Basford, who is 6-foot-5 and 230 pounds, also had offers from South Carolina, Florida State, Miami, Virginia Tech, Illinois and Arkansas.
Basford has 4.7-second speed in the 40-yard dash, excellent for his size. With his large frame, he could also had 20-30 pounds in college.
As a junior, he caught 16 passes for more than 221 yards and four touchdowns.
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Basford is the Deacons’ 15th commitment.