May 18, 2007

Peach State athlete earns Tide offer

Fast, versatile athletes are at a premium for Alabama Head Coach Nick Saban, and his latest target is located east on I-20 into the Peach state. Tailback/safety Xavier Avery of Cedar Grove (Ellenwood, Ga.) High School recently received a practice visit from Saban and later found out some good news from the Tide camp.

"Coach Burns told me that I had a scholarship offer waiting, and then Coach Saban and Coach Burns both told my coach they were offering," said Avery. "They told my coach that they like my size, speed and physical play. They like my versatility too."

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