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Three-star safety Jordyn Peters verbally commits to Auburn

Defensive back Jordyn Peters verbally committed to Auburn Friday afternoon.
Defensive back Jordyn Peters verbally committed to Auburn Friday afternoon. Courtesy

Three-star safety Jordyn Peters gave Auburn its sixth in-state verbal commit Friday afternoon.

Peters committed to Auburn over a group of three finalists that included Virginia Tech and Ole Miss. The defensive back also had offers from Mississippi State, Michigan, Minnesota, Duke and Louisville.

The 6-foot-2, 185-pounder out of Muscle Shoals High School is ranked as one of the top 50 prospects in Alabama by 247 Sports.

“I’d also like to publicly thank all of the Coaches for believing in me and recruiting me, however, an opportunity of a lifetime has presented itself to me and my family,” Peters tweeted Friday. “I am happy to say that I will continue my academic and football career at Auburn University!! War Eagle!”

Peters is the third defensive back to commit to Auburn in the 2017 Class, joining Georgia natives Carlito Gonzalez (three-star) and Malcolm Askew (four-star).

Auburn class of 14 verbal commits is currently ranked 12th in the country and fifth in the SEC behind Alabama, LSU, Georgia and Tennessee (in that order).

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