Recruit Gets 105 ‘Bama Letters at Once - Lost Lettermen

Recruit Gets 105 ‘Bama Letters at Once


Those Crimson Tide are really persistent.

Alvin Kamara, a four-star running back for the class of 2013 from Norcross, GA, received 105 recruiting letters from Alabama on the same day, according to a feature on Thursday.

No, there’s isn’t an extra digit in there.

“I counted!” Kamara told Rivals. “And I took pictures. I was shocked. I didn’t expect there to be that many in the mailbox. When I opened it, it was overflowing and some of them fell out.”

According to the web site, the 5-foot-10, 190-pound Kamara - who ran for more than 1,500 yards as a junior - mentioned Alabama, Georgia and Syracuse among the host of schools after his services but said he really doesn’t have a leader in the clubhouse.

“... Recruiting wise, they stay in touch with me the most,” Kamara said to Rivals, speaking of the aforementioned troika of schools.

We think Alabama - led by recruiting coordinator Kirby Smart - does so a bit more than the others.


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