"I have chosen to attend the University of Alabama. I am honored that I will get to learn from Coach Saban and Coach Nussmeier and will get to represent Alabama, the state and the University. I want to thank my coaches at Cottonwood for all they have done for me and mostly to my parents who have made this all possible."
— Daily Bama Blog | Breaking: Quarterback Commits to Alabama Very big news on the recruiting trails, as 'Bama picks up Cooper Bateman, the highly-touted quarterback recruit most have been anticipating. We'll have more on this one tonight.