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National Signing Day 2016: Jamel Cook flips from FSU to USC

Add another defensive back to the class of 2016 as the Trojans steal the top safety from the state of Florida.

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Jamel Cook

  • Safety
  • Miami Central HS (Miami, FL)
  • Ht: 6'4" / Wt: 185

Jamel Cook, one of the nation's top safeties, flipped his commitment from Florida State to USC this morning. Cook, a 6 foot 4 safety from Miami Central high school, is ranked as the number three safety in the Class of 2016 by Scout and the number one safety in the state of Florida.

At 6'4", Cook is is huge for his position but he is more than just a hard hitter. Cook is a lock-down defensive back who excels at his coverage instincts. It also helps that he runs a 4.5 40-yard dash.

Here is his highlight tape from Hudl: