The first Division I scholarship offer has arrived for Jacksonville 2019 defensive back Braelyn Riden.

The Indians' prospect announced via Twitter that Texas Southern has offered.

Riden (6-1, 170) enjoyed breakout success lsat season. He finished with six interceptions and five forced fumbles for Jacksonville, which reached the playoffs with a 6-5 record.

The Indians ultimately fell to eventual 4A Division II state champion College Station in the first round of the playoffs.

Texas Southern, located in Houston, is an FCS school and a member of the Southwestern Athletic Conference. The Tigers are coached by Michael Haywood and were 2-9 overall in 2017.

Riden, like all juniors, is first eligible to sign with any Division I program that offers in December.

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