Shaun Hamilton closing in on Bama offer 

October, 2, 2012
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It had been a while since Shaun Hamilton (Montgomery, Ala./Carver) attended an Alabama football game, but the ESPN Watch List linebacker visited Tuscaloosa on Saturday as the Crimson Tide hosted Ole Miss in their SEC home opener.

“I have to say I really enjoyed it,” Hamilton said. “It was my first time going to a Bama game since I was like 8 or 9. Being on the field in pregame just made me really want to put on some pads and go out there and play for Bama.

“It was a great atmosphere. The team looks real good. Coach [Kirby] Smart was telling me that it was a tough game, but I thought the defense played real well.”

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