Recruits react to Porter's firing

With Larry Porter now out as the Memphis football coach, the seven recruits that have committed to the Tigers are left with big decisions. TigerAuthority.com caught up with most of the recruits in the class for their thoughts.

Coaching changes don't just affect the current team. There's a much greater impact with the players that haven't yet set foot on the Memphis campus, namely committed prospects.

With Larry Porter now out as the Memphis football coach, the seven recruits that have committed to the Tigers are left with big decisions. TigerAuthority.com caught up with most of the recruits in the class for their thoughts.

Daniel Hurd, Woodale wide receiver: "That's sad. He was the reason I committed, but that's how business goes."
Status: Opening up his recruitment.

Carl Mitchell, Wooddale defensive end: "I don't even know where to go from here. That's a great question. I can't even lie about that one."
Status: Weighing his options.

Eric Belew, Columbia Central athlete: "Out of all the schools that have offered me, Memphis is still my favorite overall college. I just have some sorting out to do."
Status: Weighing his options.

Wynton McManis, Olive Branch linebacker: "I don't know, man. It's tough. But I'm still with Memphis though."
Status: Still committed.

Jordan Moore, Martin Luther King (Ga.) receiver, considering Tigers: "It's a start of something new for the fans, a refreshing sense of redemption. I'm not worried about the coaching change."
Status: Still considering Memphis, along with East Carolina and LSU.


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