IanBoydShooting guard Ian Boyd from Apex, NC verbally committed to George Mason Tuesday afternoon, as he announced on Twitter.  The 6-2 guard drew attention over the summer as he turned his focus from football to basketball and participated in the CP3 All-Stars AAU squad.  After fielding football scholarship offers from Virginia Tech, East Carolina and Old Dominion, Boyd made the surprising decision to join Dave Paulsen’s Patriots.

Boyd became a viral sensation this summer at the Nike Peach Jam Tournament in Atlanta, where he was caught on video: