Story Time At UA Game

The ESPN Under Armour week of practice has been an interesting time for those that follow recruiting, and the saga of Florida commit JaJuan Story is one of the more interesting ones. Story has opened up his recruitment, and will visit Ohio State this coming weekend. Bill Greene talked to Story to get the latest.

One of the top wide receiver prospects in the ESPN Under Armour game is JaJuan Story, of Brookville (FLA) Nature Coast. Story, a Florida commit, has opened up his recruitment recently, and is taking official visits.

"I will be visiting Ohio State this weekend," Story stated Monday after practice. "I want to get up there and check out the facilities, and see the campus. I'm looking forward to meeting the coaches and hanging out with all the players."

"I like Ohio State because they always win, and they're a very stable program," he added. "I'm looking forward to getting up there and learning more about the program, and I like a lot about them. If I go in there and I feel like I'm at home, then I could go there. I know Ryan Shazier and Braxton Miller, and they're both great guys. I will be hanging out with both guys next week, and they're looking forward to me getting up there."

After committing to Florida last summer, Story seemed solid to the Gators, but the retirement of head coach Urban Meyer has caused him to reconsider his options.

"You could say I'm still committed to Florida, since I haven't de-committed yet, and I'm definitely considering my options," he continued. "I went to Oregon a week ago, and they have top of the chart facilities, coaches, players, and everything really. They're playing for the national championship, so they're on top right now."

"I'd like to schedule a few more visits, but the time is running out," he added. "The coaching staff at Florida leaving so quickly has really messed things up for me, because Signing Day is coming up real soon. With all the coaches leaving at once is really stressful to me."

"I had my recruiter, Dan McCartney, leave, and then it was Urban Meyer leaving," he continued. "Plus, the wide receiver coach, Zach Azzani, left also, so I don't know who is on the staff right now. I have talked to (new Gator head coach) Will Muschamp, and he's really cool, so I'm kind of confused right now."

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