West Palm Beach (Fla.) Cardinal Newman wide receiver Travis Rudolph is on the verge of de-committing from Miami later today.
Rivals.com has learned that the 6-foot, 170-pound flanker has plans to call coach (Jethro) Franklin to inform him of his decision.
Rudolph committed early to the 'Canes after he said he felt some "peer pressure." After taking a step back he decided he needed to explore his options.
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One of the reasons he opted to look around was his future position in Coral Gables. He prefers wideout, but coach (Al) Golden wanted him to play defensive back.
On his visit to Miami for Junior Day last month he spoke to the staff about his situation.
"They said I can player where ever I want and that it's up to me. My coach told me that sometimes coaches tell you what you want to hear. I had a good time down there. However, at the end of the day I'm going to make the best decision for me," stated Rudolph.
Since that time Auburn, Florida, North Carolina, USF, and Vanderbilt have offered the Cardinal Newman star.
Last weekend, Rudolph took a trip to Gainesville for the Gators Junior Day and the visit blew him away.
"It was great. I loved it. I toured the facilities and talked to the coaches. More importantly they gained my trust. I have a good relationship with Coach (Joker) Phillips and he broke down what my future could be like at Florida," remarked Rudolph.
Late Monday night he picked up an unexpected offer from Dameyune Craig at Auburn.
He said, "It was like a dream come true. At first I didn't have any SEC offers. Then I got Florida, Vanderbilt, and now Auburn. It feels great to know that I can play in the SEC."
As a junior he scored 17 touchdowns (six receiving, six rushing, two fumble recoveries, two kick return, and one interception return) despite missing three games with a broken finger.
When asked about his dream offer?
He replied, "I feel like I already have my dream offers. I've always wanted to play in the SEC. I can see me at Florida in a orange and blue uniform."