June 20, 2007

Tide offers in-state lineman

Enterprise High School is home to massive offensive/defensive lineman T.J. Barnes and the 6-foot-5, 335-pound transplant from Florida picked up early offers from Auburn and Georgia Tech. This week Alabama threw their hat in the ring when they offered Barnes and the Tide is now in the running for his signature.

"Everything has been going well for me. I picked up an offer from Georgia Tech a while back and then Alabama last week. I knew Alabama was recruiting me but I didn't know if they would offer so I'm excited about that," Barnes said. "Auburn was my first offer so I have three total. But I'm also hearing a lot from LSU, Florida, South Carolina, Clemson and Louisville. There are more and I'm hoping to hear something from the coaches soon on whether an offer is coming. A few have told me they were going to.

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