Substantial Recruiting Saturday?

Saturday will be a big day for Alabama recruiting based on the prospects its hosting, but its also proved to be a big day based on an elite prospect admitting that the Tide is near the top of his list.

While the current Alabama team is looking to put the hammer on a Florida Atlantic team it has reemphasized it would not look over, several potential Alabama players will be on campus in Tuscaloosa to take the in the game.

The No. 1 team in the land will host a handful of prospects in the class of 2014 worth keeping an eye on, but the weekend will be built around the official visit of five-star 2013 running back Derrick Henry.

The elite talent has maintained Alabama as his leader for the better part of his time since de-committing from Georgia, but the Tennessee Volunteers made an impression on him while officially visiting Knoxville last weekend for the prime time game against Florida.

While Henry will likely be the next Tide target to make a decision - he's announcing his decision September 27 - another top offensive offeree has the team in high consideration. Robert Foster revealed a list of finalists for the first time after a big performance for Monaca (Pa.) Central Valley High late Friday night.

"The three teams I picked were Ohio State, Alabama and Pittsburgh," Foster told Tony Greco of, a FOX Sports NEXT affiliate. "I feel comfortable. They make me feel comfortable. I show them love, and those are the three teams I'm going to choose from."

Foster isn't expected to make a decision any time soon, but the No. 2 wide receiver prospect in America will likely schedule official visits to each school still in contention.

Saturday's findings may prove critical to the Alabama recruiting class of 2013, as it looks to plug some of the estimated six spots still left on the board.

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