January 17, 2007

Saban lays it on thick

Alabama head coach Nick Saban arrived in Mobile Tuesday morning with all the fanfare of the President of the United States as he tried to coax McGill-Toolen cornerback Phelon Jones into reconsidering his verbal commitment to LSU.

The 6-foot-1, 190-pound Jones had told Nick Saban and Crimson Tide assistant Lance Thompson previously that he would not visit Alabama officially and that they would not agree to an in-home visit. When that failed, Saban asked if he could at least visit him at the school and they agreed.

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