April 25, 2007
Elite QB visits UA
Nick Saban and staff have made the quarterback position a priority in the 2008 class with the Tide having offered several of the nation's top signal-callers. On Wednesday, likely five-star prospect Blaine Gabbert made a surprise trip to the Capstone with his parents, and the Tide made a big impression on the 6-foot-5, 229-pounder.
Gabbert spent a lot of time with Coach Applewhite, and the two have developed a strong relationship.
Heading into May, Gabbert has four schools still at the top of his favorites list with his visit to Tuscaloosa helping the Tide's chances. The four favorites are Alabama, Missouri, Nebraska and Iowa.
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