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Nashville defensive back flips from Georgia to Alabama

It’s only July 31, but Alabama’s 2015 recruiting class is already nearly full.

On Thursday, Nashville (Tenn.) Ensworth defensive back Rico McGraw flipped his commitment from Georgia to Alabama.

McGraw committed to the Bulldogs back in January.

At 6-foot, 190 pounds, McGraw is four-star prospect. He ranks as the nation’s No. 17 cornerback and is the fourth best player in Tennessee according to 247Sports Composite rankings.

McGraw is Alabama’s first commit out of Tennessee for the 2015 class.

McGraw is the second defensive back to commit to the Tide this week following Florida native Ronnie Harrison, who flipped to the Tide on Tuesday.

Alabama currently holds verbal pledges from six players who project to play defensive back at the collegiate level.Alabama currently has 21 commits for the 2015 cycle and has 10 percent of Rivals 100.

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