LACEY VISITS BAMA: Elite combo guard Trevor Lacey told 247Sports that his official visit to Alabama last weekend was “awesome.” This weekend was his first official and he plans to go on several more before making a decision.
Lacey has until May 18 to sign.
“Right now I haven't made my mind up yet,” Lacey said. “I sort of go back and forth on things, but Alabama is way up there. Auburn, Kentucky and Kansas are on me real hard too.”
Lacey was visited by Kentucky coach John Calipari Sunday and is expecting several more visits early this week including Kansas’ Bill Self Monday, North Carolina State's Mark Gottfried Tuesday and Connecticut's Jim Calhoun Wednesday.
Lacey is scheduled to travel to Louisville. Ky., later this week to compete in the Derby Festival Basketball Classic on Friday. He may remain in the state and officially visit the Wildcats that weekend.
TOP CORNERBACK ARRESTED: Cornerback Deion Bonner from Carver in Columbus, Ga., along with a teammate and an unnamed juvenile were arrested Monday in connection with the theft of close to $2,000 in electronic devices including an iPhone and iPod from the Georgia locker room on Apr. 7.
According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Bonner is charged with one count of theft by taking, Marquise Hawkins with two counts and the juvenile with three counts. Bonner is rated a 4-star and the nation’s No. 14 cornerback by 247Sports.
Before the arrest, Bonner listed a number of offers including Auburn, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Florida State, Miami, Clemson, Tennessee and USC. He visited Alabama last weekend and named the Tide, Georgia and Clemson as his top three Sunday.
ANDERSON AFTER HIS TEAMMATE: Defensive end Ryan Anderson from Daphne (Ala.) High committed to Alabama Saturday, just days after picking up an offer from the Tide. Anderson, who is Alabama’s 11th commitment for 2012, said he’ll be working hard to convince his teammate, running back T.J. Yeldon, to join him in Tuscaloosa.
“I’m definitely going to recruit T.J.,” Anderson told 247Sports. “He’s a must and I have to have him with me. I’ve been playing with him all my life. He’s my teammate and one of my best friends. We really need him at Alabama. He can do it all with the ball in his hands.”
Yeldon, who is rated a 4-star and the nation’s No. 2 all-purpose back, was in Auburn Saturday for the spring game. He continues to list Auburn and Alabama as his top two schools.
2013 OL ALSO IN TUSCALOOSA: Offensive tackle Bradley Bozeman from Handley in Roanoke, Ala., was at Alabama’s A-Day game Saturday. Bozeman, a top in-state prospect for the 2013 class, received his first college offer from Auburn last Thursday. Alabama didn’t follow-up with an offer Saturday.
“Alabama and Auburn are out in front for me, and I could be happy playing at either school," Bozeman told 247Sports. "They both have a lot of good things going for them. It will be a tough decision in the end if Alabama offers me."
THIS AND THAT: 5-star offensive tackle D.J. Humphries from Mallard Creek in Charlotte, N.C., named a top four of Alabama, Florida, Tennessee and South Carolina after visiting Alabama Saturday ..... Running back/safety Beniquez Brown from Florence (Ala.) High visited Alabama Saturday and continues to list the Tide as his leader ..... Defensive tackle Tyler Nero from Escambia County in Atmore, Ala., visited Alabama’s A-Day game and said he’s even among the schools that have offered including Auburn, Alabama, Florida, Florida State and Arkansas ..... Linebacker Marcus Maye from Holy Trinity in Melbourne, Fla., has narrowed his list to Florida, Florida State and Alabama ..... Defensive tackle Carlos Hood from Stephenson in Stone Mountain, Ga., committed to South Carolina Sunday, the Gamecocks third commitment for the 2012 class ..... Arkansas picked up its fourth commitment from linebacker A.J. Turner from East Poinsett in Lepanto, Ark.
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