Four-star defensive back Brad Stewart makes return trip to Alabama, mother gets first look of Tuscaloosa

The last time Brad Stewart was at Alabama, he earned his offer at its June prospect camp. He returned for more work with the staff but this time his mother accompanied him on the trip.

The Alabama Crimson Tide held its second major prospect camp of the summer this week and one of the focuses of Nick Saban and his staff was the secondary. Several new scholarship offers went out but one of the standout June campers returned to campus for another shot at working with the staff.

Brad Stewart brought his mother to Tuscaloosa after earning the scholarship offer on his list trip. It enabled more time with Saban himself.

"It was straight, hey it's coach Saban," he said. "Mostly the same stuff as when he offered me (in June) except my parents was there this time."

The New Orleans (La.) McDonough 35 four-star defensive back, who plays both cornerback and safety, admits he feels like he is high on the Crimson Tide recruiting board as a priority prospect. 

"I do, they don't have any commits yet in the secondary," he said. "[Defensive backs] Coach [Derrick] Ansley says he could see me playing any of the six positions in the secondary moving around, but coach Saban says mainly a safety but a little star or slot corner."

Stewart's mother had most of her questions answered last month after he added the scholarship offer, but meeting Saban in person stood out. 

"She enjoyed it, she's a big Nick Saban fan," he said. "She had a phone conference with coach Saban and they talked on the phone for almost a half an hour and she had all her questions answered then." 

Saban's former program, LSU is set to host the rising-senior Thursday and his former offensive coordinator Jim McElwain and Florida gets him on campus Friday.

Still adding scholarship offers, Stewart doesn't claim favorites or a timetable for a commitment at this time.

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