Vanderbilt Foobtall Recruiting: 4-star Donovan Sheffield Re-Commits to Commodores
Since former Vanderbilt head coach James Franklin left the team to take the same position at Penn State, the Commodores have struggled in recruiting in part not only to just Franklin leaving, but in the fact that Franklin was taking the Commodores’ recruits.
Yet, on Tuesday Vanderbilt received some great news for its 2015 recruiting class as 4-star cornerback Donovan Sheffield re-committed to the Commodores after de-committing after the coaching change when Franklin left. Getting Sheffield back on the commitment list is a huge pull for new Vanderbilt head coach Derek Mason because Sheffield is right in the backyard for the ‘Dores as he plays his high school ball in Nashville. Despite visiting and receiving an offer from Northwestern, Sheffield decided that he felt right at home on the Commodores’ campus.
The 5-foot-11, 170 pound defensive back is rated as the 16th best cornerback in the nation, and the Tennessee native is the 7th best player in the state for the class of 2015. Sheffield does not have great length or size, at least at this point, but he has very good instincts, ball skills and quickness which is key to have in the secondary in the SEC.
The re-commitment of Sheffield gives the Commodores just two verbal commitments for the 2015 class, but now they may have a little momentum moving in their favor toward the future. The Commodores’ current class is 42nd in the nation and No. 13 overall in the SEC as Sheffield joins 3-star running back Josh Crawford as the other commitment.
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