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Why Would Yeldon Select Alabama?

I'll admit that I was skeptical when the rumors began last week that T.J. Yeldon, the outstanding running back from Daphne, was prepared to switch his commitment from Auburn to Alabama. That wasn't based on any information. It's just that as long as I have followed recruiting, there has been perhaps one rumor out of about 100 like that proving to be true.

Obviously, Alabama is picking up an outstanding prospect in T.J. Yeldon, considered one of the nation's best running backs. I was curious how the news was being received across the state and went onto the Tigers site. It was mixed. Oh, sure, a few were upset about it. Okay, a few thousand. But one Auburn fan pointed out that Yeldon would be fourth string at Alabama, sitting on the bench, and...

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