September 14, 2007

Bayou state safety still hearing from UA

At one point, Destrehan (La.) athlete Jerico Nelson was the subject of much discussion with the 2008 Alabama recruiting efforts as the Tide sought a physical, athletic safety. Now that this four-star athlete's stock has exploded - including the arrival of an offer from homestate LSU - is the Tide still on the mind of Nelson?

"Definitely, they are one of my top schools," said Nelson, who is the ninth-ranked prospect in the state of Louisiana per Rivals. "I just haven't talked to them in a while, and I need to set up an official visit to see them."

Nelson went from a handful of offers to a mailbox full from the top programs in the country seeminly overnight.

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