Bone's Best: Darius Philon

Andrew Bone takes a closer look at the Top 60 players in the state of Alabama prior to the 2011 season.

16. Darius Philon three-star
No. 56 defensive tackle
Vigor High School (Prichard)
6-foot-1, 265-pounds

2010 stats: Philon finished his junior season with 89 tackles.

Recruitment: Philon reeled in scholarship offers from Memphis, Mississippi State, South Alabama and Texas Tech during the spring. He was also offered by Auburn, and he committed following an unofficial visit. He was offered by Alabama following their OL/DL camp. Philon remains committed to the Tigers, but plans to take an official visit to Alabama.

Philon on his status, "I am still committed to Auburn right now, but I do have interest in Alabama now. The Auburn coaches were shocked I went up there, but that doesn't really matter to me. I plan on going back to Alabama this fall. I also plan on taking an official visit there."

Bone's Best 1-60 (click on each player's name for the most recent recruiting news capsule)

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