Alabama Football Loses Commitment From 2020 Recruit

first_imgNick Saban pacing on the Alabama sideline.ATLANTA, GA – JANUARY 08: Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide reacts to a play during the second half against the Georgia Bulldogs in the CFP National Championship presented by AT&T at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on January 8, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)Alabama head coach Nick Saban is well-known for running at a tight ship in Tuscaloosa. So it’s always a bit surprising when someone jumps the ship before even getting a chance to play for him.Taking to Twitter on Monday, 2020 athlete De’Rickey Wright announced that he would be de-committing from Alabama. He did not state if he had a new destination in mind.“…I would also like to thank The University of Alabama and Coach Saban for BLESSING me with the opportunity to allow me to play at their school. With that being said I will announce that I am de-committing from Alabama.247Sports rates Wright as the No. 390 overall prospect in the country. He is the No. 26 athlete in the country, and the No. 21 prospect from the state of Alabama.The announcement from Wright comes after he made visits to Kentucky and Ole Miss over the past few weeks.Please no negativity! Thank you!— De’Rickey Wright (@d__wright14) June 17, 2019Fans on Twitter have largely been supportive of Wright’s decision.Roll tide forever, but do what’s best for you!— Roll Tide! (@andrew_hadley5) June 17, 2019Good Luck 👍— Tip (@TiptonTL) June 17, 2019Meanwhile, some Kentucky and Tennessee fans intrigued at the prospect of being able to land him.Oh snap #BBN— AllBlueAllDay (@AllBlueAllDay1) June 17, 2019Tennessee bro!!!!! 🍊🍊🍊🍊🍊— Josh VFL #1 (@Josh97636313) June 17, 2019Losing Wright is a blow, but not a major one for Alabama. Their 2020 recruiting class is still ranked No. 2 in the nation per 247Sports.last_img

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