Recruiting is a war. OK, not literally, but, you get my point.

It can get dirty at times. Some believe other schools tamper and say horrific things about its foes to get a leg-up in the competition.

Regardless, recruits almost routinely flip their commitments from one school to another. On Tuesday, Northwestern flipped a prospect’s commitment from Vanderbilt:

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Northwestern is receiving a verbal commitment from Jordan Butler, a 6-foot-2, 295-pound defensive tackle from IMG Academy in Florida. IMG Academy routinely has some of the best high school prospects throughout the entire country.

Butler, according to 247Sports, is a 3-star prospect and ranks as the No. 51 DT in the Class of 2020.

Northwestern’s entire Class of 2020 can be seen here. It ranks No. 29 nationally and No. 7 in the Big Ten after Butler’s flip.