Four-star center Emil Ekiyor flipped his commitment from Michigan to Alabama on Sunday. Ekiyor was Michigan’s highest rated recruit so far in its 2018 class.
Ekiyor announced his decision on Twitter.
— Emil Ekiyor Jr. (@bigE__18) October 29, 2017
He committed to Michigan on Oct. 2.
According to the 247Sports composite, the Indianapolis native is the No. 2 center in the 2018 class. Overall he is the No. 105 prospect.
The 6-foot-2, 322-pound center will represent the West team in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl on Jan. 6.
Ekiyor is now the 12th prospect to commit to Alabama and the eighth four-star recruit in the class. He is the first prospect since Vernon Jackson to commit to Alabama.