Nick Saban Angry After Star Ditches Alabama For Colorado
Nick Saban is angry after a star ditched Alabama for Colorado.
Antonio Alfano was ranked as one of the best 2019 recruits in the nation and the top player in New Jersey before coming to Alabama.
Despite the five-star recruit seeming like the perfect fit for Saban’s defense, things never quite clicked.
Earlier this season, Alfano opted to enter the transfer portal. Now we know where he plans to go next.
According to multiple reports, the freshman has apparently set his sights on Colorado so that he can be a little closer to home.
“Defensive lineman Antonio Alfano is looking at Colorado as a potential transfer destination,” Matt Zenitz of AL.com reported.
“Six of Alfano’s eight most recent follows on Twitter are the official Colorado football Twitter account and people working within that football program, including head coach Mel Tucker and defensive line coach Jimmy Brumbaugh.”
Saban, for his part, does not appear to look back on his brief experience with Alfano fondly.
“I just know that the guy basically quit,” Saban said of the matter.
“He quit going to class. He quit coming here.
“We tried to help him. We had tried to set up counseling sessions with him to help him every way we could.
“But he didn’t respond to any of the things, so until he responds, you just have to assume the guy quit.”
While Colorado appears to be the likely destination for Alfano, things in college recruiting can change quickly – so stay tuned.