For the second time in a month, a four-star defensive back has flipped from Alabama to Auburn.
Bessent is a 4-star cornerback.
This time, it is Kalvaraz Bessent.
A cornerback from Camden County (Ga.), Bessent announced his move on Twitter early Monday evening.
Asked by Auburn Undercover if he would be attending Auburn, Bessent replied," Yes, I am."
The flip isn't a huge surprise.
Bessent, who is 6-feet, 170 pounds and is ranked as the No. 10 cornerback in the 247Composite, visited Auburn for the Iron Bowl. Aterward, he said the Tigers would get an official visit.
Late last week, a source told Auburn Undercover the Tigers had taken a slim lead over the Tide.
Early Monday, the same source said that lead had grown.
According to Bessent,, Auburn had "more of a family feel ... More like home."
He added that playing time was a factor in his decision.
Bessent has been the No. 1 cornerback on the Auburn board for several months, so his pickup is huge.
On Nov. 20, 4-star safely Stephen Roberts of Opelika (Ala.) flipped to Auburn from Alabama.
Bessent is commitment No. 19 for Auburn, which has been on somewhat of a roll of late.
With Bessent on board, the Tigers moved up to No. 8 in the recruiting team rankings.
They have four to six spots remaining in the 2014 class.
Auburn's other cornerback commit, Nick Ruffin of Atlanta (Ga.), is the No. 18 corner nationally in the 247Composite.
With two corners committed, the Tigers likely are done at that spot for 2014.
Bessent will be a summer enrollee.
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