Avery Johnson and Alabama have landed a big-time player in 4-star point guard Jared Butler, who announced his commitment to the Crimson Tide on Monday night.
— Jared Butler (@J_Hooper11) October 17, 2017
Ranked the No. 15 point guard in the country by Rivals, Butler chose Alabama over Texas, Baylor, Virginia and USC, among other.
From Reserve, La., Butler stands 6-foot-2 and weighs 180 pounds. He is the first commit for the Crimson Tide in the 2018 recruiting class.