Javon Baker, an Alabama wide receiver transfer, and a one-time 4-star recruit who was part of Alabama’s 2020 recruiting class, has announced a commitment to a new program.

Baker, who had 7 receptions for 101 yards and a touchdown this past season, and appeared in 20 games for the Tide, entered the transfer portal a week ago, and on Friday announced that he would commit to Kentucky.

Baker wrote on Instagram: “Thank you to everybody who believed in me and guided me thru this process… let’s show the world what they haven’t seen yet4️⃣sure. #bbn”

Baker appeared in 13 games this past season. He is listed at 6-foot-2 and 206 pounds and from Atlanta (McEachern). He was a 4-star recruit coming out of high school, according to the 247Sports Composite.

Here’s his bio from Alabama:

One of the top-ranked wide receiver prospects in the 2019 class … a four-star prospect by all major outlets … the No. 109 overall player on the Rivals250 and the No. 20 wideout nationally … Rivals.com also listed him as the No. 14 player from the state of Georgia … No. 276 on the ESPN300 and the No. 45 wide receiver nationally … rated No. 34 at his position and the 20th-ranked player from Georgia on the 247Composite … the No. 56 wide receiver nationally and No. 31 player in his home state by 247Sports … selected as a PrepStar Top 350 All-American … participated in Nike’s “The Opening” Finals in Frisco, Texas … also participated in “The Opening” Regionals in Atlanta where he earned MVP honors at wide receiver … selected to participate in the All-American Bowl in San Antonio, Texas … named to the Marietta Daily Journal’s Dynamite Dozen as one of the top 12 players in the state of Georgia … racked up 1,105 yards and eight touchdowns as a junior at McEachern High School … coached by Franklin Stephens at MHS … chose Alabama over Auburn, Florida, Michigan and Ohio State.


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