September 26, 2007

Ray takes in Tide

North Florida Christian (Tallahassee, Fla.) receiver Melvin Ray's commitment to Alabama hasn't quelled concerns from Tide fans about how solid Ray's verbal is to the Alabama coaching staff. With Ray living in enemy territory, the threat of FSU still lingers, but did Ray's visit to Alabama this weekend help cement his commitment?

"The trip really just let me know that the decision that I made was the right one," said Ray, a four-star athlete and the 17th-ranked receiver in the country per Rivals. "I really don't have the words to describe it. Everything was just crazy.

"I had no idea that the crowd noise would be as loud as it was. I mean, Georgia really isn't a rival of Alabama's. I can't imagine how it will get for LSU and Auburn. I am going to try and come back at least one more time, but hopefully two or three more times."

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