ATH Vonn Bell already thinks highly of two coaches and old rivals: Nick Saban at Alabama and Urban Meyer at Ohio State. Next up is a meeting with new Tennessee coach Butch Jones.
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.
Alabama's top-tier recruiting classes of late are giving the Crimson Tide some much-needed depth in its title-defense season.
Though three of his cousins played for Alabama, CB Marquez White says he's holding true to his commitment to Florida State because the offer was "something I prayed for."