June 2, 2006

McClain favors Five

Decatur linebacker Rolando McClain is one of the South's premier prospects on the gridiron, but the 6-foot-3, 230-pounder isn't too shabby on the hardwood either. Last weekend, McClain was in Nashville for the Nike Memorial Day basketball tournament with the Alabama Lasers, and BamaOnline.com caught up with him for an update on his recruitment.

"Everything has been going great. I'm up to 12 offers and I'm hearing from a lot more schools, but I'm enjoying my summer right now and sort of taking my mind of recruiting," McClain said. "Alabama, Auburn, LSU, Tennessee and Louisville are my top schools. I haven't really eliminated any schools, but those five have been doing the best job with me so far and I feel like their situations are better for me.

"The one thing that has changed is I don't want to go through this for too long. I like the recruiting process and earlier I said I was going to wait until signing day but now I'm going to have a decision before Christmas."

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