June 12, 2006
5-star Bailey visits UA; names four finalists
McIntosh County Academy's Allen Bailey is one the nation's elite prospects and the 6-foot-3, 252-pounder has the offers to prove it. Despite having the chance to play for any collegiate power in the country, Bailey has already narrowed down his list of favorites to four and this weekend took an unofficial visit to one of them.
"Me and a couple of my coaches went to Alabama on Friday and Saturday for a visit. It was my first time to Alabama and they were the only one of my favorites that I had not seen," Bailey said. "The visit went real good. I toured all the facilities and met all the coaches. It was nice and they treated me good.
"I talked to Coach (Joe) Kines and he told me I was what he was looking for in a middle linebacker. He said they need someone who can step in and play next year and I was his guy. Alabama has been recruiting me for middle the whole time."
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