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Jaelyne Matthews, a four-star offensive sort out from Toms River North (N.J.), was the primary individual within the class of 2025 to decide to Penn State. Along with his decommitment this week, nevertheless, the door has been opened for different suitors to maneuver in.

Based on stories, the Georgia Bulldogs might have taken place within the driver’s seat.

On3 reporter Keegan Pope wrote that Georgia supplied Matthews in April 2022 and has “remained in pursuit” since. 247Sports director of soccer recruiting Steve Wiltfong predicted on Tuesday that Georgia would nab the proficient lineman, ranked No. 9 at his place and No. 71 total on the 247Sports Composite.

Matthews tweeted his announcement on Tuesday.

Respect my determination 🙏@RivalsFriedman @RivalsRichie

— Jaelyne Matthews (@JaelyneMatthew3) September 12, 2023

“This has been a troublesome determination, as I’ve the utmost respect for the college, it coaches, and the whole Penn State neighborhood,” he stated. “After a lot reflection and dialogue with my household and mentors, I imagine it’s in my greatest curiosity to discover different choices for my tutorial and athletic future.”

Nittany Lions Wire reported that Matthews initially selected Penn State over affords together with Georgia, Ohio State, Rutgers, Tennessee, Syracuse and Texas A&M. Based on 247Sports, he has 17 affords.

His junior season is simply barely beneath method, so he has the higher a part of two extra years to amass extra. The 6-foot-5, 290-pound offensive lineman may simply be getting began on his recruiting journey.

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