Five-star cornerback Patrick Surtain Jr. from Fort Lauderdale, FL announced that he will sign with Alabama over LSU, Clemson, and Miami.


Surtain Jr., a 6-2, 180-pound prospect from American Heritage High School is the consensus No. 1 cornerback in the country and the No. 1 player from Florida for the class of 2018.

For more info on Surtain Jr., visit his profile page on our Recruiting Tracker.

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Man... hearing the crown jewel of your class say “Roll Tide” is as sickening as it gets.
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My feelings exactly!!! It turned my stomach!
11 days
“They win championships. I want to be a part of that winning culture.
Reply12 days
Can't really fault him for this logic
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I'd like to back into championships, too.
12 days
headline should read "Alleva and O miss out on sure thing"
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Idk if it’s worse to see us fall into irrelevance slowly or just all at once.
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Worst coaching hire in the history of college football!
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Every fricking year. 11th hour Bama bag man strikes again. MAIS, HE CAN RECRUIT DEM DOH!!!
Reply12 days
Honestly I'm not surprised. Saban is a DB kind of coach.
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Take the easy route. Don't build something when you can just fall in with the rest.
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What is he going to build at LSU? We hired a joke at HC who continues to hire old people past their prime (retirement checks anybody?). But everyone important wanted the marble mouth Cajun as the HC. That hire was a microcosm of how Louisiana has been ran into the ground.
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datbayou, you're an idiot
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He'll get to smoke dope, carry guns, get arrested, take advantage of women, and get paid while doing all of it...Saban way!
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Guns, taking advantage of women, making money. All characteristics you love from your politicians, but you demand more from a 17 year old kid? A kid who you wanted at LSU an hour ago. You are trash.
11 days
Last second check book type of deal
Reply12 days
I'm not jumping on the Rome is Burning and We Suck train, but we had no corners in this class, which we definitely needed with early departures to the NFL and losing on Surtain, Jr. and Goodrich doesn't just signal a poor class for this year but what does that say to future 4 and 5 star DBs and other recruits. Disturbing to say the least. We needed strong competitors like that just for the credibility, not to mention likely production. SMH
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coach O got to geaux!
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Front runner with no chest. Tiger Bait!
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I don't blame him. LSU has yet to get over the quarterback hurdle and Ogeron's future is in question. He wants to win a championship and Bama has proven to get there over and over again. The kid would rather a title than develop by the best defense coordinator and cornerbacks coach in the country. In my mind, he's tigerbait and there's no need in talking about him.
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Get use to it peeps. Until LSU can win against Bama and at least win the west, this will continue. Just sayin..............
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At least the TD Food and Drink Board is top notch.
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Damn this must feel like dooms day for the coaching staff
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Bright side is LSU loses 2 or 3 top recruits every year to LSU. This year it's only 1.
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Yeah, but considering the mediocre recruiting year by LSU standards, this is way worst. We likely finish with the worst recruiting class for LSU in over a decade.
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"Their program spits out players into the NFL who never reach their full potential. I want to be a part of that."
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They do reach their potential. Just not at LSU.
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Tom Brady didn't reach his full potential in college. Joe Flacco. JJ Watt. Peyton Manning. And the list goes on and on.
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I feel like someone's reading comprehension is just not quite there
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Old
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logical
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