With Alabama missing out on signing an elite linebacker in the 2018 class, the Crimson Tide look to bounce back with 2019 5-star inside linebacker Nakobe Dean.
Dean, the nation’s No. 2-ranked linebacker according to the 247Sports composite rankings, is in search of the right school athletically and academically. At the Atlanta Opening regional, he mentioned to SEC Country that he’s looking for a school with a good engineering program. Dean has made an effort to meet with engineering professors while taking his visits. So far, he’s visited LSU, Ole Miss and Alabama this year.
In this SEC Country feature video, our recruiting experts at Alabama and LSU break down the latest on Dean’s recruitment.
Who is Nakobe Dean?
Dean is a 6-foot, 215-pound 2019 inside linebacker from Horn Lake, Miss.
Where does Nakobe Dean rank?
Dean is a 5-star recruit, the No. 1 player in Mississippi and the No. 2 linebacker in the nation, according to 247Sports.
When will Nakobe Dean commit?
Dean has not mentioned a timetable for his commitment, but there will likely be a decision in December, close to the early signing period.
What schools top Nakobe Dean’s list?
At the Atlanta Opening regional, Dean didn’t reveal his list of top schools, although LSU, Alabama and Ole Miss should be considered to be in his top group.