Four-star defensive ends commit to Alabama, Auburn

Four-star defensive ends commit to Alabama, Auburn

June 19th, 2018 by David Paschall in Sports - College

Alabama picked up a football commitment Monday afternoon from strongside defensive end Justin Eboigbe, a 6-foot-5, 263-pounder from the Atlanta suburb of Forest Park.

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Alabama added a four-star defensive end to its top-rated class of commitments for the 2019 signing class Monday afternoon, while rival Auburn added a four-star defensive end as well.

Committing to the Crimson Tide was Justin Eboigbe, a 6-foot-5, 263-pounder from the Atlanta suburb of Forest Park. Eboigbe is rated by 247Sports.com as the nation's No. 10 strongside defensive end and the No. 126 overall recruit.

Eboigbe picked Alabama over scholarship offers from Auburn, Clemson, Georgia, Florida, Florida State, Notre Dame and Oklahoma.

Auburn landed Jaren Handy, a 6-5, 278-pounder from Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Handy is the No. 8 strongside defensive end and the No. 108 overall recruit, according to 247Sports, and he was committed to LSU for 12 days in March.

Alabama now has 16 commitments for the 2019 class, while Auburn's 11 commitments are ranked 13th by 247Sports.

Contact David Paschall at dpaschall@timesfreepress.com or 423-757-6524.


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