Will Rashan Gary, the No. 1 player in the country, officially visit Alabama?

The top player in the nation, Rashan Gary, spent the weekend on an unofficial visit to Michigan. He's down to two destinations for his final official visit.

Before Rashan Gary makes his final official visit the weekend of Jan. 29, he spent this weekend at Michigan with a few current teammates, and some guys he has known for a while.

Gary's visit coincided with Paramus (N.J.) Catholic teammate Donald Stewart's official visit. Class of 2017 four-star linebacker and teammate Drew Singleton also made an unofficial visit, and Gary caught up with former Paramus Catholic standouts Jabrill Peppers and Juwan Bushell-Beatty, both of whom are at Michigan, as well as Kwanii Figueroa, who now plays at Eastern Michigan.

"They seemed to be having a great time," said Gary's mother, Jennifer Coney. "Jordan Fuller and Donald and Kwanii got back with Jabrill and Juwan, so they had a really good time."

Coney said the tentative plan is for the 6-foot-4, 285-pound Gary to announce on signing day (Feb. 3) at 3 p.m. on ESPN., but first he has to get home. The weather in the northeast forced flight cancellations, so the group is not slated to arrive home until Monday morning.

"Donald and Drew were going, and Rashan got really close with Devin Bush Jr. when they were at the All-American game," Coney said. "Devin and Kareem Walker were early enrollees, and Rashan said, 'I just want to hang out with them.' I don't know if it was a visit more than it was just to go hang out."

Gary's recruitment is winding down, but there is still plenty left to do.

All of his suitors -- Michigan, MississippiAuburnClemsonAlabama and USC -- are expected to stop by in the next few days, Coney said, but the window for visiting is tight. Gary and his mom travel to Georgia for an award presentation Thursday, and then they will officially visit either Clemson or Alabama during the weekend.

"With USC, they named coach K.U. (Kenechi Udeze) the defensive line coach," Coney said. "When we went last week on a visit, he wasn't named the defensive line coach. He's a nice guy, and like I've said, I really loved USC, so they are coming Wednesday and we are heading out Thursday.

"I would like to decide on (the fifth official) because we have to give them notice. We're already going to be down there so Rashan is going to have to decide whether he wants to go to Clemson, or whether he wants to go to Alabama."


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