Syrus Dumas, a cornerback New Mexico State, has committed to play in the SEC.

Dumas made a pledge to Auburn, On3 Sports reported, after he previously committed to UTSA, and has 2 years of eligibility. He spent the past 2 seasons at New Mexico State where he played in 20 games total, made 83 tackles, including 61 solos and 8 tackles for loss. He also had 4 interceptions and 15 pass breakups.

Dumas is from Columbus, Mississippi and previously played at Independence Community College in Kansas. Dumas last season played in all 13 games for the Aggies, and started 12. He ranked fourth on the team and led returners with 47 total tackles, including 38 solo stops. He was tied for the team lead with 2 interceptions, coming on the road against Wisconsin and UMass.

In 2021, Dumas had a season-high 8 tackles at Alabama, and also broke up 3 passes in a trip to Kentucky.

Dumas also picked up honors as a Phil Steele second-team All-Independent and College Football Network first-team All-Independent selection.