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Bo Nix has his eyes on five SEC schools among his three finalists.

5 SEC teams in top 8 for quarterback Bo Nix, an Auburn legacy recruit

For Bo Nix, there are now eight.

And five are in the SEC.

The 2019 quarterback prospect from Pinson Valley (Pinson, Ala.)  announced Thursday night on Twitter that five SEC schools are among his eight finalists, with Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Georgia and LSU making the cut.

Those schools are joined in the mix for Nix with Clemson, Florida State and Ohio State.

Nix is rated as the No. 111 overall player in the 247Sports composite rankings. He is listed at 6-foot-1 1/2 and 194 pounds.

Nix’s father, Patrick, was a quarterback at Auburn from 1992-95. Patrick Nix took over as head coach at Pinson Valley in January. He formerly was the offensive coordinator at Miami under Randy Shannon.