Irish in the mix for five-star wide receiver's No. 2 ranked wide receiver in the 2015 class, five-star George Campbell of Tarpon Springs (Fla.) East Lake, decommitted from Michigan in December, and he talks about what programs are in the mix now that have a chance to sign him.

When Notre Dame offered five-star wide receiver George Campbell of Tarpon Springs (Fla.) East Lake last Feb., Campbell had this to say to of the Fighting Irish:

"At first, everyone was just thinking they (Notre Dame) were overrated, but I can see that it's an elite team that played for a national championship, and not every team can do that," Campbell said. "Coach Alford, he's a good person, not just a good coach. I'm trying to get up there early in the summer, maybe spring, just to check it out and just see how I feel about it. Before Mason (Cole) committed (to Michigan), he said Notre Dame was a pretty good school so that makes me want to check it out."

Flash forward to July 2013, and the 2015 stud athlete decided to give his pledge to Michigan. However, following the Wolverines' poor season, Campbell decommitted from Michigan in December and is being adamant about wanting to consider all the offers on his plate going forward in the process.

"Decommitment is something I talked with my parents about," Campbell said. "There's no harsh feelings against Michigan, I just want to open up my options. I'm back at the beginning. Everything is open. My mailbox is pretty full right now from everyone. With the dead period over soon, I'm sure I'll be hearing from a lot of schools."

Campbell's main criteria for a school is nothing unique, but the five-star speedster is serious when he emphasizes education.

"It's pretty much just academics," Campbell said. "I want to play good football too and have good coaches and see how they develop players. But, school is first."

Often mentioned in the same sentence as good education, is Notre Dame, and for Campbell, the connotation is no different.

"I mean, Notre Dame offers one of the best educations in the country, and that's what my main goal is in college," Campbell said. "You hear a lot about Notre Dame from players down here, and I know the guys above me that visited there liked it."

However, don't expect a decision from Campbell any time soon.

"Recruiting is at the back of my mind right now," said Campbell, who only visited Ann Arbor last fall. "I haven't talked to any coaches since I decommitted. What I'm really focused on is my football team and me doing what I have to do to get another ring. That's what I really want."

At the Under Armour Combine on Jan. 2, the Tarpon Springs, Fla., native clocked a hand-held 40-yard dash time of 4.35 seconds and his best laser timing was 4.57 seconds. Out of 153 participants, Campbell notched the best 5-10-15 shuttle time at 4.07 seconds.

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