Alabama lost a commitment Thursday afternoon.
A 4-star running back from Georgia announced his decommitment from Alabama on Thursday. Dameon Pierce, a 4-star recruit committed to Nick Saban and the Crimson Tide in July of 2016, but has now reopened his recruitment.
The top running back recruit took to Twitter to share the news.
— Dameon Pierce™️ (@IRep229) May 18, 2017
The 5-foot-11, 205-pound Pierce is rated as the No. 5 running back recruit in the 2018 recruiting class, according to 247Sports’ Composite Rankings. Pierce holds a litany of other options, including Florida, Georgia, Clemson, and Florida State.