July 3, 2007

Tennessee athlete likes UA

Alcoa standout Brian Sommer is one of the top athletes in the state of Tennessee and currently the 6-foot, 200-pound two-way star has a solid list of offers. Included among that list is Alabama who to date has made a good impression.

"Coach (Joe) Pendry has been recruiting me. He came by in May. Coach Saban was supposed to come but something happened. But Coach Pendry stays on top of things. He texts me all the time and we talk a lot. I like him," Sommer said. "I had hoped to make it to Tuscaloosa this summer, but I'm not sure that I will be able to. I went there before my junior year and I loved the facilities. It's such a nice place. I was impressed when I toured everything, and it sounds like they have built more.

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