August 4, 2007

Bolton chooses Tide

Four-star Norcross (Ga.) athlete Devonta Bolton saw his offer list climb towards the 20 mark with offers from most of the Southern powers. Bolton, 6-foot-4, 220-pounds, has seen his stock rise this summer and he cut his list of schools to Alabama, Auburn, Boston College, Georgia and Florida. Saturday at a press conference at his high school Bolton made the announcement that he is committed to the Tide.

"I have known for a while that Alabama was the place for me. Really, it was just a comfort factor with the staff and knowing that I would be getting a good education. Also, the coaches are going to give me a chance to be successful," Bolton said. "I've been feeling Alabama since I went to their spring game and there were 92,000 people there. That was amazing. It shows how hungry their fans are for their football. They don't have professional teams so it's college and high school for them.

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