It would have been bad for Alabama to lose defensive coordinator Kirby Smart and his recruiting ties to neighboring Georgia. It could have been worse for him to end up at archrival Auburn.
With offers from all over the country, Class of 2014 running back Bo Scarbrough decided to stay home and join a long line of Crimson Tide ballcarriers.
The nation's No. 2 prospect schedules an afternoon press conference, during which it's possible he'll decommit from Bama.