Jersey prospect to commit to the 2011 class, and the Panthers' first linebacker true linebacker of the class.
Alston's commitment is a big one for the Panthers, not only in extending its New Jersey ties, but because of coming in at a position of need. He can play either outside linebacker or inside for the Panthers.
Choosing the Panthers among over 20 offers, Alston said in recent weeks he was impressed with newly hired linebackers coach Bernard Clark; his resume, the relationship with his players and the intensity he brings to the position.
Stay tuned for more updates from Alston throughout the day.