March 28, 2007

Alabama lands another Mobile star

St. Paul running back Ivan Matchett earned a scholarship offer from Alabama in February and the Tide quickly jumped into the lead for his signature. Since that time Matchettt, 5-foot-10, 205-pounds, has picked up additional offers from Mississippi State, Colorado and Purdue among others.

But Alabama stayed at the top of his wish list with the Mobile native deciding to commit to the Tide this week.

Matchett indicated that despite the early offers and other schools still recruiting him, playing for Alabama was what he really wanted.

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