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Recruits flock to LSU-Alabama

Five-star S Landon Collins among the top prospects taking visit to Tuscaloosa

Originally Published: November 3, 2011
By Jamie Newberg | RecruitingNation
The showdown between No. 1 LSU and No. 2 Alabama has everyone talking, especially recruits.

Many of the nation's top prospects will be in Tuscaloosa for Saturday night's game -- some on official visits, while dozens of others are coming on unofficial visits -- with five-star S Landon Collins (Geismar, La./Dutchtown) leading the way.

Landon Collins
Tom Hauck for ESPN.comFive-star safety Landon Collins will be in Alabama for an official visit this weekend. He is down to Alabama, LSU, Florida, Texas and Tennessee.
"It will be my official visit to Alabama," said Collins, who is No. 7 in the ESPNU 150 and the nation's top safety. "I am looking forward to hanging around the coaches and players. I want to see how they handle the hype and adversity. I will be watching the coaches closely and see how they focus on this big game."

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