Brandon Jacob picked up 43 scholarship offers during his recruitment. The blue-chip defensive back out of Florida has settled on a home in the B1G.

Jacob committed to Maryland on Thursday evening. He revealed his verbal pledge to Mike Locksley’s program during a ceremony streamed live on his Instagram account.


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A standout of Evans High School in Orlando, Jacob is listed as measuring 6-2, 170 pounds. On the 247Sports Composite, Jacob is rated 4-stars, the No. 13 safety, No. 24 recruit in the state of Florida and No. 164 prospect overall in the Class of 2024. Jacob narrowed his options to Maryland, Ohio State, Texas A&M, UCF and Miami heading into his decision.

With Jacob on board, Maryland now has 16 commitments in its 2024 recruiting class. Terrapins fans can get a preview of what Jacob brings to College Park by checking out his junior season highlights below, via Hudl: