Former OSU quarterback commit Luke Del Rio 'felt wanted' as walk-on at Alabama
BY SCOTT WRIGHT NewsOK.com
Friday, December 28, 2012
OKLAHOMA CITY - Former Oklahoma State quarterback commit Luke Del Rio gave Alabama an early Christmas gift last week when he decided to walk on with the Crimson Tide.
“I like my chances at competing there next year once A.J. (McCarron) goes to the NFL,” Del Rio told Mile High Sports. “Hopefully I can earn whatever job I can earn, and I'll go from there.
“I just felt wanted there when I went there, and that was big for me, and to be treated fairly and the same as the other quarterbacks. I didn't see a reason why I shouldn't be there.”
Del Rio, from Valor Christian in the Denver area, had been committed to OSU since May but had been visiting other schools in the fall. After OSU offensive coordinator Todd Monken — a longtime family friend — was hired as Southern Mississippi's head coach earlier this month, Del Rio decommitted from OSU.
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