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Jordan Seaton shocked the world by committing to Deion Sanders and the Buffaloes. Especially, after Colorado was initially kicked off his final list. The generational talent and highly-coveted five-star sits near the top of the 2024 recruiting class and has fielded several offers.

Seaton reportedly turned down a "multi-million" dollar offer from Tennessee before heading to Colorado, sources told BuffsBeat. WBIR TV also reported last week that IMG Academy's offensive lineman turned down a significant offer with a "seven-figure" price tag. 

Sources told Knoxville's NBC affiliate that "Tennessee and its NIL collective were feeling good about their chances of landing the final uncommitted five-star recruit in the 2024 class in the days leading up to his decision, and Seaton's ultimate choice of Colorado came as a surprise." 

Colorado was one of over 30 schools to offer Seaton, with Tennessee, Ohio State, Oregon and Georgia in his final five. Sanders was the key in the entire process and kept Seaton as a priority. It shows how strong the Florida pipeline is for Coach Prime, who has been able to bring waves of Sunshine State recruits into Boulder.  

The 6-foot-5, 300-pound Seaton is ready to get to work with Shedeur Sanders and the Buffaloes offense. He's already talked about helping to build CU's "Grown" QB into a Heisman contender next year. The 15th-best recruit in the nation is Colorado's third five-star talent since Sanders came to Boulder last year. Travis Hunter was an original five-star in the 2022 class and transferred from Jackson State. He's joined by Cormani McClain, who left Miami hanging on early Signing Day to commit to Coach Prime last year. 

Sanders is working with a "quality over quantity" approach with ten players currently in the 2024 class. The Buffs are eight days away from Seaton making it official with the start of early Signing Day on Dec. 20.