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Deion Sanders got a next-level talent to join the fight in Boulder. Preston Hodge made it official by announcing he was headed to Colorado on Saturday. 

The Liberty defensive back standout put together a decent season in Jamey Chadwell's first year with the Flames. He had 48 tackles, eight PDU's, 2 INT's, forced fumble, and a pick-six this year. Liberty went undefeated at 13-0 and earned a matchup with Pac-12 runner-up Oregon in the Vrbo Fiesta Bowl on Jan. 1. 

Hodge, a 6-foot, 195-pounder from Waxahachie, Texas, was unrated coming out of high school and went the JUCO route at Navarro. He excelled to the point of gathering three offers from Liberty, Eastern Kentucky, and Central Michigan. He spent two years with the Flames before joining Coach Prime in Boulder. 

Colorado's secondary was picked apart by the top-tier Pac-12 passers last year. They gave up over just under 276.9 passing   yards per game. Travis Hunter was such a threat that opposing QBs would target whoever was playing opposite him. A factor the Buffs need to play against next year. 

Hodge will be a great addition to the Buffs secondary at cornerback. He'll have two years of eligibility remaining.