Tennessee DE Signs with Alabama

Alex Watkins comes to Alabama from Haywood High School in Brownsville, Tennessee. The Scout.com three-star defensive end talks of why he chose the Crimson Tide.

Watkins had numerous scholarship offers including Tennessee, Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Texas Tech and others.

Watkins recorded approximately 110 tackles and eight sacks during his senior season. He was voted All-State, Regional Defensive Player of the Year and Mr. Football in class 3A.

Watkins is also a track athlete and turned in an 11.2 seconds 100 meters.

Why did Alex Watkins choose the Crimson Tide?

"The tradition, the coaches, the people and the food," Watkins stated.

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