"I didn't want to leave...."
"I flew to Alabama Friday night," said Damian Square from Houston, Texas. "It was a great trip. I didn't want to leave. It was way loud. Everyone was pumped. I couldn't believe it."
"I thought the defense was good. They are doing what they can with what they got. They only made a few mistakes, which they can fix. They were probably a little banged up from the Arkansas game. They did some good things though."
Square was in Tuscaloosa for an unofficial visit and plans to wait until after the season to return for his official.
"After the game I went in the locker room and talked to a few of the coaches. They were asking me how my season was going and how I felt about my decision. I told them I wasn't going anywhere," he said.
"I might try to get back for another game, but it's going to be tough with our schedule. We have play-offs, and then Alabama will play in a bowl game. I probably won't be able to come back until after the season for my official visit, but I may come back for another game."
Square is excited about the Tide's progress and excited about the recruiting class coming in for Alabama for the class of 2008.
"They are off to a great start," he said. "They are going to do some more big things this season. The coaching staff is tremendous. They take charge and have so much pride. They should be 4-0, but that's ok. Overall they are having a great season."
"When I was at the game I got to speak to Burton Scott and another receiver from Mobile [Destin Hood]. I saw Arthur Brown and Julio Jones at the game as well."
"I think this recruiting class is tremendous. We are going to pull in some other big names. They know what they want to do, and they know what's going to happen here at Alabama."
"I think so far we have the best talent of any school in the nation. We are filling our needs and not just getting big names. That's the most important thing. By the end we should have the top class in the country."
The Alabama commitment continues to hear from other schools as he continued, "I am still being recruited by everyone. They know what I am going to do. I am not going to visit any other schools. I am going to Alabama."
The four-star Texas defensive player is very athletic and feels he can play anywhere on the defensive line. He talks about his season and where the Alabama coaching staff would like to use him when he arrives in Tuscaloosa.
"My season is going great. We are 3-0. I have been doing well. I have been playing defensive end. I have around 22 tackles and four sacks," Square said.
"The coaches feel like I can play anywhere on the defensive line. I am 279-pounds, but nobody believes it. I hold it very well, and I am very fast. I think I can play anywhere."
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