Shepherd's not looking back
Austin Shepherd
South Recruiting Analyst
Posted May 26, 2009

Alabama was the first to offer Georgia offensive lineman Austin Shepherd and it did not take him long to commit to Nick Saban and the Crimson Tide. visited Shepherd recently and he goes in depth about his decision with us here.

Austin Shepherd is a 6-foot-4, 310 pound offensive lineman out of Suwanee, Ga. - North Gwinnett.

He plays on one of the top teams in the Peach State and he is one of the leaders for Bob Sphire and the Bulldogs.

The Crimson Tide identified Shepherd early as an OL they liked and they pulled the trigger before any other program. Aftr he visited Tuscaloosa, he was sold on Alabama and shortly committed to Coach Saban after that.

Shepherd goes in depth about his commitment to UA, how he is now going to continue to play along side current teammate JaWuan James, and a lot more in this exclusive interview.

Chad Simmons is the Recruiting Analyst for the South Region and he can be reached at

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