Alabama added a walk-on Sunday in former Eastern Illinois punter Mike Bernier.
I am officially committed to play football at The University of Alabama??⚪️ Roll Tide‼️ pic.twitter.com/RQvUVDFMFD
— Mike Bernier (@_Itsbernier_) April 17, 2016
Bernier, originally from Bob Jones High School (Madison, Ala.), started all 12 games for Eastern Illinois last season as a freshman. He averaged 37.7 yards per punt.
In high school, Bernier averaged 43 yards per punt, including a long of 73 yards.
Bernier originally committed to transfer to Jacksonville State, but after visiting Alabama on March 11, according to Hank South of BamaOnline, he opted to play for the Crimson Tide.