October 12, 2006

Three-star DB McGaskin chooses Tide

B.C. Rain standout Elliott McGaskin might not be the most talked about Mobile prospect this year but with 12 written offers he is one of the most highly recruited. McGaskin, 5-foot-11, 185-pounds, decided Thursday to end his recruitment when he chose to play for Alabama.

"I told Alabama that I was going to play for them. I have got a good relationship with Coach (Buddy) Wyatt and (Chris) Ball. Both of the coaches are really excited I chose Alabama. They were worried that I wouldn't take the grayshirt but I love Alabama and that is where I want to play college football," McGaskin said. "I did it today because they have been on my mind a lot. I had a lot of people in my ear saying I shouldn't take the grayshirt but Coach Wyatt and Ball explained that it is a full ride and they want me.

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