March 28, 2007

Miami DT added to UA offer list

South Florida will be a common destination for the Alabama coaching staff in their recruiting efforts for 2008. Miami-Northwestern boasts as many as 10 Division I prospects for next signing day, and the Tide has dipped into this powerhouse now twice for new offers with the latest being Rivals100 defensive tackle Marcus Forston.

"I was talking to Coach Lance Thompson last week, and he told me to give Coach Saban a call," said Forston, who stands 6-foot-2, 290 pounds. "When I got ahold of Coach Saban, he offered me a full scholarship. He told me that I was the kind of player they needed to get them back to winning championships, and that I would be perfect at nose tackle for their scheme. They want someone to bust heads and make plays there and not just take up space."

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