Four-star quarterback recruit Brevin White is staying Ivy.
Lancaster Calif.) Paraclete four-star quarterback Brevin White made a surprising commitment to Princeton in the summer. It isn't often that a four-star quarterback with Power 5 offers decides to play in the Ivy League.
In the last week or so, White's recruitment took an even more unique turn when Alabama begin pursuing him and extended an offer. After a visit to Tuscaloosa, White was legitimately on the fence about what to do.
Not anymore. White announced moments ago that he's sticking with Princeton.
"Alabama is a heck of a place and program with a great education and football team. However, Princeton is the best fit for me and who I am," White told 247Sports.
White additionally told CBS Sports that he "had to stick with my heart" and that Princeton "checks more boxes."
White is the No. 13 Pro-Style quarterback in the 2018 class, according to 247Sports' Composite Rankings. The No. 12 QB (Matthew Baldwin), signed with Ohio State, while the 14th-ranked quarterback (Connor Noland) signed with Arkansas.
This was certainly one of the most unique recruiting stories we've seen recently.
White reportedly wants to major in economics and enter the world of finance if he doesn't reach the NFL. While the connections that come with being an Alabama football alum are pretty substantial, it is tough to argue with an Ivy League degree and the networking ability that comes with it.
Also, the odds of White getting recruited over are greater at Alabama than they are at Princeton. Plus, Princeton doesn't have Tua Tagovailoa on its depth chart.
We think White made a wise choice. Best of luck to the young man, who clearly has a bright future on and off the field.