January 11, 2007

Saban close to first commitment?

Rivals100 defensive tackle John Brown has had Alabama high on his list of favorites since the summer when he took an unofficial visit to the Capstone. But with the coaching change it was unclear where the Tide stood with the Lakeland standout. Brown, 6-foot-2, 285-pounds, is closing in on a college decision that could come at any moment.

Alabama is still high on Brown's list of favorites thanks to the effort of former Tide assistant Chris Ball and he will officially visit Alabama in two weeks. Other schools under consideration are LSU, Florida and Florida State.

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