Picayune tight Malcolm Faciane has verbally committed to play at Alabama. The junior announced his decision on Thursday morning.
Ole Miss and Southern Miss had both offered scholarships to the 6-foot-6, 260-pound Facaine, but the defending BCS champions stood out.
The Crimson Tide is no stranger to recruiting Pearl River County, having signed defensive tackle Cornelius Griffin of Pearl River CC in 1999. Griffin wound up earning over $50 million in the NFL with the New York Giants and Washington Redskins.