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St. Frances All-Metro linebacker Shane Lee commits to Alabama

St. Frances All-Metro linebacker Shane Lee commits to Alabama

St. Frances’s Shane Lee, one of the top inside linebackers in the country, committed Tuesday to play for defending national champion Alabama.

Lee, a 6-foot-1, 245-pound All-Metro selection last fall for the No. 1 Panthers, announced his commitment on Twitter on Tuesday night after visiting the Tuscaloosa campus for the first time over the weekend.

“To be honest, I didn’t know where I wanted to go before the visit, but after the visit, everything kind of just worked its way into place,” Lee said.

“What coach [Nick] Saban has for his players, I think, is really something special. The lessons he tries to teach and show his players and the opportunity he gives his players is...

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