Crimson Tide adds ESPN 150 cover corner 

June, 7, 2012
In 2012, the University of Alabama signed three cornerbacks, but two came from the junior college ranks. That made it a position of need again in 2013, and the Crimson Tide addressed that need on Thursday with the commitment of Texas cornerback Maurice Smith (Sugar Land, Texas/Dulles).

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Tom Hauck for ESPN.comESPN 150 cornerback Maurice Smith is Alabama's 15th commitment of the class of 2013.
It was no secret that Alabama held a slight lead for Smith, but many believed he would wait until the Under Armour All-America Game to pull the trigger. After attending the Tide’s camp this week, he couldn’t wait any longer.

The 5-foot-11, 180-pound defensive back is a huge get for Nick Saban and the UA coaching staff. He’s ranked No. 86 in the ESPN 150 and is the No. 10 cornerback. He’s also the first true cover corner in this class.
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