Cornerback Jaylon King, the Jackets highest-rated recruit will sign his letter of intent on Wednesday, officially making him a member of the Georgia Tech football program.
Top rated commitment cornerback Jaylon King will officially join the Georgia Tech football program on Wednesday. The Nashville, Tennessee native will sign his letter of intent officially ending his recruitment.
King a four-star athlete according to 247Sports composite rankings is ranked as the 326th best player in the country and the 15th best Athlete in the country. King will be playing on the National Team in the upcoming Offense-Defense All-American Bowl that will take place in New Orleans from December 27th to December 30th.
A highly skilled cornerback that could be a candidate to play right away for the Yellow Jackets.
According to his 247Sports profile, King had 11 known offers. Alongside the Yellow Jackets offer, King racked up offers from the following schools;
- Ole Miss
- Southern Miss
Notable schools that had shown interest in King but did not offer were Alabama, Notre Dame, and Stanford.
The first thing that’s easy to say about King is that he is an extremely smart kid. Not only did he get accepted into Tech but racking up offers from academic powers such as Princeton and Vanderbilt while having interest from Notre Dame and Stanford is highly impressive.
Vanderbilt was King’s first offer according to his 247Sports timeline. The Commodores were considered the favorite for King before his commitment to the Jackets, most likely due to his proximity to the university.
The Jackets joined King’s recruitment in January of last season and were able to earn his commitment on July 27th. Ever since King has been a hard commitment to the Jackets. He’ll be back on campus in January for his official visit.
For more coverage on Georgia Tech’s national signing day be sure to check out our 2018 live recruiting tracker.