Pflugerville (Texas) Hendrickson defensive back Chance Waz has decided to re-open his recruitment.
Waz committed to the Colorado Buffaloes in June, but Sunday night after talking over the recruiting process with his family he made a tough decision to decommit from the Pac-12 program.
"Well, I just think I rushed the process over the summer," Waz said. "I decided to re-open the recruiting process and see what's out there."
The 5-foot-11, 175-pound defender has cancelled his official visit to Colorado, and is not planning to re-schedule the visit. However, the Buffaloes are still in the mix.
"Yes sir, I'm still considering Colorado," Waz, who did visit Colorado this summer, said. "I've developed a great bond with Coach Walters and the coaching staff, but after sitting down and talking it over with my family, I felt that decommiting is the best option right now."
Waz did take an official visit to Nebraska a couple of weeks ago, and the Cornhuskers left an impression on the defensive standout. In fact they are currently at the top of his list.
"I enjoyed the visit there," Waz said. "I loved the facilities and the coaching staff. They are putting together a good recruiting class."
At this point in the process though, Waz plans to take a few visits and check out his options.
"Throughout the whole process I've taken only two visits. One to Colorado and one to Nebraska," Waz said. "I have a teammate (Trai Mosley) that's committed to Nebraska and we've known each other since the third grad and played together just as long. So Nebraska is definitely at the top of my list at this point and time. I haven't talked to many schools due to being committed because I felt I owed [Colorado] that much, but now that I'm not committed anymore…recruiting is open."
Waz has received offers from Arkansas State, North Texas, Tulsa, and Utah in addition to Colorado and Nebraska, and as he looks into his visit options he is keeping an open mind.
"Right now I feel that I'm one of the best DBs out there, and by electing to use the summer to workout with my person trainers instead of doing the camps I'm kind of getting slept on," Waz said. "I was first-team All-District and Centex safety for 2012 and after the summer of working out I've been blessed to have an even better year and I have stats to back it up. So any school I'm blessed to have an opportunity to visit then I will talk it over with my family and if I feel that it's something I'm interested in I might consider a visit."
Currently, Waz does not have any official visits planned and does not want to do "another rush decision." Right now he plans to pray on everything and when he does make a decision he wants to make sure it is final.
As a senior, Waz totaled 112 tackles, 8 INTs, 9 PBUs, 3 forced fumbles, 3 fumble recoveries, and scored 4 touchdowns.