Search this site
Junior College Football
DeAndrew White talks more of decision
Asst. Regional Manager
Posted Oct 14, 2009
DeAndrew White, Scout.com four-star wide receiver from Galena Park-North Shore, Texas, spent time Wednesday night talking in-depth of his commitment.
"I decided a few days ago I wanted to commit to
. "I decided on October 8. I called coach [Nick] Saban to let him know about my decision. He was ecstatic just like I was. We were both on the same page."
"The academics were really important to me. Alabama has a high graduation rate. I watched
have an outstanding season last year as a freshman. I noticed that Alabama will play their freshman. That's what I really liked. It’s great to be committed. I can get all the stress off my shoulders"
"I had several offers to choose from. I had schools like
, just to name a few. When I laid everything out it came down to really only Alabama."
"I went over to Alabama for Junior Day, and I attended their spring game. I am not sure if I will be able to get to any games this year. I loved the atmosphere when I was there. It's a great football crowd and family atmosphere. I loved everything about it. I couldn't find anything negative."
White is impressed with what he is seeing from his future team.
"Alabama is playing awesome this year," he said. "I can't say anything bad about them. I haven't seen them doing anything negative. I can definitely see myself playing there. It's just a great football program. My family is behind me 100-percent. They couldn’t be happier for me."
White is a very versatile athlete with more speed arriving in Tuscaloosa.
"My biggest strength is my speed," he said. "I can make a lot of things happen. I am a return specialist as well. I haven't talked to the coaches about my future role for the team though. I want to finish out my year with a great season."
White talked more about his relationship with the Alabama coaching staff.
"My recruiting coach was Bo Davis," he said. "I have a pretty close relationship with him. I love the way he handles himself. It has been a wonderful opportunity to talk to someone like him. Coach Saban has always been very professional. He goes out there and takes care of his business."
White will graduate from high school in June and undecided about a major.
Video: Tide lands four-star wide receiver
Oct 12, 2009
USAAAB West Preview: WR & TE
Dec 30, 2009
High on the Tide
Jan 4, 2010
Get the 2014 Recruiting Yearbook and a full year of
Magazine with an Annual Total Access Pass.
Free Email Newsletter
Don't miss any news or features from BamaMag.com. Subscribe to our newsletter to have our newest articles emailed to you on a daily or weekly basis.
Click here for a
list of all Team Newsletters
Add Players to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite players. Click name to add to
View My HotList
Places to go:
Junior College Football
Things to do:
Things to buy:
Things to know:
Terms of Service
Advertise on MSN
About our ads
© 2013 Microsoft