CHAPEL HILL, NC - NOVEMBER 03: Tobias Oliver #8 of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets scores the go-ahead touchdown against the North Carolina Tar Heels during the fourth quarter of their game at Kenan Stadium on November 3, 2018 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Georgia Tech won 38-28. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
Photo: Grant Halverson/Getty Images
Photo: Grant Halverson/Getty Images

Major commitment for Georgia Tech: CB Miles Brooks

Georgia Tech received a good-sized jolt for its 2020 recruiting class Sunday night when four-star cornerback Miles Brooks of Jacksonville, Fla., made his commitment to play for the Yellow Jackets. He made the announcement through a tweet.

Brooks, the fourth commitment for coach Geoff Collins’ 2020 class, is rated the No. 182 prospect in the senior class, the No. 14 cornerback in the country and the No. 30 player in the state of Florida (247 Sports composite). It is atypical for the types of recruits whom Tech was able to secure during former coach Paul Johnson’s tenure, and another strong indication that Collins’ efforts to raise Tech’s recruiting standards are bearing fruit.

If he ends up signing with Tech next December, he would be the team’s highest-rated signee since quarterback Justin Thomas in the 2012 class (Thomas was No. 143 in the country).

Brooks’ decision to align with Tech could well catch the attention of other high-profile prospects and lend credibility to Collins and his staff.

Brooks’ list of reported offers was impressive – Alabama, Georgia, Oklahoma, Virginia Tech, Penn State, Oregon and Florida, among others. He is the first cornerback for Tech’s 2020 class.

Brooks, listed at 6-foot-2 and 183 pounds, attends Trinity Christian Academy, the alma mater of former Tech linebacker Victor Alexander.

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