The younger brother of a current starting safety has committed to Minnesota.

Saturday morning, the Golden Gophers received a pledge from Jordan Nubin, the younger brother of current starting safety Tyler Nubin. The younger Nubin will be a preferred walk-on as a member of Minnesota’s 2021 recruiting class. He turned down offers from Butler, Dayton and Valparaiso for the opportunity to play for P.J. Fleck.

Jordan Nubin made his announcement with a post on Twitter. The decision comes less than a week before the 2021 recruiting cycle (essentially) comes to a close with National Signing Day on Wednesday.

“First off I am grateful to God for this amazing opportunity to play at the best level,” Jordan Nubin wrote. “With that being said I will continue my academic and athletic career as a [preferred walk-on] at the University of Minnesota. I would like to thank everyone that has helped me in this process.”

Jordan Nubin is a 6-foot-1, 190-pound safety out of St. Charles, Illinois. He does not currently have any ratings from 247Sports.

Tyler Nubin was the second-leading tackler for the Gophers during the 2020 season with 41 stops, 30 of which were solo. He also had a tackle for loss, an interception and a forced fumble on the year.

Minnesota finished the 2020 season with a 3-4 record. The Gophers’ 2021 recruiting class ranks No. 35 nationally and No. 8 in the B1G.