Oregon football recruiting: Four-star CB Avante Dickerson commits to Ducks on National Signing Day 2021

Mike Schaefer, 247Sports

Oregon has been on a tear in this recruiting cycle, and just after incorporating virtually two dozen potential customers in the Early Signing Period of time, Mario Cristobal and the Ducks employees kicked off 2021 National Signing Day by landing one particular of the best offered potential customers left uncommitted. 

4-star cornerback Avante Dickerson chose Oregon around Nebraska on CBS Sports activities HQ on Wednesday, joining a star-studded Ducks class that ranks in the best ten nationally. 

“Coach [Rod] Prospect and mentor [Mario] Cristobal are great guys. Coach Cristobal normally speaks about becoming physical. I am all about competing and that is what a I want to do go to the Pac-twelve and contend,” Dickerson reported on CBS Sports activities HQ. 

247Sports’ Gabe Brooks writes that Dickerson is a “twitchy athlete who displays remarkable small-spot burst as very well as best-stop speed,” incorporating that he is a “fluid athlete with a purely natural backpedal and redirecting agility.” He is been credited with fantastic ball techniques that have contributed to and benefited from enjoying the two huge receiver and cornerback in substantial university. 

Dickerson, the No. 8 cornerback in the state and No. 122 overall prospect according to the 247Sports Composite, is one particular of the better players in this Oregon class, but his selection to go away the condition as an Omaha indigenous and the No. one player from the condition of Nebraska is a enormous blow to Scott Frost and the Cornhuskers. Nebraska has a 2021 class that does rank in the best 25 nationally as factors get begun below on National Signing Day, but Dickerson’s addition would have produced him one particular of the best-rated players in that group.