Hart Unsure Of Decision Announcement

Offensive lineman Leon Hart talks about his visit to South Carolina and his announcement on Wednesday.

Columbia, S.C.--One of the South's premier players took an official visit to South Carolina over the weekend and says that he's now not sure whether he'll make his decision public on Wednesday or wait until later. Offensive tackle Leon Hart from Spring Valley High says that his visit this weekend "threw things for a loop" for him and he's not sure if his plans are going to remain the same this week.

"My visit went well," Hart tells Inside The Auburn Tigers. "I got a lot of questions answered and had a chance to meet with a lot of the new coaches including the offensive line coach. It was a good visit. I would give it a ‘9' out of 10.

"One thing that really stood out to me was the attitude of older Coach Holtz (Lou) and some of the other coaches. They are really trying to get the program back. It was never in shambles or anything, but that's something that really stood out to me was the attitude of the coaches."

Originally Hart says he planned to make his decision final on Countdown To Signing Day hosted by theinsiders.com Jamie Newberg, but now that looks like it might not happen he says.

"I sort of have a pretty good idea of where I'm going, but right now I'm just thinking," Hart says. "I might have to go back on that if I'm not quite ready. I'm not sure at the moment whether I'm going to or not right now. If I'm thinking that I won't be ready then I'll probably call CTSD on Tuesday and let them know."

Having already had in-home visits from Ohio State Coach Jim Tressell and Holtz from South Carolina, Coach Tommy Tuberville from Auburn will have the last shot to push his program. Hart says he has a visit scheduled from Tuberville early this coming week. Despite the interest from the Buckeyes Hart told Bucknuts.com that it's a two-way battle now between Auburn and South Carolina for his decision.

"Basically, I'm going to sit here and tell you this and tell you the truth, because I want to be honest," Hart said. "I took Ohio State off the list this weekend."


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