Alabama: Recruiting notebook

The 2011 BCS National Champions are looking to add more commitments in the coming weeks to the 2013 class. A couple of top targets have delayed announcing their college decision. Andrew Bone takes a look at the very latest recruiting news.

Demarcus Walker, four-star defensive end from Sandalwood High School in Jacksonville, Fla., appeared ready to announce his college decision. Alabama was considered the frontrunner to land his commitment. What's the latest news?

Maurice Smith, four-star cornerback from Dulles High School in Sugar Land, Texas, was also ready to announce a decision. He attended Alabama's A-Day game in April.
Will the delay in announcing turn out a good thing for the Tide?

Josh McNeil, four-star tight end from Hillside High School in Durham, N.C., received a recent offer from Alabama. He has more than 30 scholarship offers from across the country. What has the Tide offer meant to this prospect?

Cooper Bateman, National 100 quarterback from Cottonwood High School in Salt Lake City, Utah, will return to Tuscaloosa in early June. Bateman has already visited the Capstone, but a second look has peaked the interest of other family members.
Is this the one for the class of 2013?

Connor Mitch, quarterback from Wakefield High School in Raleigh, N.C., announced his commitment Tuesday night to South Carolina. Mitch received a verbal offer from the Alabama coaching staff. Is this signal caller completely off the board?

Henry Poggi, four-star defensive tackle from Gilman School in Baltimore, Md., took a recent vsiit to Tuscaloosa. Who is considered the main competition?

Jalen Hurd, 2014 athlete from Beech High School in Hendesonville, Tenn., was offered by Alabama last week. Hurd has several offers including Tennessee his childhood favorite. Will the Tide pull him from the Volunteer State?

Cameron Fraser, offensive tackle from Central High School in Phenix City, Ala., received an offer from Arkanasa on Tuesday. He was named the OL MVP at the South Showcase Combine in Oxford, Ala. in late April. Will the Alabama coaches give him a serious look? subscribers will learn much more...


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