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All-American CB Tyler Byrd flips from Miami to Tennessee via Periscope

Aug 31, 2014; Knoxville, TN, USA; Tennessee Volunteers cheerleaders entertain fans during the first half against the Utah State Aggies at Neyland Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports

Aug 31, 2014; Knoxville, TN, USA; Tennessee Volunteers cheerleaders entertain fans during the first half against the Utah State Aggies at Neyland Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports

On the eve of National Signing Day, Miami found out the hard way that all-American cornerback Tyler Byrd will be not be a Hurricane.

Byrd, who committed to Miami last year, announced on Periscope on Tuesday that he was headed to Tennessee in 2016. In a video that lasts a little more than three minutes, Byrd discusses his decision before revealing his choice by donning a Tennessee hat.

LIVE on #Periscope: the commitment https://t.co/mGRMh2pC3B

— Tyler Byrd (@D1fuzzymuffin17) February 3, 2016

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The 5-foot-11, 194-pound four-star cornerback from Naples High School in Florida is ranked the ninth-best corner in the nation by 247Sports and was an Army All-American Bowl selection.