"I feel like I'm not ready to be committed right now. I have a whole other year and I will need to take time to make the right decision," Phillips said.
"I just don't feel like I should be committed.
Florida struggled mightily on offense last season, but Phillips said that had nothing to do with his decision to decommit. He'll be keeping a close eye on the Gators' offense next year.
"I have another year to see if they improve or not," he said.
Phillips' teammate Dalvin Cook remains committed to Florida, but plenty of speculation remains if the Gators will keep him. Same goes for Phillips' good friend, receiver Ermon Lane. Phillips says Cook and Lane's choices have nothing to do with his own.
"I don't know what they are doing or where their mindsets are, I'm just making my decision," he said.
The 6-foot-1, 175-pound receiver also has offers from Alabama, Florida State, Miami, Clemson, and more. Phillips says at this point, no school or schools hold the edge in his recruitment. He's not ruling out the Gators either.
"I still would love them to recruit me. If they decide not to, oh well," he said.
"I'm just going to keep working to get more college offers and I'll attend camps and things (in spring)."
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