May 7, 2007
Tide offers Atlanta LB
In the last few years Alabama has failed to make a significant impact in Atlanta despite it's proximity to Tuscaloosa. That has already begun to change under Nick Saban with Tide recruiters actively pursing the best the Peach State has to offer. Friday Alabama extended an offer to Christian Robinson who is one of the top linebackers in the South and the Tide quickly moved into contention for his signature.
"My dad told me that an Alabama coach came by Friday and told my coach that I had an offer. I was pretty excited about that. I want to talk to them more and see where I stand with them but I was excited to get the offer," Robinson said. "Alabama is a school that I was keeping a close watch for because I know about them from growing up in the South. They have a great tradition of being a football power but I wanted to wait and see if they offered. When they did my interest in them went up a lot.
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