While Wake Forest got most of its 2018 recruiting class signed in late December, there are a couple of loose ends and the biggest one was tied up early this morning when Marquis Alston, Jr, a cornerback out of Georgia, signed with Wake Forest.
The 3-star cornerback out of Kennesaw, Ga. chose Wake Forest over West Virginia and a slew of other offers from lower tier schools. According to 247Sports Alston, Jr. is the 69th cornerback in the class and a top 800 national player overall for the class of 2018.
Alston, Jr. committed to Wake Forest after a weekend visit in late January and gave the coaching staff a verbal on his final day of the trip. In an interview with Les Johns he noted that it was the atmosphere and family feel that made Winston-Salem feel like home.
He also pointed out that the coaching staff did not know where he would play exactly, either cornerback or safety, but that they expected him to contribute right away.
He will head to Winston-Salem for summer school after he graduates from Harrison in May.
Welcome to Wake Forest Marquis, we cannot wait to see what the Old Gold and Black has in store for you!