Salpointe Catholic star defensive back Lathan Ransom cut his recruiting list down to 14 schools Thursday afternoon. The four-star safety announced his final schools via Twitter.

In no particular order, Ransom's list of schools includes Alabama, Auburn, Arizona, Cal, Florida, LSU, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Oregon, Stanford, UCLA, Texas and Washington. 

The 6-foot-2, 200-pound Ransom is listed as the No. 4 safety nationally on's ranking system. He's in ESPN's Top 300 prospects for the 2020 class.

Ransom flew out to Los Angeles earlier this month to visit UCLA, and visited Ohio State and Notre Dame in February.

Ransom finished his junior campaign as the Class 4A Kino Region Player of the Year and helped lead Salpointe Catholic to a spot in the state championship game. He finished the 2018 season with 82 tackles and six interceptions and will play in January's All-American Bowl in San Antonio, Texas. 

Here are highlights from Ransom's junior season: 

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