Following workout at Alabama, in-state defensive tackle Allen Love hinting at 'big news'

In-state defensive tackle Allen Love worked out at Alabama through two sessions on Monday.

It has not been much of a secret this summer for Allen Love.

The Birmingham (Ala.) Huffman standout, despite holding more than a dozen scholarship offers, has felt close to landing extensions from in-state Alabama and Auburn at different points. 

The Scout three-star was evaluated by each Iron Bowl rival this spring and he continues to work for the additions to his list. 

On Monday, he was back in Tuscaloosa to work through two camp sessions in order to add the Crimson Tide to his list of opportunities. 

"I did good at 'Bama, feel a offer coming," Love said Monday evening.  "They will call me tomorrow. Everything went well, I just went with a great mindset.

"They told me I did very good."

Before meeting with head coach Nick Saban he worked with defensive line coach Karl Dunbar and reconnected with area recruiter and offensive line coach Brent Key, too. 

"I did what I had to do," he said. "It was great, they had some big boys (on the offensive line). They some big hogs, they working."

Before, during and after the event, the only goal from Love was to earn the scholarship offer. The news has not come just yet, but he Tweeted "big news" coming Thursday. Should the extension come in, a verbal commitment wouldn't be outside the realm of possibility. 

As of Tuesday morning, no class of 2018 defensive line prospects have added an Alabama offer at camp. There are two more sessions on Tuesday before the initial Nick Saban Football Camp of the year wraps up. 

When asked of other standout defensive line prospects from Monday, essentially the prospects competing for the same offer he is, Love proved just how focused he was.

"I really didn't see," he said. "I was so locked in on myself."

Power 5 programs Ole Miss, KentuckyLouisvilleNC StateIndianaIllinoisPurdueRutgers and Kansas already sit on Love's offer list. Should the in-state SEC offers not come in, Louisville and Kentucky may be in the best position to land one of the Yellowhammer State's top defensive lineman.

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