"Even when he was thinking early on about LSU and the SEC, you could tell there was a problem," said Charles Johnson, Wakefield's wide receivers coach. "I think it was all about the name, but it was not a good fit for him. [People thought], 'Oh my God, LSU offered you a scholarship.' But you can tell it wouldn't have been a good choice for him. For the process, I let him find out for himself. I just made sure I walked him through it."