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Donell Harris, No. 4 Overall Recruit For 2021, Announces De-Commitment

Miami players taking the field for a game.

MIAMI - OCTOBER 14: Miami Hurricanes players enter the field through a giant inflatable helmet before the game against the Florida International Panthers at the Orange Bowl on October 14, 2006 in Miami, Florida. Miami won 35-0. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

One of the top defensive ends in the country, Miami commit Donell Harris, was considered the No. 4 player in the nation for the Class of 2021. But he's just made a major announcement that could have wide-ranging consequences for the rest of the country.

Taking to Twitter on Thursday, Harris announced that he would be de-committing from the University of Miami and reclassifying to the Class of 2020.

247Sports' Top247 rated him as the No. 4 player in the country. He is the No. 1 weak-side defensive end in the country, and the No. 1 player from the State of Florida.

This past year at Booker T. Washington he recorded 73 tackles, 21 sacks, three forced fumbles and a fumble recovery.

The announcement came less than an hour after he announced he had received a scholarship offer from South Carolina.

247Sports' Crystal Ball Predictions still indicate that Harris could still stay in his home state of Florida. The Florida State Seminoles have been given a 50-percent chance of landing him.

Losing Harris is a blow to Miami, but Manny Diaz's recruiting staff still has the making of an excellent class.

Miami's Class of 2021 is still ranked No. 1 in the country with a nation-leading nine recruits still in the fold. No other school in the country has more than three recruits.