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VIDEO: Top-rated QB commits to ASU, lets Todd Graham know with a cake on the coach's 52nd birthday

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Posted at 11:06 PM, Dec 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-06 09:49:31-05

Well, this is one way to get over the sting of a season-ending six-game losing streak.

Monday just so happened to be Arizona State Sun Devils football coach Todd Graham's 52nd birthday, and he received one heck of a birthday present: a commitment from a 5-star quarterback.

Blake Barnett, who originally committed to top-ranked Alabama but decided to transfer last season, wished Graham a happy birthday and let Graham know he'll be playing football at ASU next year, all with one epic birthday cake.

Here's the video, courtesy of Barnett's father.

Barnett was rated by many experts as the No. 1 pro-style quarterback in the class of 2015. As an early-season transfer, he will have to sit out ASU's first four games of the 2016 season.

After an awful second half of the season that led to a number of ASU fans calling for Graham's firing, this was the best birthday present Graham could have asked for.