For the second time in three days, Nick Saban andreceived a commitment from an ESPN 300 recruit after wide receiver announced for the Crimson Tide on Wednesday.
Hale, who attends Longview High School in Longview, Texas, is No. 42 on theand the eighth-ranked receiver in the class.
He took a visit to Tuscaloosa back on Sept. 3 before watching Alabama play at Texas on Sept. 10 and chose Alabama over Texas, Georgia and USC.
The addition of Hale continues the surge for the Tide in 2023 – two days after defensive tackle J(No. 45) committed.
The Tide have now overtaken Notre Dame atop ESPN’sand boasts 17 ESPN 300 prospects to pace the entire country.
Hale joins(No. 269) as ESPN 300 wide receivers in Alabama’s class. As a junior for Longview High School, the 6-foot-2, 185-pound Hale caught 50 passes for 1,154 yards and 14 touchdowns in 2021.
In four games this season, he has 14 receptions for 290 yards and four touchdowns.