Harrison is considered the No. 2 recruit in the state of Washington. He committed to the Ducks back in June, but he's re-opening his recruitment with Willie Taggart's future at Oregon in question.
One of the top in-state recruits in the Class of 2018 just announced he was re-opening his recruitment.
Four-star athlete Tre’Shaun Harrison, out of Garfield, said Saturday on Twitter that the uncertainty of Willie Taggart’s future as Oregon’s head coach had led him to de-commit from the Ducks.
“With the uncertainty surrounding Coach Taggart and the University of Oregon’s football program, I am decommiting and reopening my recruitment,” Harrison wrote. “I ask you [to] respect respect my family’s decision and please no interviews.”
Reports have connected Taggart to the Florida State job vacated by Jimbo Fisher, who left for a record deal to coach at Texas A&M. Taggart was asked Friday if he would be back at Oregon in 2018.
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“Why wouldn’t I be?” Taggart told media in Eugene. “I’m the football coach. You guys ask me like you’re trying to get me out of here or something. I thought we were better than that. Why wouldn’t I be?”
24/7 Sports ranks Harrison as the No. 2 recruit in the state of Washington and 159th nationally. He gave his verbal commitment to Taggart and the Ducks back in June.
“I choose Oregon because I felt it would fit me best,” Harrison wrote at the time in a Twitter direct message to the Seattle Times. “The staff [is] very cool, I liked the vibe there and the facility was very nice.”
As of his commitment, Harrison had received 12 offers, and his original decision reportedly came down to Oregon, UCLA, USC, Washington, Utah and Michigan.