The University of Alabama received a verbal commitment from four-star linebacker Dillon Lee on Monday.
Lee, who attends Buford High School in Buford, Ga., chose the Crimson Tide over the likes of USC, Florida State and Georgia.
The 6-foot-4 220-pound Georgia product becomes the twelfth verbal commitment for the 2012 signing class.
In the wake of the violent tornado that destroyed a portion of Tuscaloosa, the new edition of Sports Illustrated features a story from Lars Anderson on the role UA coaches and players will play in respect to the rebuilding process of a very proud city and football community.
The cover of the latest SI edition features former Crimson Tide star Javier Arenas standing in the midst of rubble and wreckage.