The Alabama basketball program landed an enormous dedication on Saturday from JD Davison, the No. 9 general participant within the 2021 recruiting class. Davison is taken into account the No. 2 level guard prospect within the nation, in response to the 247Sports Composite. The Letohatchee, Alabama native is the Crimson Tide’s second dedication of the 2021 cycle, becoming a member of four-star ahead Jusaun Holt.
“I want to thank all the opposite coaches and colleges which have recruited me,” Davison stated in a video saying his dedication. “However I can solely select one. So with that being stated, I can be committing to the College of Alabama.”
Davison additionally thought of Auburn, Louisville, Florida State and Kansas, amongst others. Touchdown Davison is a large increase for Crimson Tide coach Nate Oats, who’s coming into his second season on the faculty after a four-year run at Buffalo. Oats assembled the nation’s No. 12 class within the 2020 recruiting cycle, in response to 247Sports. A trio of four-star prospects highlighted that group.
However touchdown a five-star prospect like Davison is a press release for Oats as he seeks to determine himself in an influence convention. Davison is simply the fifth five-star prospect to decide to Alabama within the 247Sports period. Earlier than Davison, the most-recent five-star prospect to decide on Alabama was one other high-profile level guard in Collin Sexton. He was thought of the No. 5 general participant within the 2017 class and led the Crimson Tide to the 2018 NCAA Event as a freshman earlier than he was chosen No. 8 general by the Cleveland Cavaliers after one season in faculty.