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Alabama still leading Tennessee for five-star running back Derrick Henry

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Derrick Henry tweeted this picture over the summer during his visit to Alabama. Derrick Henry tweeted this picture over the summer during his visit to Alabama.

Five-star running back Derrick Henry from Yulee, Fla. will announce his commitment on Thursday, choosing between Alabama and Tennessee.

According to a Rivals.com report, Alabama still leads for the former Georgia commit.

"I've heard from a good source that the 'Tide have a slight edge over Tennessee," Kynon Codrington said in the report.

Earlier this month, Henry confirmed to Bamaonline.com his announcement date and named Alabama his leader.

"September 28th, the morning before the Glades Day game," Henry said when asked when he would announce. "Alabama's still leading and Tennessee's right there."

Last week the talented running back broke the single-game rushing record in the state of Florida after running for 502 yards and six touchdowns.  He had 339 yards by halftime.

 

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