Attention Seeker

You may remember one of my earlier blogs where I discussed Rueben Foster being a five-star recruit that signed with Alabama.  Well, it appears that teenagers, like us ladies, change their minds as often as they change underwear.  As of Thursday, Foster said he would sign with Auburn.  Yes, that is our arch rival, but at least he’s staying in the SEC.  Otherwise, he would be a considerable threat.  He is still considered to be the top inside linebacker prospect in the country.  If he does go to Auburn, he will be the guy to watch out for in the Iron Bowl.

We know that Auburn and Georgia were also trying to persuade him.  Hopefully, he will stay true to course and change his mind again.  As we are well aware, anybody who is anybody in football goes with Alabama as their first pick, right?  If you are a five-star recruit, you want to be on the best team.  Maybe he’s thinking he will get more playing time if he goes elsewhere.  Most people say he just likes the media attention.  And I guess that might be true since here we are talking about him!

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Tracie's favorite things in the world are writing, photography and football. She has been lucky enough to have been able to pursue her dreams that involve all of these. Tracie is the Director, Contributor Relations lead and Development liason as well as sports writer for She has had the opportunity to work at the world's most renowned and respected sports magazine, Sports Illustrator in New York City as Picture Editor. Tracie travels far and wide to search for the best stories, the best pictures and the best fashion available to be able to contribute all of her talents to the audience. is a site by women for women - it's THE "Girls Guide to Game Day" Roll Tide!

1 Comment on Attention Seeker

  1. Tarc-
    Rumor has it Foster got some fresh Auburn ink on his arm to seal his commitment ( It would be pretty hard to change his mind and strap on the pads with Bama in the Fall with that thing on his arm!

    The whole situation reminds me of Yeldon last year. I’m not one to get excited about recruits until they sign on the dotted line in February, but at least it gives us something to talk about as we count down to kick off! 🙂

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