Daytona Beach (Fla.) Mainland cornerback Deonte Wilson committed to Florida International two weeks ago after an official visit to the Miami-based school. Now, two weeks later, rumors are circulating that he has switched his commitment after an official visit to Central Florida.
"I haven't done anything yet," Wilson said Sunday evening. "I don't know what I am going to do yet. I haven't decided yet."
At this stage, Wilson says it is simply between the Knights and Panthers for his services.
He talked about what stood out during his weekend visit to Orlando.
"I like the education, the football program, and that they are in the Big East," Wilson said.
During his time on campus, Wilson was able to speak at length with current players. He shared some of the insight he received on George O'Leary's program.
"They were just saying that they will give you a chance no matter who you are, whether you are a walk-on or on scholarship, they give you a chance," Wilson said. "He said that everybody has an equal chance."
While he enjoyed UCF, the 5-foot-11, 180-pound cornerback reflected on the reasons why he originally selected Florida International in the first place.
"I like the coaching staff," Wilson said. "I feel like their program is going in the right direction. I just wanted to be a part of that."
As for his final decision, that won't be known for a few more days.
"I will make my final decision on signing day," Wilson said.
Wilson said he will meet with his parents and coaches to help sort things out and make his final decision.