Phenix City (Ala.) quarterback Jonathan Wallace flipped his commitment from
on National Signing Day, leaving the Knights scrambling to find another quarterback.
Wallace was originally committed to
and switched his pledge to UCF on Jan. 15. Auburn made a late push for Wallace, who previously held offers from Alcorn State, Arkansas State, FIU, Jacksonville State, Kent State,
, Northern Illinois, South Alabama and Western Kentucky. Wallace ultimately signed with Auburn Wednesday morning.
The Knights tried to flip another quarterback after learning of Wallace's decision, but UCF couldn't poach one heading to another
Deltona Trinity Christian coach
said UCF made an eleventh-hour pitch to sign Trinity's Paxton Lynch (6-5, 220) on Wednesday morning. "They called this morning and offered Paxton," Johnson said. "We let him know and he thought about it, but he stuck with Memphis."
Lynch, the MVP of the Central Florida All Star Game, committed to Memphis on Saturday during his official visit with the Tigers.