Wilkins, a 5-foot-9, 165-pound athlete from Shelby (N.C.) Crest, says he began second guessing his commitment a week ago. On Sunday night, his brother, who is also Wilkins' guardian, informed Art Kaufman, Wilkins' primary recruiter, of the decommitment.
On Monday morning, Kaufman and Charlie Williams, UNC's wide receivers coach, visited Wilkins at Crest High.
"They just really asked me about the questions that I had," Wilkins said. "They answered all of my questions and set up an official visit for this weekend.
"They told me if I can play, I'm going to get to play. And they told me next year they're going to throw the ball a lot more because their offensive line is going to have a lot more experience."
Now decommitted, Wilkins is also considering taking an official visit to N.C. State. However, he admits there's a chance he could re-commit to UNC during this weekend's official visit.
"If things go good and I feel 100-percent comfortable [during my UNC official visit], that's where I'm going to be at," Wilkins said. "Or if that's where I feel like it's the best fit for me, then yeah it's a possibility [that I re-commit to UNC]."
On Saturday, Wilkins attended the N.C. State-UNC game in Raleigh.
"Right before that game, that's when I really started second guessing myself on the commitment," Wilkins said. "I just figured I'd go see what N.C. State was talking about and how they were still interested in me. I just went to see how things were."
Wilkins confesses that he attended the game sporting a red Adidas N.C. State shirt.
"I didn't want to go over there in Carolina Blue as a recruit," Wilkins said with a laugh.
Regardless, Wilkins says he didn't have a rooting interest in the game.
"I wasn't really pulling for either team," Wilkins said. "I just wanted to see a good game."
Wilkins says during his stay he didn't speak to any of N.C. State's coaches.