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Four-star athlete Diwun Black flips from Ole Miss to Florida

Ole Miss lost one of its top recruits to another SEC school Thursday.

Forest High athlete Diwun Black flipped his commitment to Florida, announcing the decision with a video on GatorSports.com. Black, who visited Florida last week, had been committed to Ole Miss since April.

It’s the third class Black has been a part of during the recruiting process. Before giving his verbal pledge to Ole Miss, Black was committed to Mississippi State before Dan Mullen took the job at Florida.

Black, a consensus four-star prospect, was the second-highest ranked prospect in the Rebels’ 2019 class, which now has 26 commitments. The 6-foot-4, 219-pounder is ranked the nation’s No. 53 overall prospect and the No. 4 recruit in Mississippi in the 247Sports.com composite ratings.

He’s also rated the No. 3 inside linebacker prospect in the country, a position Black is projected to play at the next level. That leaves in-state prospects Eric Jeffries (Lafayette High) and Ashanti Cistrunk (Louisville High) as the Rebels’ lone linebacker commits.