Heels Tracking Former 'Bama Commitment

SALISBURY, N.C. -- Kourtnei Brown was the first player running onto the field last Saturday for the Oasis Shrine Bowl Classic, and he knew early that he needed to make an impact.

Kourtnei Brown was the first player running onto the field last Saturday for the Oasis Shrine Bowl Classic, and he knew early that he needed to make an impact.

Three sacks, a blocked extra point, and three hours later, Brown may not have walked off the field as the most valuable player, but he was certainly the most talked about player. Since his performance in that game, college coaches have really started to turn up the heat on the former Alabama commitment.

"I'm getting a lot more attention," said the 6-foot-5, 225-pounder, who has added 15 pounds of muscle since we last saw him at a seven-on-seven tournament over the summer. "Alabama, Clemson, and Wake Forest have already offered me. Other ones that have talked and I think are going to offer me are Tennessee and North Carolina."

The Vols and Tar Heels have already visited Victory Christian this week and the combination of a strong performance and the firing of Mike Shula at Alabama has Brown back where he started.

"I don't know. I'm just really looking now at all of them. I'm just going to let it all come in and spread it out the table and be open to everybody. All the coaches have mentioned taking a visit. I feel like all the schools that I'm talking to right now will offer me."

As the information and video starts to roll out on Brown, it would not be a surprise for him to become a high-major commodity in the recruiting world. Though he has a thin frame, it is very musclar with wide shoulders and room to get up into the 250 pound range. He is cat quick off the ball with great flexibility through his hips and upper body when getting through a quick running back block or around an offensive tackle.

Here are the highlights from the performance in last weekend's game:

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