Choices, Choices, Choices for Mobile Prospect

Football or baseball? Auburn, Alabama, LSU or Oklahoma? McGill-Toolen defensive end Glenn Harbin has a lot to decide during his senior year.

Mobile, Ala.--For the second consecutive year McGill-Toolen High School will have a highly coveted defensive end prospect.

Last year it was Sidell Corley, who eventually signed with LSU, and this year is Glenn Harbin, a 6-6, 235-pound dual-sport athlete who already has offers from Auburn, Alabama, LSU and others.

However, rated as a three-star football prospect in Scout.com's early rankings, Harbin says he might choose a different sport to play at the college level.

"I'm not sure yet, but I kind of like baseball better," Harbin notes. "It's real competitive."

He plays right field and pitcher for the Yellow Jackets and hit .326 with a pair of home runs during his first season at the varsity level and can also pitch. "I really only pitched once or twice for one or two innings."

Harbin is getting most of the attention in football recruiting right now from Alabama, LSU and Florida State, though the Seminoles have yet to offer, and is drawing baseball interest from "Alabama, South Alabama and LSU."

If the tall defensive end chooses to play football at the collegiate level, he'll have an opportunity at just about any school he chooses. Harbin had 75 tackles, 11 sacks and 10 pass breakups as a junior. Baseball took up most of his time during the spring so he was unable to take the visits the most high school players took so Harbin says it will be a while before makes his decisions on which sport to play and which school to attend.

"I went to Alabama's junior day and that's it," he explains. "I'll have to take some more visits and I'll have to make sure whatever I plan on majoring in the school has a good program for it. I'll wait (to make a decision) until closer to signing day."


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