Vickery switches, heading to Bama

Flomaton senior to play for Crimson Tide

About two weeks after committing to UAB to continue his football career, Flomaton High School senior Zeb Vickery has changed courses to fulfill a lifelong dream and will now suit up for the Alabama Crimson Tide.

The news became official Tuesday afternoon when Vickery received a telephone call from Alabama Offensive Coordinator Bill O'Brien. Vickery will graduate from FHS on May 26 and will report to Tuscaloosa on May 27. He has also decommitted from UAB.

Vickery said he had been in contact with UA assistant coach Todd Watson several times but things began to move fast Monday night when O'Brien...