May 30, 2007

Alabama PG One to Watch

Thanks to a lot of legwork over the winter by the staff, Tennessee headed into the spring with a pretty well-defined recruiting board. The lone exception, in the eyes of some, was identifying a couple of point guards as serious targets in the 2008 class. With the summer getting ready to hit full-stride, Alabama's Courtney Fortson is looking more and more like a prospect the Vols might make a serious run at.

Fortson (5-foot-10, 175 pounds) was in action this past weekend in Chapel Hill, N.C. where he helped lead his Southeast Elite squad to a Final Four showing in the Bob Gibbons' Tournament of Champions.

Tennessee has yet to offer Fortson, but the Vols and plenty of other programs have been tracking his play this spring.

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