April 4, 2007

UA still in the mix for Hunt?

After taking a look at the top 2008 prospects in the state of Alabama, it is easy to see that the Crimson Tide stands in good shape with most of those athletes. Daphne's Reggie Hunt, however, has been rumored in recent weeks to be slipping off the Tide's radar. Is Alabama still in the running for this Rivals250 running back?

"To tell you the truth, I am hearing less and less from Alabama," said Hunt, who holds eight offers - the most recent coming from the University of Houston. "They haven't been texting me as much. Coach (Lance) Thompson still reaches out to me a little bit."

With early commitments from two Mobile-area running backs already in Jermaine Preyear and Ivan Matchett, it appears room on the Alabama commit list at that unit is scarce.

"It may have something to do with them filling up at running back," said Hunt. "I just don't know. They have two good backs already and a lot of young guys already on campus."

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