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Tua Tagovailoa justified his "transfer" comments.

Alabama football: Tua Tagovailoa says transfer comments were taken ‘out of context’

Matt Speakman

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Tua Tagovailoa qualifies transfer comments

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa told a group of seventh and eighth graders that he was going to transfer if he did not play in the national championship. Those comments sent shockwaves throughout social media. Tagovailoa, however, said the comments were taken “out of context.” 

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Alabama lands 4-star defensive lineman

Four-star defensive lineman Antonio Alfano committed Friday to Alabama over Georgia and Penn State. Alfano ranks as the No. 5 defensive end in the country and the No. 58 overall recruit, according to the 247Sports composite rankings. Alfano’s commitment pushed Alabama to the No. 1 recruiting class for 2019.

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