Phillip Ely held around 30 scholarship offers and not many knew about the one he picked up from Alabama back in the middle of July. Clemson, LSU, Ole Miss, and Wake Forest were thought to be his final four, but he committed publicly to Alabama on Wednesday.
Phillip Ely listens to Coach Weiner speak to the crowd.
Ely thanks everyone for coming, for helping him through the process, and for making him a better football player.
He shocked many seconds later when he announced that he was going to the University of Alabama.
He was all smiles from that point on.
The QB was happy to talk about why he chose the Crimson Tide.
UA knew about Ely's commitment two weeks ago.
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TAMPA, Fla. – Phillip Ely shocked many Wednesday afternoon when he announced that he planned to attend the University of Alabama. Not many new he even had an offer from Nick Saban and you can see photos of Ely making his decision here.
Photo Gallery: New UA Commitment
Scout was on hand to see Phillip Ely choose the Crimson Tide…