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Alabama coaching staff reacts to Crimson Tide getting a 4-star edge rusher for 2025

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Alabama had two players to back off its pledge to the Crimson Tide for the 2025 recruiting class; however, it received a marquee verbal commitment from a four-star edge rusher. 

Kalen DeBoer took a recruit from Ryan Day and Ohio State’s backyard with Justin Hill.

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The 6-foot-3, 220-pounder is a star at Winton Woods High School in Cincinnati, Ohio. DeVonta Smith, a defensive back for the Tide, was very excited to see Hill commit to Alabama. Smith, a former four-star in the 2021 signing class, is also from Cincinnati.

The Tide’s coaching staff reacted with excitement on social media to get Hill. 



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Stephen M. Smith is the senior writer for Touchdown Alabama Magazine.  You can “like” him on Facebook or “follow” him on Twitter, via @CoachingMSmith.

Stephen Smith is a 2015 graduate of the University of Alabama. He is a senior writer and reporter for Touchdown Alabama Magazine. He has covered Alabama football for 15 years and his knowledge and coverage of the Crimson Tide's program have made him among the most respected journalist in his field. Smith has been featured on ESPN and several other marquee outlets as an analyst.

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