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Boyd on Board for Brotherhood, Big East

Boyd on Board for Brotherhood, Big East

No service academy recruit made bigger waves on National Singing Day than Jalen Boyd, who to the chagrin of Air Force fans decided to decommit from one academy and sign at another. Now Navy bound, Boyd explains his path to Annapolis, and how the ups and downs of major college coaching changes made him think long and hard about his future.

It wasn't so long ago that Scout.com 3-Star athlete Jalen Boyd was looking forward to a future playing for head coach Ron Zook at the University of Illinois. A physical cornerback holding offers from the likes of Hawaii, Stanford, and all three of the service academies, Boyd thought he was just the right player to make an impact at a Big 10 school. That was until Zook was fired in late November...

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