"I'm ready to get there. My dad, mom and I are all coming. We are leaving early Thursday morning," Jimmy Barnes said.
Alabama fans will like the fact that Barnes is already talking the talk.
"I love the tradition at Alabama. My whole life I have watched Alabama
football. I like if I come to Alabama, I will have a chance to play for a
The Alabama coaches have definitely made an impression on Barnes.
really like Coach Shula and Coach Rader. I have talked to them many times. I
think Coach Rader is a very good coach. He and Coach Shula seem to be on the
same page about everything."
As a former quarterback, Coach Mike Shula is relating extremely well to the
quarterback prospects. Barnes is impressed. "I really like Coach Shula. He
was a quarterback, so he knows all the ups and downs of being a
Alabama is not the only school courting Barnes. "About eleven schools
have offered me but we have decided to keep that in the family for now,"
"Alabama is my number one. I am also considering Miami, North Carolina State, Notre Dame, and Colorado State."
The out-of-state schools have his full attention. "I have no problem
leaving the state. I was planning on leaving the state no matter what,"
When asked if he plans to commit while in Tuscaloosa, Barnes replied,
"We will see if everything goes good. That is definitely a possibility. I
know everything will go great."
Alabama is the first camp this summer for Barnes and it may be the last. When
asked about other camp visits, Barnes said, "I'm not sure. I might not need
to after this weekend. If I do commit, I probably will not go on any official
visits except for Alabama."
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