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Three More Recruits Sign, One More to Go

After much drama, top OT Cyrus Kouandjio decided to go with Alabama after all. He had originally declared for Auburn on National Signing Day, but he immediately began having second thoughts and didn't sign an NLI. After a few days of deliberating with his family, he chose to join his brother Arie on the Crimson Tide. It appears that family ties won out as the main driving force in the decision.

On Saturday, one of the top JUCO defensive tackles, John Jenkins, chose to go with Georgia. He's a big man at 6'4" 340 lbs, and he figures to be the kind of disruptive force in the middle that the Bulldogs lacked last season in the first year of Todd Grantham's 3-4 scheme. If Jenkins is as good as billed, he could start right away at the nose tackle spot.

Finally, QB Jacoby Brissett defied the expectations of early last week by chosing to sign with Florida. Will Muschamp mentioned in his NSD press conference that his team was down in numbers at the position, indicating that the depth chart at QB probably consists entirely of John Brantley and early enrollee Jeff Driskel with guys like Jordan Reed and Trey Burton likely to switch positions. Brissett gives the Gators three guys there in 2011, even if two are true freshmen.

The only recruit left on the board is everyone's No. 1, DE Jadeveon Clowney. The rumors of the day indicate that he's settling in on staying in-state with either South Carolina or Clemson and losing interest in Alabama, but recruits whims can change fairly easily. He's been pegged as a likely Gamecock all along, so for now, that outcome looks pretty good.