SAN ANTONIO - D.J. Fluker has been verbally committed to Alabama since November 2007. But the five-star offensive tackle from Foley (Ala.) High has not closed the door on other programs.
"80 percent," Fluker replied when asked how committed he is to the Crimson Tide.
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Fluker has yet to finalize the dates, but he plans to visit Texas Tech, Florida and LSU in January.
"Alabama was the only school I saw my sophomore and junior years," explained Fluker, who stands 6-foot-7.5, 350-pounds. "So I want to take some other visits to other schools so I can see what the environment is like.
"I want to visit Florida because I like the way Coach Urban Meyer runs the offense over there. They run some interesting formations.
"Texas Tech also runs out of the spread offense, their offensive linemen have a four-foot spread. I feel like I have very good feet and it would be pretty easy for me to play in their offense.
"And LSU is just a winning program. I want to see what their campus is like. I will probably visit there the weekend of Jan. 28."
Fluker arrived in San Antonio on Sunday to begin preparation for the US Army All-American Bowl. He recorded 15 pancake blocks playing in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star game earlier this month.
"My goal is to get 15 pancake blocks in this game, too," Fluker added.