Devall Discusses Bama Official

Four-star DE/LB Denzel Devall (Bastrop, La.), an Alabama commit, talks about his official trip to Tuscaloosa inside.

What were the bright spots of Denzel Devall's official visit to Alabama?

"It was all highlights," said the 6-foot-2, 240-pound four-star, who attends school at Class 4A Bastrop in the northeast corner of Louisiana. "I had a good time. It was fun, clowning around with my teammates.

"The mood was great. All the players were cool. Not one person was mean or didn't want to associate themselves with you. Christion Jones and Trey DePriest were my hosts. I didn't see the guys from Louisiana (Eddie Lacy, Bradley Sylve and Kenny Bell). They all went home for the three-day weekend. It was mostly younger guys on the team who were around."

What type of interaction did Devall have with the coaching staff?

"The coaches were cool," he said. "We talked about football and had a good time. They told me everything I wanted to hear, which is basically the same things they've been saying. I just have to go out and ball when I get there. Coach (Nick) Saban didn't say too much. We just had fun and clowned around with him. There wasn't much to talk about; I've been to Alabama 10 times and talked to the coaches 10,000 times."

Devall discussed the Crimson Tide's victory over LSU in the BCS title game.

"The game was great," he began. "On the Friday before the game, our principal made an announcement that students could wear LSU gear on Monday. He said anyone wearing Bama gear would be kicked out. I went to the office and told them they'd have to kick me out.

"On Monday, I showed up in all my Bama gear but I didn't get kicked out. Everyone was running around and 'Tiger Baiting' me. I had a good Tuesday; everybody was running away from me."

Devall dispelled rumors that he and Landon Collins are planning a joint visit to LSU this weekend.

"I haven't even talked to Landon since he committed," said Devall. "I know he's busy and I'm letting him have his time.

"I'm locked in and Bama bound. The fans have nothing to worry about."

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