August 15, 2007

Big Huffman DL still weighing options

Although the Alabama coaching staff has stocked up on 2008 defensive line recruits with months to go before national signing day, one Birmingham-area tackle is still attracting the interest of the Tide. Huffman's Marcel Dareus claims an Alabama verbal offer and has a host of other schools on his trail.

"Alabama really wanted Marcel to commit to them when he visited campus a few months ago," said Huffman coach Alan Plump. "They really like what they see out of him. He is big and exceptionally quick and strong.

"I visited an Alabama practice recently and watched their defensive ends. Based on what I saw, there is no doubt Marcel can play with those guys."

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