Khalid Jones II, a 3-star linebacker from Greenville, S.C., has committed to Northwestern.
Jones, from Byrnes High School, announced his commitment Wednesday.
“Through much thought and consideration, I have decided to further my academic and athletic career at Northwestern University! I am officially a WILDCAT!!” Jones tweeted.
Khalid Jones commits to Northwestern
My Commitment… pic.twitter.com/AxOxXsNeEq
— Khalid Jones (@defendtheend40) June 28, 2017
Jones is ranked by the 247Sports composite as the No. 8 recruit from South Carolina. The 6-foot-1, 225-pound 2018 prospect is rated No. 25 nationally as an inside linebacker.
The new Wildcats commit also had offers from Duke, Kentucky, Maryland and Tennessee, among others.