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Running back Jesse Brown commits to Northwestern

Brown apparently runs a 4.45 40-yard dash.

Jesse Brown, a 5-foot-10, 185-pound all-purpose running back from Snellville, Ga., has committed to Northwestern. Brown tweeted the announcement Saturday:

Brown, who has a 247 Sports composite score of .8281, chose Northwestern over Boston College, NC State, Iowa and Kansas State, among others.

According to his Hudl page, Brown has run a 40-yard dash in 4.45 seconds, though high school 40-times are always dubious. You can judge for yourself though. Here are his highlights:

Brown is Northwestern's first running back in the class of 2016, and 15th commit overall. Northwestern's most highly-rated target at the position, Tre Bryant, has yet to make a decision, but Northwestern is seemingly still very much in the mix.