April 28, 2007

Georgia QB to walk-on at Alabama

One of the state of Georgia's most successful high school quarterbacks in 2006 will be joining the Alabama Crimson Tide for the 2007 season as a walk-on. Thomas Derrah may not have received much attention from Division I football programs but few Georgia quarterbacks equaled the on-field success of the Newnan High School signal caller last season.

"I'm really excited to have this opportunity," said Derrah, who passed for over 7,000 yards and 50-plus touchdowns in his career. "Nick Saban is a great coach and Alabama is a team with a lot of history. I'm happy that I'll get to be a part of that."

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