March 21, 2007

Hard-hitting safety receives Alabama offer

The University of Alabama is looking to shore up its talent-level at safety, and their latest target is receiving so much recruiting attention, he is having a difficult time narrowing his list of favorites to a manageable number.

"I was sitting down last night trying to cut my list down to 10, and I couldn't do it," said Atlantic Community High School safety Karnell Hatcher. On Tuesday, Hatcher received some news that will make his task that much more difficult.

"Coach Saban offered me tonight," said Hatcher, a hard-hitting safety with other offers from Arizona State, Wisconsin, LSU and Auburn. "He talked to me about how before he was a head coach, he coached defensive backs. He said he is still real involved in coaching that group, and that he knows what it takes to get guys ready for the NFL."

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