On Wednesday, Blake Barnett committed to Alabama. Rated as the No. 3 dual threat quarterback in the country by Rivals.com, the Corona, Calif. prospect pledged his allegiance to the Crimson Tide in an interview with Bleacher Report.
Appearing on 99.1 FM’s “The Game” in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Barnett described his recruiting process and what prompted him to verbal to Nick Saban’s program.
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Some notable quotes:
Barnett on Saban:
“Coach Saban is an awesome coach and he’s a really nice person as well. He’s an absolute genius when it comes to football. I think that’s what comes off first. Knowing his intelligence about the game, it’s really surprising for a person that didn’t know much about it. I had only spoken to him once before meeting him in person.”
Barnett on his playing style:
“I would say a pocket pass