In-state 2016 wide receiver Bryan Edwards from Conway, S.C. has decommitted from South Carolina on Thursday according to multiple reports.
This stings for the Gamecocks' 2016 recruiting class because this was one of their highest ranked recruits coming in for them next year.
The consensus 4-star recruit has offers from California, Clemson, Duke, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest. South Carolina offered him as a high school freshman which was his first college offer.
Edwards visited Clemson for the 23-13 win over Florida State and reportedly will visit Clemson this weekend for an another unofficial visit. The Clemson coaching staff is recruiting him more at the safety position than at wide receiver.
He had taken visits to Clemson including its Junior Day, the Dabo Swinney Football camp, S.C. State game, Florida State game, South Carolina game and several others. Clemson offered on Dec. 12, 2013.
He had 53 receptions for 969 yards and nine touchdowns this season before going down with a knee injury. In 41 high school games, Edwards has 188 receptions for 2,562 yards and 32 touchdowns.
As a sophomore, he had 17 receptions for 225 yards and 9 touchdowns. On defense, he had 36 tackles, 2 forced fumbles and 7 pass break-ups.
Edwards is planning to enroll early at his future college.
Note - His sister goes to Clemson and his grandfather played football at Clemson.
Official statement from Bryan Edwards: "After giving it a lot of thought I have decided to reconsider my commitment to South Carolina (1/2)