Report: Four-star defensive tackle commits to Alabama

According to,  four-star defensive tackle Benito Jones has committed to the University of Alabama.

Defensive tackle Benito Jones has become the first player to commit to Alabama’s 2016 recruiting class, has confirmed.

The four-star prospect from Waynesboro, Miss., named the Tide his leader afterpicking up the offer in May. He originally planned on making his commitment after his senior season, but decided to make his pledge Sunday night.

“It feels great to have an offer from them,” Jones told in May. “That’s a school I really want to go to.

“A lot of people don’t want me to leave the state. But I’m going to go where I want to go.”