Five-star, No. 1-rated cornerback Akeem Dent is staying the state of Florida, as the class of 2019 stud revealed that he’s committed to play football for the Florida State Seminoles.
Dent revealed the news via confirming a report that he had elected to commit to Florida State via his personal Twitter account.
Dent was being heavily pursued by the Clemson Tigers, who just earlier Friday afternoon said were still in the mix, while the Miami Hurricanes and LSU Tigers had fallen out of the running.
Dent spoke with Rivals about his decision to commit to Florida State:
“I just committed to Florida State,” Dent told Scout. “It’s the spot. I have family up here and all that, and I know I’m going to go to the league. Knowing me, I’m going to get myself a spot.”
“It’s just that spot to be in and everything is just cool vibes. We click and all of us get along.”
At 6’0″, 170 lbs, Dent can move all over the field and could see time at both corner and safety for the Noles.
Dent is the No. 5 overall recruit in the class of 2019.