Bateman visited seven schools, and at each of them coaches threw out varying recruiting tactics. Each university had a locker with a jersey bearing his name prominently displayed. Auburn sent him — and his mother — around campus with a set of attractive twin sisters.
"It was kind of weird," he said, "but I guess that’s how they do it."
He added: "Everyone, of course, tried to put on a show. If anything, Alabama did the least of that."
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