The buzz in recruiting the past several days was that Greg Little, the nation’s top offensive tackle from Allen, Texas, would renege on his longtime commitment to Texas A&M this week. Monday afternoon, in an interview with Bleacher Report, Little’s mother confirmed what many were expecting.
“At the time he committed, he knew that was the place he wanted to be,” Little’s mother, Terry Lacy-Little, told Bleacher Report regarding Texas A&M. “fast-forward (to now), he felt it was too early in the process to commit. Because this is such a life-changing event, he feels he has to go through the recruiting process to evaluate where he wants to go.”
Since late in the spring, the feeling has been that Alabama had a strong shot at flipping the 6-6, 315-pound Little. Early last month, Little made an unofficial visit to Tuscaloosa. Following the visit, he spoke to Rodney Orr of Tider Insider.
“I had a good visit to Alabama,” Little said in a TI interview on June 25th. “My mom, my grandmother and my brother and a cousin went with me. They really enjoyed the visit. The campus was very nice.
“I really like the organization and structure they have at Alabama.”
“I have a great relationship with Coach (Billy) Napier, who is recruiting me for Alabama,” Little said. “He’s a really laid back guy. He’s very easy to talk to.
“I like Coach Saban, too. In our conversations, he thinks they could get me ready to be a first round pick in three years. He likes my size, my long arms and my athleticism. He says that I can move well and that I have the feet to play in space.”
In that interview, Little said that he planned to announce his final decision on his birthday, November 4. It’s not clear if Little will stick to that plan or announce sooner.
What is clear is that, with Little’s de-commitment, Alabama is in excellent position with the star prospect. Ole Miss is another school that’s been in the mix. Ohio State and LSU have been mentioned as possibilities. Texas A&M also still remains in consideration.

About The Author

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.