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Alabama players celebrate after the BCS National Championship college football game against Notre Dame Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, in Miami. Alabama won 42-14. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) Alabama players celebrate after the BCS National Championship college football game against Notre Dame Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, in Miami. Alabama won 42-14. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)  

Alabama courts eighth-grade foot ball player

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama extended a handful of scholarship offers to recruits during Saturday’s junior day, but none more surprising than the one given to Dylan Moses, an eighth-grader from Baton Rouge, La.

The 2017 prospect, who was also offered a scholarship by LSU last summer, made the trip to Tuscaloosa with his father, Edward Moses Jr.

“For Dylan, excitement spilled over,” Moses Jr. said. “When he heard those words from Coach [Nick] Saban, ‘We’re offering you,’ you could see him light up. It was shocking because we were going in thinking we were just going to get a tour of what Alabama has to offer.

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