Having a big body plus quick feet can lead to becoming a big-time recruit.
Those two attributes played a major part in five-star Jedrick Willis receiving scholarship offers from Alabama, Auburn, Florida State, Ohio State, Michigan, LSU and many more Power 5 schools.
“His size and his feet, they don’t match,” Lafayette High coach Eric Shaw Sr. said. “He’s so athletic and to be able to have a young man like this on your team, I think it’s very beneficial.”
The Crimson Tide lured Wills out of Lexington, Ky., to Tuscaloosa as the 6-foot, 5-inch, 318-pound offensive lineman plans to sign with Alabama on National Signing Day on Wednesday.
“I’ve developed a relationship with the coaches down there for a few years now,” Wills said. “I’ve taken a couple of visits. Just felt at…