The senior had narrowed his final picks to Cal, Duke and Oregon.
“I’m super excited,” Hinnant of his commitment to Cal and new coach, Sonny Dykes. “I talked talked to Coach Dykes and Coach (Tony) Franklin this morning. After I talked to them, I called back a little bit later and said I committed. I thought it would be the best fit for me.”
Hinnant expressed enthusiasm for the university, the Berkeley area and the Golden Bears’ new coaching staff and high-energy offensive philosophy. He plans to take his official recruiting trip to Cal on Jan. 25.
Hinnant also is recovering well from a serious car accident Nov. 2.
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