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Georgia Tech Recruiting: Lynn Griffin Reportedly Flips On Southern Miss

Jacksonville, Florida safety Lynn Griffin, rated a three-star by most services, has flipped on the Southern Miss. Golden Eagles after taking a Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets visit, according to The Trinity Christian DB has been committed to USM since August, but has taken multiple visits to Atlanta.

In December, he'd called the exit of coach Larry Fedora and company a factor in his re-opened recruiting.

Standing six feet tall and weighing 206 pounds, he's Tech's 16th 2012 commitment and fourth pure defensive back. Secondary has become a position of relative strength for this class, with all four being rated three stars.

Elsewhere, the Jackets picked up a commit from Statesboro OL Freddie Burden and saw DE Francis Kallon's stock improve -- he was granted a fourth star by Rivals.

Updated commits list:

Name Position Rivals/Scout/247 Composite Height, Weight Hometown

Anthony Autry DB 2.6 6'2", 180 Norcross

Antonio Crawford CB 2.6 5'11, 175 Tampa, FL

Chase Roberts OG 3 6'3", 292 Norcross

D.J. White DB 3 5'10", 180 McDonough

Dennis Andrews ATH 2.5 6', 183 Tallahassee, FL

Francis Kallon DE 3.6 6'5", 241 Lawrenceville

Freddie Burden OL 3 6'3", 290 Statesboro

Junior Gnonkonde OLB 3 6'4", 215 Lakeland

Justin Thomas ATH 3.6 5'11", 175 Prattville, AL

Lynn Griffin DB 3 6', 206 Jacksonville, FL

Marcus Allen RB 3 6'2", 210 Hilliard, FL

Michael Summers ATH 3 6'1", 190 Statesboro

Pat Gamble DE 3 6'4", 273 Carrolton

Roderick Chungong DE 3 6'3", 250 Olney, MD

Tyler Stargel MLB 2.3 6'3", 250 Gulf Shores, AL

Will Adams OT 3 6'5", 280 Tyrone

For more on the Jackets, visit Georgia Tech blog From the Rumble Seat. For more national recruiting news, visit SB Nation's college football recruiting section.

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