Jordan knows his choice

Matthew Jordan had one of the hottest springs in the state of Alabama, and he followed it with good work in the camp circuit. With well-over a dozen offers in hand, one of the best talents in the state has made a college decision set to go public on Saturday.

6-foot-2, 190-pound quarterback Matthew Jordan is coasting until his commitment is announced publicly on Saturday afternoon.

"The decision is already made," said the Jackson (Ala.) dual-threat standout on Friday. "It's just a matter of everyone finding out tomorrow."

"I'm going to announce probably about 4:15," he continued. "My mom ad dad are having a big cookout party, and I'll have it set up where I choose the hats and I'll put it on Twitter and Instagram and Faceboook and all that."

Jordan, who has well over a dozen offers to his name, broke-down his final five schools one last time before committing (listed here alphabetically).

Georgia Tech: "I really like the campus, I like all the coaches, the facilities and I think I'll fit in the offense, too."

Louisiana-Lafayette: "I really like their spread offense, they're a really good football team. They almost beat Florida last year, and they have really nice facilities, also."

Memphis: "They were always kind of special to me, they were my first offer. I really like the city of Memphis, too. It's a great city."

Nebraska: "I'll definitely fit into that offense, it's basically the same offense I run at my school. I really like Coach [Tim] Beck, we have a good relationship. I like Coach [Bo] Pelini, too."

South Alabama: "Coach [Robert] Matthews, him and I have been talking. He's probably one of the first coaches I've talked to. They're really close to home and I can fit in their offense, too."

In making his pick, Jordan reports a simple feeling on one particular campus after visiting each of his finalists.

"The way I felt whenever I visited that school, really was it," he added.

Just as important as the decision is the ability to re-focus on the 2013 season without worrying about the recruiting process.

"It takes a lot off," said Jordan. "It's not like I'm not going to work as hard, but I won't have to impress so-and-do. I know where I'm going.

"I'm not saying I will go to another camp or anything, but I'll know where I'm going."


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