I just felt like I didn't want to start over again."
The 6-foot-2, 210-pound quarterback said he didn't want to start over with a new coaching staff at Pitt with just a short time between now and Signing Day.
He's already looking at a couple of other schools, though he isn't ready to drop any hints on what schools are involved.
"I don't really want to get into that just yet but it's a school in the SEC and a school in the ACC," he said. "I'm going to send some tapes out and start from scratch."