2014 prospect intro: OL Alex Bars


Name: Alex Bars

Position: Offensive line

Current height/weight: 6-foot-6, 275 pounds

What are you strengths at offensive line: My footwork and being able to move. Probably my athleticism.

Current top list: I'm still thinking, I should probably get on that. Although Michigan has made an impression on me.

Favorite school growing up: Notre Dame, because my dad went there, and Michigan State, because my mom went there.

Decision timeline: I think after my junior season, so January or February.

Visits taken: Tennessee, Michigan, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Kentucky, Vanderbilt, Penn State, Alabama

Visits planned: None until the season starts.

Top five aspects of a school: Coaching staff, academics, athletics, location and long term after college.

Major: Business or medicine.

Celebrity crush: Taylor Swift

Sports hero: Peyton Manning

Favorite NFL team growing up: Detroit Lions. I like Matthew Stafford and Megatron (Calvin Johnson). [His family lived in Michigan until 2003.

Funniest coach: Sal Sunseri from Tennessee. He's just a nice guy.

Best prospect you've gone against: I'll be going up against (USC commit) defensive end Jason Hatcher this year, so that will be a good one.