Alabama, rarely seen around WPIAL, offers Gateway junior Derrick Davis
Sunday, July 28, 2019 | 1:03 AM
Joe Namath starred there in the 1960s and Robert Foster picked Alabama earlier this decade, but Crimson Tide football offers don’t appear all that often in the WPIAL.
Saturday, one arrived.
Gateway’s Derrick Davis announced a scholarship offer from Alabama, adding to the rising junior’s status as one of Pennsylvania’s top recruits for 2021.
Clemson offered Davis in May, so he now has both finalists from last season’s national championship game.
The 6-foot, 180-pound linebacker and running back rushed for 1,232 yards and scored 24 touchdowns for Gateway last season. He could play safety in college.
Davis’ list of offers also includes Pitt, Penn State and West Virginia, along with Notre Dame, Ohio State, Texas A&M, Michigan and others.
— Derrick Davis™? (@D_Dav1s) July 28, 2019
Chris Harlan is a Tribune-Review Staff Writer. You can contact Chris by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via Twitter .
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