Just when you thought recruiting couldn't get any better, it nevertheless has. Published reports from a variety of sources have Ja'Wuan James committing to Alabama.
James is a 6'6 and 285 pound offensive tackle prospect out of Suwanee, Georgia. As the top offensive lineman out of the state of Georgia, James has garnered offers from all of the elite BCS programs, and could have easily gone to any school in the country. He had offers from the likes of Alabama, Georgia, LSU, Florida, Tennessee, Oklahoma, and USC. He ended up picking the Tide over Florida, USC, and Oklahoma. At this point, James is already a highly-touted four-star prospect with both recruiting services, and there is a very good chance that he ends up as a five-star before it is all said and done.
According to James, he knew that Alabama is where he wanted to go from day one, and he says that with the commitment his recruiting process is over. He says he will not take any other official visits, and is completely solid with the Tide. Also, as an aside, James is the high school teammate of fellow Alabama commitment Austin Shepherd.
James makes for the 12th commitment in the 2010 recruiting class for the Tide.