The state of Alabama's top player made his decision on National Signing Day to leave home to continue his college career.

Five-star wide receiver Justyn Ross of Phenix City chose the Clemson Tigers over Alabama and Auburn on Wednesday. It marked the fifth five-star signee for Dabo Swinney's program in this recruiting cycle.

Clemson has also signed the top-ranked player in five different states for the class of 2018. The Tigers currently sit 5th nationally in the recruiting rankings while Alabama is 8th.

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