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3 Schools In Contention To Land This Graduate Transfer QB

Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide takes the field with his team prior to the 2016 College Football Playoff National Championship Game against the Clemson Tigers.

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 11: Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide takes the field with his team prior to the 2016 College Football Playoff National Championship Game against the Clemson Tigers at University of Phoenix Stadium on January 11, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Gardner Minshew is arguably the biggest graduate transfer quarterback on the market. Here's the latest on his recruitment.

The former East Carolina starting quarterback has heavy interest from Alabama. Nick Saban wants to add another quarterback to his roster before the 2018 season.

The Crimson Tide aren't the only SEC program involved, though. There are a couple of others.

Alabama, Auburn and Tennessee are probably the top three schools right now.

From SI.com:

For now, Alabama is his only offer, but two other SEC schools are also in the mix. Tennessee reached out to him last week, and earlier this week he heard from Auburn offensive coordinator Chip Lindsey, who recruited him in high school when Lindsey was the offensive coordinator at Southern Miss.

Minshew says Tennessee is very intriguing, especially because the Vols’ QB picture is pretty murky as Jeremy Pruitt and his new staff continue to get settled: “We’ve been talking a lot. They want me to compete for the job in the spring.”

Because Tennessee has mini-terms within its semesters, Minshew would be able to enroll this spring, compete in spring ball and get around his new teammates and coaches, which would be a big plus.

Minshew surely wouldn't start for Alabama, but he might at Tennessee. A decision is probably going to come soon.

Stay tuned.