No. 1 Recruit, Da’Shawn Hand, Verbally Commits to…

Alabama_RolltideThe nation’s No. 1 recruit chose a new home Thursday, and it’s Tuscaloosa.

Woodbridge, Va., defensive end Da’Shawn Hand verbally committed to Alabama during a ceremony at his high school Thursday, going with the Crimson Tide over Florida and Michigan.

Hand said he received 94 total offers, the first of which came from Boston College when he was in ninth grade. During his recruitment, he was promised a meeting with Michael Jackson.

Source: JJ Stankevitz, NBC Sports