On Sunday night, South Carolina lost 4-star safety commitment Hamsah Nasirildeen, who flipped his commitment to Florida State.
The news was announced on Twitter.
“After discussions with my family and much prayer, I have decided it is in my best interest to de-commit from the University of South Carolina,” Nasirildeen wrote. “I want to thank coach (Will) Muschamp and coach (Bobby) Bentley for the opportunity. I wish you nothing but success in the coming years.”
“I would also like to announce at this time my commitment to Florida State.”
Nasirildeen, who’s from Concord (N.C.) High School, was recruited to Florida State by Jay Graham, the former South Carolina assistant coach and Concord native.
The Seminoles hosted Nasirildeen for an official visit in the fall. He took an official to South Carolina earlier this month, afterward telling SEC Country that the visit was “great.”
With his decision to de-commit, Nasirildeen is the sixth 2017 prospect to withdraw a pledge from the Gamecocks. At No. 111, he’s the highest-rated prospect in the group. Five of the six are rated as 4-star recruits.
South Carolina is also fending off Georgia in an effort to hold on to 4-star cornerback Jamyest Williams, who will announce his final decision on signing day.
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