5-star cornerback Tony Grimes, the No. 7 total participant within the Class of 2021, will verbally decide to the school of his alternative reside at 5 p.m. ET on CBS Sports activities HQ. The 6-foot 180-pounder from Princess Anne Excessive College has narrowed his selections right down to a ultimate 5 of Georgia, North Carolina, Ohio State, Texas A&M and Alabama.
Grimes (Virginia Seaside, VA) had 48 tackles and 4 interceptions as a junior final yr, main Princess Anne to an 8-Three file and playoff look. He additionally clocked a 4.20-second shuttle run and 33.8-inch vertical soar at a highschool regional camp in April 2018.
Brian Dohn, nationwide recruiting analyst for 247Sports activities, compares Grimes to Kyle Fuller of the Chicago Bears and offered this scouting report on his future on the collegiate degree.
“Large shoulders and good size. Body of security with cornerback expertise. Instinctual participant with excessive ability degree. Bodily and easy. Tracks ball properly and has nice timing. Opens hips and runs with ease. Lengthy strider who can cowl on lengthy crossing routes and deep throws. Robust higher physique helps re-route receivers with jams. Snug in backpedal and explodes ahead out of it. Good tackler and asset in run protection. Excessive IQ on and off discipline. Management qualities. Should get stronger in decrease physique. Able to play at elite program when he steps on campus. First spherical NFL draft choose potential.”
The 247Sports activities Crystal Ball tasks that Grimes will select North Carolina as his final vacation spot, although Georgia is taken into account a authentic contender for his companies as we close to the choice hour.
You possibly can watch Grimes’ announcement reside at 5 p.m. on CBS Sports HQ within the video on the high of this web page, on the CBS Sports App or through your linked gadget (Roku, Fireplace TV, Apple TV or Chromecast).