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Mom's visit was 'important'

Mom's visit was 'important'

A mother's voice is an ever-important one in recruiting, so getting her to see schools high on a prospect's list is a must. That is exactly what four-star defensive end Kyle Phillips was able to do at Alabama this weekend, and he called it "big."

Kyle Phillips has been to Tuscaloosa several times in the past, and has held a verbal scholarship offer from Alabama since late October. So his return trip for A-Day this past weekend wasn't about him experiencing many new things on campus, it was more about his mother. She made her initial trip to campus with him this time around. "She liked it," he said. "Just the whole setup. She loved the...

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