COLUMBIA, SC – NOVEMBER 14: A general view of the Florida Gators versus South Carolina Gamecocks during their game at Williams-Brice Stadium on November 14, 2015 in Columbia, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)A top running back recruit announced he’s decided to back off of his commitment to South Carolina. It’s a tough break for the Gamecocks, but the team still has a solid start on the 2020 recruiting class.Four-star running back Mecose Todd took to Twitter to announce his decision to re-open his recruitment heading into the fall deadline.“…I would like to re-evaluate my recruiting process and decommit from the University of South Carolina. This has been a hard decision, but I fell that this is the best decision for me to make at this time so please respect my decision and now my recruitment is fully re-open,” Todd said on Twitter.Here’s the full announcement from the four-star tailback.#respectmydecision pic.twitter.com/nSXnlbBVu9— 〽️ecose T⭕️dd (@MecoseTodd) November 16, 2018Todd is the No. 26 running back recruit in the 2020 class and the No. 31 player from the state of Georgia. The four-star running back also holds offers from Alabama, Florida, and USC among others.