Junior day: What it means for Alabama 

February, 25, 2013
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Junior day at Alabama has become quite the event. This year, the Crimson Tide hosted an array of prospects from all over the country, ranging from juniors in high school to eighth graders.

The lone commitment, in fact, did not come a 2014 prospect. It came from sophomore defensive back Deionte Thompson (Orange, Texas/West Orange).

“The system they run at Alabama is just like what we run at West Orange, and it makes me feel like I’m at home,” Thompson said. “I just decided to take a shot at it. I wanted to commit, get that out of the way, so I could focus on getting a state championship before I leave high school.”

In all, the Alabama staff extended close to 10 scholarship offers during Saturday’s junior day. Although the Tide didn’t add to its 2014 class, the weekend shed some light on UA’s approach to this class.

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