Woodbridge High School senior cornerback Taylor Harris announced on Twitter Wednesday evening that he is no longer committed to East Carolina University and therefore will re-open his recruitment.
Harris said the new ECU coaching staff chose not to honor Harris' scholarship offer and subsequent commitment after he decided to hold off on signing until National Signing Day Feb. 6 instead of signing during the early signing period that began Wednesday.
Harris committed to the Pirates April 19 and made an official visit to the school the weekend of Dec. 8.
"I enjoyed my official visit with the new staff two weeks ago but felt I needed more time to build a relationship with the team," Harris wrote on his Twitter account. "Unfortunately I have just been made aware my commitment will no longer be accepted by the new staff since I decided to wait until the tradition signing period in February."
East Carolina was the first school to offer Harris. He also had offers from Charlotte, Cincinnati, Old Dominion, Temple and Virginia.
The Pirates fired head coach Scottie Montgomery Nov. 29 and replaced him with Mike Houston.
Osbourn Park senior Isaac Owusu was one of 22 players to sign early with Coastal Carolina.
The 6-4, 255-pound offensive lineman signed Wednesday as did Colgan’s Darrian Brokenburr with Howard.
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Josh Fuga signed Wednesday with Virginia Tech, making him the first Freedom football player to sign with a major Division I program since the school opened in 2004.