Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) Boyd Anderson Cornerback Derrick Tindal will still play football in the Big Ten, it just won't be at the school he first committed to.
Tindal is commitment No. 25 for Wisconsin in the class of 2014.
Following an official visit to Wisconsin over the weekend, the three-star cornerback flipped his verbal pledge from Indiana to the Badgers, giving them their first cornerback commitment in the 2014 class. Sources confirmed Tindal's commitment with Badger247 Thursday night as did Boyd Anderson Head Coach Wayne Blair.
"He's a Badger," Blair told Badger247. "I'm just proud of the kid. He's got good man coverage capabilities. He's an overall good ball player."
Tindal originally committed to Indiana on January 7th, but received an offer from Wisconsin just six days later. Opting to take an official visit to Madison that very same week, Tindal had a change of heart, choosing the Badgers over other offers from Indiana, North Carolina State, Syracuse, Cincinnati, Georgia Tech, Pittsburgh, Central Florida, and others.
"When he went up there, he had a nice time," Tindal's father said. "He's content with his decision. The program is a winner and competes in bowl games. He looked closely at them. At the end of the day, that's where he wanted to be."
Ranked as the nation's 109th best cornerback by 247sports and No. 111 by the 247sports Composite, Tindal had other official visits set to TCU (Jan. 24) and North Carolina State (Jan. 31), but will no longer attend those trips.
Tindal is Wisconsin's 25th commitment in the class of 2014.
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