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4-star cornerback recruit Avante Dickerson commits to Gophers

Omaha Westside cornerback Avante Dickerson picked the University of Minnesota as his college choice. Photo: Photo Courtesy: KETV. Omaha Westside cornerback Avante Dickerson picked the University of Minnesota as his college choice.

KSTP Sports
Updated: April 17, 2020 03:35 PM
Created: April 17, 2020 02:54 PM

Gophers head coach P.J. Fleck received another big committment for his 2021 recruiting class on Friday when 4-star cornerback recruit Avante Dickerson announced he'll play for the University of Minnesota.

Dickerson, a junior at Westside High School in Omaha, Nebraska had offers from LSU, Ohio State and Nebraska among others.

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ESPN's scouting service considers Dickerson the 46th best recruit in the country for the class of 2021 and the 4th best cornerback. He is also the top recruit in Nebraska. Minnesota currently has one of the best recruiting classes the nation.


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