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4-Star LB Quay Walker Will Announce Decision At 11 A.M. On Signing Day

A pylon with the SEC logo on it.

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 07: An 'SEC' logo is seen on an end zone pylon before the Missouri Tigers take on the Auburn Tigers during the SEC Championship Game at Georgia Dome on December 7, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Quay Walker, a four-star linebacker out of Georgia, is committed to Alabama, but there is still drama surrounding his National Signing Day ceremony.

Quay Walker comes from Cordele, Georgia. He stars at Crisp County High School.

He is the No. 31 overall player nationally, per 247Sports. He is the second-ranked outside linebacker, and No. 6 player in Georgia.

He committed to Alabama back in June. There is no guarantee he winds up signing there, though.

In fact, the Crimson Tide might be the underdog behind two other teams. That's what the 247 crystal ball seems to indicate.

18-percent of voters think he'll stick with Alabama next week. Both Georgia and Tennessee are ahead, at 27-percent of the vote.

Walker has also shown interest in Auburn, taking a recent visit there. However, it sounds like Alabama, Georgia, and Tennessee are the main contenders.

His high school coach Brad Harber revealed that those are likely to be the only true contenders on Wednesday. He spoke to AL.com on Thursday:

What's clear, though, is that this is a three-team race for the longtime Alabama commit.

Those three schools, according to the four-star linebacker's high school coach, are the Crimson Tide, Tennessee and Georgia.

"Just judging by the way he's been the past week, he seems to be a little bit more comfortable with things and he seems to be a little more (at ease)," said Brad Harber, Walker's high school coach. "With that said, I think that he's very close to knowing what school he wants to attend."

Jeremy Pruitt and a few assistants visited Walker on Thursday. The blue-chipper said that the visit was "great," in all-caps.

Harber says that Tennessee has come on strong with the coaching move. Pruitt comes to Tennessee from Alabama, where he served as defensive coordinator.

"Tennessee, to me, is that wild-card," Harber said. "Tennessee wasn't even really on the map at all, but you have all these guys that Quay's familiar with and now they're all at Tennessee."

He does say that Alabama shouldn't be counted out. Walker, of course, remains a soft verbal to the Tide, despite the other schools becoming involved.

We now know when the decision will come. Walker's ceremony is set for 11 a.m. on National Signing Day, Wednesday, February 7.

All three fan bases will be keenly watching this one on Wednesday. With the early signing period in December, there are fewer dramatic National Signing Day decisions like this.