Howell drops N.C. State for Wake Forest

Three-star inside linebacker Ford Howell (Memphis, Tenn./University) decommitted from North Carolina State and is now on board with Wake Forest.

Howell posted on his Twitter account, "I got nothin but love for nc state and their coaches but I have officially switched my commitment to Wake Forest University. Feels good to have my mind made up." Multiple sources confirmed Howell's decision.

Lehigh and Western Kentucky also extended scholarship offers to the 6-foot-1, 225-pound prospect. Boston College, Cincinnati, Duke, Kentucky, Louisiana-Lafayette, Memphis, Mississippi State, Northwestern, Stanford, Vanderbilt and Virginia showed interest.

Howell is the 12th verbal for Wake Forest.