Chicago (Ill.) Simeon offensive tackle Denzel Ward decommits from Purdue and speaks to Scout.com about his options going forward.
After being committed to Purdue
since June, Chicago Simeon's massive 6-foot-8, 290-pound offensive tackle Denzel Ward
has re-opened his recruitment.
"I just decommitted from Purdue University," he reported. "I appreciate Coach Hazell and what his staff has done for me it has meant a great deal."
He added, "I just wasn't comfortable with it."
As for other schools he will look at, Ward said he did not know for sure, but he did take a recent official visit to South Florida and has one other visit planned.
"I have Syracuse right now for sure on January 31st."
A couple schools have stopped in to Simeon recently to check in on Ward.
"Penn State, Arizona State and that's really it," he said.
Ward added that a visit to Oklahoma could be in the works for January 17. He, at one point was committed to Michigan and had additional offers from Florida, Texas Tech, Wisconsin and others.