Womack on Alabama: 'They'll get a good look'

Matt Womack was the South's hottest offensive lineman this summer, and he capped it with a commitment to LSU. Alabama has since offered the tackle projection and it has increased its efforts for a flip ever since.

6-foot-7, 315-pound offensive tackle Matt Womack has become a priority recruit for many programs over the last few months, but LSU won out for his verbal commitment in July after the Tigers were one of many to extend him an offer after a solid camp performance.

Womack camped for Nick Saban and Alabama for the second straight year, too, but offer news wasn't delivered to him before the decision was made.

However, Womack returned to Tuscaloosa for an unofficial visit in September and Saban extended the offer. Since then, he has also been on the phone with Womack, stressing how offensive tackle is a major priority for the Crimson Tide in 2015 and how he is squarely in the mix for the position.

"Alabama is a great program and they have recruited me hard," he said. "They are coming on strong, they will get a good look."

Saban's staff took the next step on Friday, as area-recruiter and assistant coach Billy Napier took in Womack and his Senatobia (Miss.) Magnolia Heights teammates in person. Both before and after seeing him live in action, Napier has stressed how important a player the Scout.com three-star could be in Tuscaloosa.

"We talk on Twitter," Womack said. "He last said I could be a special player at 'Bama."

The next step, and another reason Saban and Napier have been in on the senior over the last few weeks, is to get him back to Tuscaloosa for an official visit. The Texas A&M game on October 18 was the original thought, but now the Crimson Tide will likely be the final school to try and impress him in person before he enrolls at his school of choice in January.

"I think I'm taking the official there (Tuscalosoa) from December 12 to the 14th," he said.

If so, it will also be the weekend that UA hosts fellow 2015 priority and Scout five-star cornerback Kendall Sheffield and potentially five-star outside linebacker Ricky DeBerry as well.

Womack also got a second in-person look at Alabama over the weekend, taking in the head-turning game at Ole Miss.

"I was there, it was a great game to watch," he said. "I was just there having fun."

Alabama isn't the only SEC school still after Les Miles' commitment. Both in-state SEC West programs still court him, though it's the Florida Gators that will join Alabama and LSU on his official visit tour. All three could be in December, he says, as of the last time he spoke with the Tiger staff.

"My commitment (to LSU) is solid right now," Womack said. "They know (about the other schools) but they just check in on me. I'll visit in December, sometime."

Scout currently tabs one of the Magnolia State's best as the No. 54 offensive tackle prospect in the class of 2015.

Womack at Ole Miss' camp this summer:

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