July 13, 2007

2009 in-state star ready for Tide camp

The Alabama coaching staff got off to an early start for the 2009 recruiting class when they extended a verbal offer earlier this year to Pickens County star Mardrecas Hood. The 6-foot-3, 180-pound athlete is busily preparing for the Tide's July football camp.

"I will be there in a couple of weeks and I can't wait," said Hood, who lines up at myriad positions for his high school squad, including wide receiver, running back and safety. "I am really looking forward to getting better and learning new skills at the camp."

Hood had over 800 yards receiving and nine touchdowns in 2006 and expects to once again be the go-to guy for the Tornadoes' offense this fall.

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