June 4, 2007

Rivals100 DE looking at UA

South Carolina native Robert Quinn is one of the South's top defensive linemen and the Fort Dorchester High School star has the offers to prove it. Last month Quinn, 6-foot-5, 245-pounds, picked up an offer from Alabama and the Tide are currently under consideration for the Rivals100 member.

"Alabama offered me last month and Coach Saban and Coach (Burton) Burns were also here in May to watch me practice. I couldn't really talk to them but I was impressed that they came up to watch me," Quinn said. "After that I talked to Coach Saban on the phone and he told me that I was a good fit for his schemes. He said they need defensive linemen and I can compete for playing time early if I go there. I like that he was telling me I could play with my hand down and then stand up at linebacker as well. He wants to do different stuff with me.

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