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Maryland QB Brian Plummer joins UB football's 2021 recruiting class

The University at Buffalo football program got its fifth commitment for its incoming 2021 freshman class.

Brian Plummer, a dual-threat quarterback from Gaithersburg, Md., announced Friday on Twitter that he has verbally committed to join the Bulls.

Plummer is listed at 6-foot-4 and 205 pounds. He is a three-star prospect and the No. 50 dual-threat quarterback in the 2021 class, according to 247Sports' composite rankings.

“The reason why I chose Buffalo was because I love the coaching staff, and I feel like it’s the best opportunity for me,” said Plummer, who was offered by UB on April 14.

Plummer said he chose UB from among 17 offers with Maryland and Massachusets among his top contenders.

As a junior at Quince Orchard High School in Gaithersburg, Plummer helped his team win the Maryland Class 4A football championship in 2018. He threw for 1,550 yards and 23 touchdowns in 13 games in 2019.

Plummer joins Demarco Cuffey, a cornerback from North Point in Waldorf, Md.; twins Jaillen and Quillen Howze, a linebacker and a cornerback from Chippewa Valley in Clinton Township, Mich.; and Al-jay Henderson, a running back from Irvington, N.J.

NCAA rules prohibit college coaches from commenting on recruits until after they have signed a national letter of intent. The 2020 early signing period for football is scheduled for Dec. 16-18.

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