North senior tight end DeShawn Dowdy has already enrolled at the University of Cincinnati, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer.
Dowdy, who is 6 feet 4 and 222 pounds, is one of nine members of the Bearcats’ 2012 football recruiting class that has already enrolled and are taking part in offseason conditioning and will be available for spring practice, according to The Enquirer.
Dowdy, an all-Beacon Journal first-team selection, announced a verbal commitment to Maryland on Thanksgiving but switched to Cincinnati Dec. 8.
Dowdy had 65 tackles (32 tackles for loss) and 16 sacks for the Vikings on defense this season. He also had five forced fumbles, including two fumble recoveries.