Houston Yates defensive end Damion Square eased his mind a little more this weekend after taking in Alabama's Junior Day.
Square, who committed to Texas A&M after their junior day in late January, had to see what else was out there on the college landscape. That led him to check out the Crimson Tide this past week. Though he was impressed, it doesn't appear his commitment is wavering.
"I had to get out there and compare a little bit, and I'm still firmly committed to Texas A&M," Square said about his Alabama visit. "I'm not gonna lie, that stadium was off the charts and those people love Alabama football.
"But, it was not what I saw at A&M."
What is the link between Houston Independent School District's most coveted defensive lineman and the great state of Alabama? Yates defensive coordinator Jeff Ceasar coached with Alabama assistant coach Bo Davis at Galena Park (Texas) North Shore High School.
"I got to meet coach Davis and I had a few short discussions with coach (Nick) Saban," Square said. "He was telling that he had been by Yates before and lived in Houston a while when he was coaching for the Houston Oilers.
"He seems pretty cool but he was really talking to large crowds of people not so much individuals."