Sep 28, 2013; Tuscaloosa, AL, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban leads his players onto the field before their game against the Mississippi Rebels at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Mandatory Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports

Alabama football recruiting: 4-star WR Jovon Durante flips from West Virginia Mountaineers to Crimson Tide


They did it again.

The Alabama Crimson Tide added their fifth commitment of the day when they flipped 4-star wide receiver Jovon Durante. Durante previously committed to the West Virginia Mountaineers back in July. Durante’s commitment never seemed that solid – he continued to take visit after visit and been receiving more and more interest and offers from big time programs.

The 6’0, 183-pound Durante attends Northwestern High School in Miami, Florida.

Durant is ranked as the 17th-best wide receiver prospect in the country, the 22nd-best overall prospect in the state of Florida and the 144th-best overall prospect in the class of 2015, according to 24/7 Sports’ composite ranking.

Durante chose the Tide over offers from the big three in Florida – the Florida Gators, Miami Hurricanes and defending National Champion Florida State Seminoles as well as the rival Auburn Tigers, Georgia Bulldogs, LSU Tigers and many others.

Today alone that gives the Tide commitments from:

That gives the Tide 15 commitments in the class of 2015.

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