Tide lands commitment from Ga. OL 

March, 26, 2012
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When Georgia offensive lineman Andy Dodd said he was close to a decision, he wasn’t lying. Dodd, who visited the University of Alabama over the weekend, committed to the Crimson Tide coaching staff late Sunday night and made it official on Monday.

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Courtesy Pepperell High SchoolAndy Dodd, a 6-foot-4, 325-pound lineman from Lindale, Ga./Pepperell, is Alabama's ninth commitment for 2013.
“It’s been in my head for a couple of weeks, but I just really wanted to take my time and make sure,” Dodd said. “I told the staff last night. I talked to them about it before, but it wasn’t really a serious situation then. Last night was the first time I told them I wanted to commit.”

Ever since Alabama offered Dodd a scholarship in February, the Tide has been at or near the top of his list because of the winning tradition and continuity within the program. He ultimately chose UA over Georgia Tech and LSU among others.
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