Commitment Impact: Titus Booker

Commitment number 23 is in for Wisconsin, senior speedster athlete Titus Booker of Grayslake North (Ill.) has flipped his commitment from Indiana to the Badgers. BadgerNation breaks down his commitment.

Committed Over: Titus Booker flipped his commitment to Wisconsin from Indiana after committing to the Hoosiers in early July.

Rated: Booker is a three-star cornerback, and comes in at the 48th best at the position in the country.

On Film: Booker is explosive. That's the first thing that comes to mind when you turn on his film. He primarily played running back for Grayslake North, even though he did see some time at defensive back and even at quarterback during the season. He continuously notched 300-yard plus games and was one of the top athletes in the Chicago area.

Booker is a long prospect, which is a pretty valuable trait at the corner position. He is smooth, gets around quickly and sees the field very well. He's run a 10.8 in the 100-meter dash and can sustain that speed for a 200-meter dash. Booker knows how to get up field, and is also very disruptive when he's in the defensive backfield. National recruiting analyst Allen Trieu had this to say:

"I like Titus a lot. Corners with length and speed are rare and he's one of the few like that in the Midwest this year. I'd be surprised if he didn't end up as a starter for Wisconsin at some point."

Booker rushed for 1,931 yards during his senior season and recorded 27 touchdowns.

Recruiting Impact: Booker provides defensive depth to an already strong Badgers secondary, he also gives Wisconsin another threat on special teams because of his speed. Wisconsin has already accepted the commitments of several cornerbacks X'zavien Ausborne and Takadrae Williams out of Dallas. Wisconsin is still targeting Isaac James from Mount Carmel (Ind.) who took an official visit during the Illinois game and has several others slotted before he makes a decision. Another prospect to watch is T.J. Griffin from Virginia Beach, Va., was on an official visit to see Wisconsin this weekend.

Perhaps most importantly, he solidifies another commitment from the Chicago area. Joining four-star tight end prospect David Edwards as two quality prospects in the class.

Quotable: “He fits their scheme better. He is a long, athletic and fast and he can play safety or corner for them. He will have a chance to contribute early there on special teams. He is a Wisconsin type player in my opinion." - Grayslake North assistant coach Jonathan Hadnott.

Final Thought: Booker is one of the quickest rising prospects in the Midwest. He had a huge senior season, and left no doubt in anyone who watched him's mind that he is a prospect who will succeed at the next level.

Booker featured in the MVP Segment for High School Cube News:


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