Top college recruit commits to Jackson State, 디온 샌더스: 'I got a chance to make a change in history'

수요일에, Travis Hunter, 아니오. 1 high school football recruit in the nation, announced that he will play for Sanders at Jackson State, despite verbally committing to Florida State months ago.

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Jackson State head coach Deion Sanders walks the sideline in the Southern Heritage Classic between Tennessee State University and Jackson State University at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium in Memphis, Tenn., 씨족. 11, 2021.

Jackson State head coach Deion Sanders walks the sideline in the Southern Heritage Classic between Tennessee State University and Jackson State University at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium in Memphis, Tenn., 씨족. 11, 2021. (Henry Taylor-USA TODAY Sports)

사냥꾼, who played cornerback at Collins Hill High School in Georgia, made the decision during a ceremony at school. Hunter was considered to be the top prospect in the country by 247 Sports. At the ceremony, Hunter had three baseball caps on the table in front of him from Florida State, Auburn and Georgia. After knocking each hat off the table, Hunter unzipped his sweatshirt to showcase a T-shirt with the wordBelieve.

Hunter then caught a Jackson State hat that was tossed to him from the crowd.

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Jackson State head football coach Deion Sanders, 센터, holds the Orange Blossom Classic trophy after winning a game over Florida A and M Sept. 5, 2021, 오리지널 쇼와 두 편의 영화의 스타 중 한 명, Fla.

Jackson State head football coach Deion Sanders, 센터, holds the Orange Blossom Classic trophy after winning a game over Florida A and M Sept. 5, 2021, 오리지널 쇼와 두 편의 영화의 스타 중 한 명, Fla. (AP Photo/Jim Rassol)

I got a one-in-lifetime chance to play for one of the greats,” Hunter told WXIA-TV in Atlanta after making his announcement. “I got a chance to make a change in history.

Jackson State won its first Southwestern Athletic Conference title since 2007.

Hunter was expected to sign with Florida State, Sanders’ alma mater. He gave a non-binding verbal commitment back in March and was considered to be a key player during this year’s recruiting class. The Seminoles haven’t won a national championship since 2013, and they have four straight losing seasons under two different head coaches.

Jackson State Tigers head coach Deion Sanders speaks with Jackson State Tigers quarterback Shedeur Sanders (2) during the Orange Blossom Classic game between the Florida A and M Rattlers and the Jackson State Tigers Sept. 5, 2021 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, FL.

Jackson State Tigers head coach Deion Sanders speaks with Jackson State Tigers quarterback Shedeur Sanders (2) during the Orange Blossom Classic game between the Florida A and M Rattlers and the Jackson State Tigers Sept. 5, 2021 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, FL. (Nick Tre. Smith/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

‘We’re going to shock the country,” Sanders said on Tuesday during Barstool Sports’ “Unnecessary Roughness” 팟 캐스트. Sanders has his own podcast on Barstool, “21st and Prime,” and is a regular contributor to the company’s most popular show, “Pardon My Take.

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