One day before national signing day, BYU got a pair of commitments — both projected for the defensive backfield.

Korbyn Green, a cornerback out of Owasso, Oklahoma, announced his commitment to BYU via Twitter on Tuesday afternoon.

A couple of hours later, Nathaniel Gillis of Spring Valley, California, also committed to BYU.

Green is listed as a 6-foot, 173-pound three-star prospect by 247 Sports. BYU was his only FBS offer, while a handful of Big 12 schools — including Baylor, Kansas, Kansas State and TCU — as well as the the Big Ten’s Nebraska were interested in him, according to 247 Sports.

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Green tweeted on Jan. 20 that BYU cornerbacks coach Jernaro Gilford visited his home and extended Green the scholarship offer. He reportedly took an official visit on Jan. 27, according to 247 Sports’ Jeff Hansen.

Among the first players to congratulate Green was Cannon DeVries, the Weber High star who was one of 19 prospects who signed with BYU’s 2022 recruiting class in December.

Gillis — listed as a 6-foot-1, 175-pound wide receiver/defensive back on his Twitter bio — announced on Jan. 31 via Twitter that he had received a scholarship offer from BYU.

Like Green, BYU was the only FBS program to offer Gillis, according to Casey Lundquist of Cougs Daily on the Sports Illustrated network.

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