Nick Saban and the University of Alabama received some exciting news on Tuesday afternoon. Four-star defensive lineman Dallas Turner from St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Florida gave the Crimson Tide a verbal commitment. According to 247Sports, Turner is the No.2 defensive end in the nation.
ROLL TIDE ! 🐘🔴☝🏾 pic.twitter.com/cwYjtE8e2V
— Dallas Turner (@UnoErra) July 1, 2020
Turner will be joined by fellow 2021 All-Americans Jacorey Brooks and Deontae Lawson in Tuscaloosa after participating in the All-American Bowl.
In 2020 seven Alabama commits accepted invited to play in the annual East vs. West showdown; Bryce Young, Will Anderson, Brian Branch, Quandarrius Robinson, Javon Baker, Malachi Moore, and Jamil Burroughs.
Only 100 football players receive the honor of putting on the All-American Bowl jersey each year. Each player selected to participate will culminate their high school careers at the All-American Bowl.
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