It’s hard to get too excited about the commitments of football players who have yet to begin their junior year of high school.
With that said, the college decision of Reuben Foster is worth getting excited about it. As are a from others from the last few days.
The 2013 linebacker out of LaGrange’s Troup High School committed to Alabama over UGA on Monday. Foster attended Georgia’s “Dawg Night” football prospect camp on Friday and told reporters the two schools were “even.”
The 6-foot-2, 220-pounder is considered one of the nation’s top juniors at the linebacker position. Alabama also appears to be the frontrunner for another elite Georgia prospect, Grayson High School defensive end Robert Nkemdiche, who is a candidate to be the USA’s No. 1 college football prospect for 2013. (click on story link)
“I know playing for a coach like Nick Saban that I will be taken care of,” Foster told Scout.com’s Chad Simmons. “Coach Saban not only teaches football, but he teaches his players about life. My family wants me to play for a man like that.”
Back to UGA: The Bulldogs landed three 2013 commitments at Dawg Night, led by Camden County QB Brice Ramsey. He picked the Bulldogs over offers from Florida, FSU and Clemson. Ramsey was scheduled to attend Alabama camp this week but canceled after committing (click on story link)
Another UGA 2013 commit from Dawg Night, RB Derrick Henry, is a candidate to be the state of Florida’s top prospect for that year’s class of prospects.
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