For Adrian Hubbard, his commitment to Alabama on Tuesday had little to do with the Crimson Tide’s resounding defeat of Florida Saturday or the 22nd SEC Championship or the impending shot at a 13th national title.
For him, the decision to commit to Bama was about comfort and the feeling of belonging.
“I just really felt good when I went down there Sunday,” said Hubbard, a 6-foot-7, 227-pound defensive end from Norcross. “I don’t know how to describe it. I just had a good feeling when I went down there. I just felt really at home. I fit in with all the players and coaches and everything and the campus was really nice. I said if I got a good feeling I was going to commit and I did.”
Hubbard made the unusual decision to take his official visit to Tuscaloosa on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday of this week. He didn’t know when he scheduled the trip that the Crimson Tide would be coming back from Atlanta as SEC champions.
“I did that because I’d been there for a game day [Nov. 7 vs.