Six weeks ago, Penn State lost a five-star recruit at a position of need when Harrisburg High School defensive end Micah Parsons announced he was planning to reopen his recruitment.
The one-time top recruiting class in the nation lost another big piece of the future puzzle on Tuesday night.
Quarterback Justin Fields, a quarterback from Georgia who has been skyrocketing up prospect lists and recruiting rankings since he committed to Penn State in December, announced he too would be opening up his recruitment.
— Justin Fields (@justnfields) June 7, 2017
247sports ranked Fields as the No. 6 overall prospect in the nation and the top dual-threat quarterback in the nation.
Florida and Florida State recently offered Fields scholarships, and home-state Georgia is also in the running. But, Fields said Penn State will still be among the top contenders.