2013 DB Burns decommits from Alabama 

March, 19, 2012
Miami (Northwestern) defensive back Artie Burns committed to the University of Alabama last December. At the time, he said he was only about 80 percent committed to the Crimson Tide, and on Monday, he told TideNation that he is no longer committed to UA.

“I’ve been thinking about it,” Burns said. “Me, my coach and my mom, we had talked about it. They thought I should take my time and look at other schools, see what schools have a better opportunity for me. If I decommitted, it’s going to help me look at other schools better.”

The Florida native had visited Florida State and Miami since giving his verbal pledge to Alabama, and he has both the Hurricanes and Seminoles in his new top five along with Louisville, LSU and USC.

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