Recruiting news is usually a good thing for Alabama, but one player is backing off of his commitment to the Crimson Tide.
Jarrett Bell, a guard out of California, committed to Alabama back in early August.
The three-star recruit is the No. 467 player in the country per 247Sports. The site has him No. 22 among guards and No. 61 in California.
He tells 247 that he committed to Alabama to lock down a spot, but as he has received more attention, he wants to see what else is out there.
"I'm still going to be considering Alabama moving forward but I just want to be 100% sure I'm making the right decision," Bell said. "I committed to Bama so fast after they offered and I never really looked around at any other schools.
"Getting the offer from a school like Alabama was a dream and I wanted to secure my spot and not lose it. Now with more schools looking at me and after taking a few visits, I really think this is the best move for me. I want to weigh all my options and I don't think you can do that as well as a committed prospect so that's why I decided to do this."
Bell says he will visit Texas and UCLA in December, and Alabama and Georgia are also potential destinations. He has already been to Arizona.
With the decommitment, Alabama has 11 players in the 2018 class, a group that ranks No. 9 in the SEC and No. 23 in the country. Nick Saban and his staff are notorious for making big moves as National Signing Day approaches, so its not really a cause for concern for Alabama fans.