Wiegers Re-Opens Recruitment

Beverly Hills (Mich.) Detroit Country Day quarterback Tyler Wiegers is back on the market after a Sunday night decision to de-commit from Rutgers. Wiegers confirmed his de-commitment, and offered a reason late Sunday evening.

Tyler Wiegers wants to explore other options, and made the decision to de-commit from Rutgers Sunday night.

The Beverly Hills (Mich.) Detroit Country Day star needed wants to take visits with his senior season coming to an end this week, and Iowa will be the first stop.

"I have some other schools I want to look at," Wiegers said. I'm going to check out Iowa first, and maybe a couple of others."

Wiegers received an Iowa offer after committing to Rutgers, and gained significant attention during a strong senior season.

After camping at Rutgers with his younger brother over the summer, Wiegers may return to campus for an official visit. Wiegers has not yet ruled out Rutgers, which lost its sixth commitment of the recruiting class.

"The [Rutgers] coaches want me to make another visit," Wiegers said. "I'll talk it over with my parents."

Wiegers was the highest rated quarterback commit to Rutgers since Tom Savage in 2009, and vocal in trying to keep the class together at the start of the week. His decision comes 24 hours after Rutgers lost 52-17 to Cincinnati.

Rutgers also received de-commitments this week from four-star safety Kiy Hester, wide reeceiver Adonis Jennings and cornerback Lamont Simmons.

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