January 9, 2007

Alabama junior talks Saban, offers

Mountain Brook (Ala.) offensive lineman Tyler Love figures to be one of the top offensive tackle prospects in the Southeast in the Class of 2008. Rivals.com caught up with the 6-foot-7, 280-pounder, who talked about the new coach at the University of Alabama and a recent scholarship offer he received.

Love was impressed with The Crimson Tide's hiring of Nick Saban to lead the football program.

"I thought it was a good hire," he said. "Coach Saban is a great coach. Whatever team he goes to, he's been successful at the college level. He's what Alabama needs."

Love hasn't heard from the new Alabama staff yet, but recently picked up a scholarship offer from a rival Southeastern Conference program.



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