Published February 3, 2013 - 9:00am
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Like gasoline being poured on a fire, the recruitment of Reuben Foster will go down as a heated battle between hated rivals Auburn and Alabama. It all ends tomorrow night at 6 PM when Foster announces his final college decision, but it took a dramatic turn this weekend.
The nation’s top linebacker has thought to be a lock for the Tigers coming down the home stretch. Foster has been linked to Georgia, Auburn and Alabama, but most thought even after his decommitment from Auburn that the Tigers were the team to beat. And that has nothing to do with his tattoo.
Foster visited the Tigers this weekend for an official visit, but according to multiple reports, Foster packed his bags in the middle of his visit and headed to Tuscaloosa.
Current Alabama receiver and special teams extraordinaire Christion Jones tweeted “Chillin with my boy Alvin and Reuben tonight” before he deleted the message from his account.
Then reports started to be confirmed that Foster had left his Auburn visit for Alabama.
— Kipp Adams (@KippLAdams) February 3, 2013
— Jake Rowe (@JakeRoweRivals) February 3, 2013
Foster is the top linebacker in the country according to multiple recruiting agencies, and Foster’s commitment to Bama would only enhance and inflame the ever-burning ember that is the Alabama-Auburn rivalry.
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