Alabama's Saban checks in on 5-star Clemson target, draws official visit
|Friday, January 25, 2019, 10:11 AM-|
There's a little more drama to Clemson's biggest target left on the 2019 board as we close in on National Signing Day (Feb. 6).
Clemson, with Tony Elliott, and Alabama, with Nick Saban, stopped in at Jackson Prep (Ms.) Thursday to visit 5-star running back Jerrion Ealy. Per local reports, Saban met with Ealy, Ealy's mother and Jackson Prep coach Ricky Black and now Ealy is set to use his final official visit for Feb. 1 at Alabama, per 247Sports.
Ealy recently visited Clemson officially during the National Championship celebration. He also has a visit scheduled with Ole Miss this weekend, where he was previously committed.
Ealy set a decision date of Feb. 6 for his college choice and then the wait will begin, as he is currently a first-round MLB prospect ahead of a June draft there. He told ESPN this week that "all options are on the table right now" with his future. 247Sports' Crystal Ball currently projects Ealy to Clemson.
Nick Saban on Jackson Prep’s campus to meet with Jerrion Ealy, Ealy’s mother, and Ealy’s coaches.— Rachel Richlinski (@RachRichlinski) January 24, 2019
Saban chatted with Jerrion, then headed to an office with Jerrion’s mother & FB coach Ricky Black.
Clemson’s co-offensive coordinator and running backs coach was also on campus. pic.twitter.com/vLkROpUlqA