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The Country's No. 2 Kicker Has Announced His Commitment

Alabama fans cheer during a game.

TUSCALOOSA, AL - OCTOBER 21: Fans cheer as they celebrate in the final seconds of the Alabama Crimson Tide 45-7 win over the Tennessee Volunteers at Bryant-Denny Stadium on October 21, 2017 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Alabama's football program has had its fair share of kicking problems during the Nick Saban era. The Crimson Tide should be in good hands (legs, really) moving forward, though.

The No. 2 kicker in the country announced this afternoon where he'll be playing his college football. He's heading to Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Will Reichard, the No. 2 kicker in the 2019 class per 247Sports' Composite Rankings, announced that he's committed to Alabama.

The top kicking prospect announced the news on Twitter.

His kicking coach spoke to SEC Country about his decision. He spoke very highly of his prospect.

“I feel like he is the most well-rounded kicker that we have put out in high school probably ever,” Chris Salier told SEC Country. “I love his makeup both mentally and physically. I think what he has gone through is a big part of that.”

He continued:

“If he was in the Class of 2017, 2018, 2019 or 2020, he would still be the No. 1 kicker in the country,” Sailer said. “He’s that good. If I brought him to any campus of where my current college starters are, they would be fearful of their job if Will came to compete. I will go a step further. I even believe you could put him in an NFL camp right now. He’s that good. He’s ready for the next level."

Alabama's 2019 class is the No. 1 class in the country.