Scarbrough follows his heart

Star running back from Tuscaloosa becomes Alabama's first 2014 commitment

Updated: September 9, 2012, 10:50 PM ET
By Greg Ostendorf | TideNation
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Bo Scarbrough entertained scholarship offers from Clemson, Florida, Georgia and Michigan, among others. He even visited Athens, Ga., over the summer and had the Bulldogs on top at one point. But in the end, the Tuscaloosa native couldn't leave home.

On Friday night, the 2014 running back committed to the University of Alabama after his high school football game.

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Radi Nabulsi/ESPN.comWith offers from all over the country, Bo Scarbrough decided there's no place like home.
"I feel like it's a place that will be great for me," Scarbrough said. "I want to stay home, and I want to stay close to family. Instead of going to a new place, I already know everybody. I just feel more comfortable.

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