Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/13/14
His final decision came down to three storied college football programs: Florida, Michigan, and Alabama. While there may have hardly been a wrong choice, on Thursday the defensive end from Woodbridge, Va. decided the best school for him belonged in the Southeastern Conference. Five-star prospect Da'Shawn Hand has officially committed to Alabama. Yes, the country's top-ranked team just got even better. Listed at 6-feet-5, 262 pounds, Hand is one of the most highly regarded college prospects, renowned by Scout.com for his athleticism and strength, and as someone who can be effective defending both the running and passing game. "It was a long process, but next year I will be attending the University of Alabama," he said in his press conference broadcasted by NBC Sports Network's SportsDash, before putting on a crimson baseball cap adorned with a cursive letter "A." "Why not go where there's a great possibility that you can win a national championship?" he added. Besides what he c...
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