October 11, 2007

Speedy safety receives Tide offer

After a great start to his senior year, 6-foot-2, 205-pound safety Robert Lester finally began receiving attention from some of the nation's top programs when he and superstar teammate Julio Jones put on an impressive show on national television. The Foley safety has already received offers from schools like Oklahoma, Colorado and Kentucky but this weekend the speedy defender finally received an offer from the the in-state school.

"Coach Saban called me with the news last night that they had a scholarship offer for me," said Lester, who showed off his defensive prowess in a nationally televised win over Daphne last week, bringing down two interceptions - including the game clincher.

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