Family decision for LB Reuben Foster 

December, 14, 2012
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A week ago, Reuben Foster (Auburn, Ala./Auburn) made one of the toughest decisions any prospect has to make when he decommitted from Auburn after it was announced that assistant coach Trooper Taylor and the entire Tigers staff would not be retained.

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Alex Scarborough/ESPN.comReuben Foster, who has decommitted from Auburn, said that his family will help have the final say in his commitment.
After that, Alabama, the first team to gain Foster’s commitment, was back after the No. 24 prospect.

“Kirby Smart talked to me about how I felt when I first committed to [Alabama] and how I needed to get back on that train so I can be a great linebacker at Alabama,” Foster said. “Coach Smart said that I hurt them when I decommitted and they never wanted me to rush into anything. They would have rather me take my time. I am serious about Alabama. Not too serious, but I want to get back on that road.”

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