Kyriq McDonald Unveils Top 7 Schools


Three-star cornerback Kyriq McDonald released his top seven schools, with some non-Power 5 programs in the mix.


Alabama is more than the Yellowhammer State. It’s a hotbed for football talent, and one of its skill players is taking the next step in his recruitment.

Three-star prospect Kyriq McDonald, the No. 2 cornerback in Alabama and No. 60 cornerback in the class of 2017, released his top seven schools on Wednesday with a couple of non-Power 5 contenders in the hunt.

In alphabetical order, McDonald’s final seven are Alabama, Florida State, Louisville, Mississippi State, South Alabama, Tulane and Vanderbilt.

He also released a statement in addition to his top schools list.

“First off I would like to thank God for blessing me with the ability to play the game .. I am very thankful for all the coaches that have been recruiting me and it has truly been a blessing. With that being said I would like to announce my Top 7 Schools!! [sic]”

While he does have the Florida State Seminoles, a program two years removed from a national championship, listed, it’s hard to look anywhere else but Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Alabama is the proposed favorite to land McDonald’s commitment. Aside from the fact he’s from in-state Madison, McDonald took an unofficial visit to Tuscaloosa on June 18 and received a scholarship offer from Nick Saban’s staff during his trip.

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