No. 6 ILB Markail Benton breaks down his verbal commitment to Alabama

PHENIX CITY, Ala. -- Scout speaks to new Alabama linebacker commitment and top in-state defender Markail Benton moments after he picked the defending champs.

The Alabama Crimson Tide had a big week on the recruiting trail, landing three blue chip football commitments. The momentum was capped by the top in-state defensive prospect and Phenix City (Ala.) Central linebacker Markail Benton making the call Friday in front of friends and family. 

Moments after selecting UA, Scout got word with the four-star, who broke down why the Tide edged the Auburn Tigers, when he knew Alabama was the place for him, whether or not he'll take additional visits and much more (above).

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