September 30, 2009
Top DE switches from Tide to Tigers
For Ariton (Ala.) four-star defensive end Craig Sanders, the Tide officially rolled into his life in May when he committed to play football for Alabama. Wednesday, four months later, he decided to officially roll it back out.
The 6-foot-4, 230-pounder will instead sign with Auburn.
Sanders, one of the country's and state's top overall recruits, has decided to switch sides. He informed Tiger lead recruiter Jeff Grimes of the news Wednesday night during a telephone conversation.
Sanders, his mother and stepfather visited the Plains earlier this month for the Tigers' 41-30 win over West Virginia. The visit was all Sanders needed to see.
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