Alabama flexes its recruiting muscle one again.
Arguably the nation’s top tight end in four-star Hale Hentges committed to Alabama today. Hentges chose the Crimson Tide over Auburn, Ohio State, Florida State, Missouri and Michigan.
After much deliberation and prayer, I have decided to play football at The University of Alabama! #RollTide
— Hale Hentges (@HaHentges) May 26, 2014
The 6-6, 230-pound Missouri native could be the complete tight end Alabama has sought since Michael Williams departed, and the nation’s top recruiting class just created a little more distance between No. 1 and No. 2.
Hentges becomes Alabama’s 16th commitment for the 2015 recruiting class, and he’s the No. 2 overall ranked tight end, according to 247Sports.