May 17, 2007

Physical GA WR claims Tide offer

During his stint at LSU, Alabama Head Coach Nick Saban recruited and enjoyed the services of future NFL first-round pick Dwayne Bowe for a brief time. Saban has ramped up his efforts for a sequel to the big, physical receiver by offering one of the best offensive targets in Georgia.

"Coach Saban and Coach Smart watched a practice last week," said Carver-Columbus High School (Ga.) star Jarmon Fortson. "After they left, Coach Smart texted me and told me to give him a call. He told me Alabama was offering me a scholarship."

Fortson is a 6-foot-3, 220-pound possession receiver that holds close to 10 offers with the Tide and South Carolina the latest to pull the trigger. Fortson also holds offers from Auburn, Clemson, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisville, Troy and Memphis.


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