July 9, 2007

Tide among favorites for playmaker

Ocean Springs (Miss.) standout DeAndre Brown is among the top skill players in the country and the Rivals100 member currently has over 20 offers. Brown, 6-foot-6, 208-pounds, currently lists Alabama among his favorites with the Tide expected to get a visit during the football season.

"Alabama is up there for me. I like them and wanted to make an unofficial there this summer but it hasn't happened. So I might just wait until the football season and then go see a game. I hear the atmosphere will be great," Brown said. "I've been talking to Coach (Ron) Middleton and he's told me how they want to use me out wide as a deep threat. He said they have some other good wide receivers on the board and I could be part of a special class. They lose two senior starters so there is playing time available and that is good.

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