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It definitely sounds crazy -- Bama has shown they ALWAYS have room and will be happy to make room if needed. They don't have to worry about any NCAA intervention or regulations. The NCAA will help ensure the SEC always has an on-field competitive advantage each and every year. No worries 'Bama fan.
Those were my thoughts exactly....
Saban's the guy who has pioneered the technique to sign him anyway just to keep him from playing against him......then he just buries them under the depth chart.
Yep exactly. And worse case, the kid arrives to campus and is told there is no scholarship for him and he'll have to gray shirt. It'll be too late for him to go anywhere else besides a JUCO or literally gray shirting a year at 'Bama. Things are handled dirty down there in Tuscaloosa. But as long as the NCAA is in bed with the SEC, there will not be any changes made.
Alabama just got a verbal from Eddie Jackson. According to 247 sports his 40 time is a 4.38. Listed as WR/Corner prospect. This has to now be down to OSU and Vols. Vols are also in on DE Carl Lawson. Could be a heck of finish for Vols. Let’s hope not though. Go Bucks!
But if they're loaded with safeties Saban thinks are as good if not better than Bell, he's not going to dump a guy to load up on a position that's already loaded. They had a freshman, two sophomores and a junior in their two-deep at safety this year and all are coming back. It's not a super-high priority position for them.
Besides getting Jackson today, Austin Golson, a 6-6/285 4-star OT from Prattville, Alabama, decommitted from Florida State yesterday. Alabama and Ole Miss are considered to be running neck and neck for his services, with Auburn in the mix.
With 22 commits already and still in the mix for about a dozen others besides Bell and Golson, it could be that Saban's simply run out of room for him.
Gees Iowa, will you just use your divine knowledge and tell us RIGHT NOW, do we land Bell??????????
I asked the Magic 8 Ball, "will ohio state get vonn bell?" and it replied, "you may rely on it!"
I call BS, those balls say "you may count on it" not "you may rely on it"
:) That's my point -- Saban never runs out of room. There's gotta be a player on their roster who isn't "cutting it" that he can get rid of this offseason to make room for Bell.
From what I've been reading here and at TOS, Tennessee has come on strong. It's believed to be a tight race between OSU and Tennessee. Bama is pretty much out of it. Two well known reporters at TOS are saying Bell will be a Buckeye. I can only hope.
Yep, holding out some hope.
If we could land Bell and Clark to finish this class, I would be totally stoked.
You'll have to hold out a few more days..."A five-star prospect according to both Rivals and 247sports, Bell will announce his decision on Feb. 6, and his signing-day news conference in Ridgeland's will be broadcast live on ESPNU at 10 a.m."
KNOXVILLE — The long recruiting process may be nearing an end for Vonn Bell, but the Ridgeland High School safety now enters the hardest part of his college decision.
Not good news boyz. Marquez North just committed to Tennessee. Iowa not feeling your Magic 8 ball prediction at the moment. If Lawson decides to head there I feel we are SOL.
Ha! I did it online.
The Magic 8 Ball has all the answers to life's questions.
And I just did it again and got the exact same response so put that in your pipe and smoke it!
That is a HUGE get for Tennessee. North is a phenomenal athlete. He's damn fast for his height.
Yeah not good news.
UT is the sentimental favorite and Jones is probably selling these guys the idea of making Tenn relevant again. He has no track récord there so he can make a lot of promises.
I am lowering my odds on getting Bell to 25%.
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