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Alabama denies violation with Heritage Hall's Barry J. Sanders

By Robert Przybylo, Staff Writer, Modified: February 21, 2011 at 10:49 am •  Published: February 21, 2011

/> The school’s findings were that the video board displayed only a prominent shot of Saban.

It was reported by that upon seeing Sanders and Saban together, a ‘We Want Barry!’ chant began in the Alabama student section. Violation of the rule would be considered a secondary violation by the NCAA and would not affect the eligibility of Sanders.

Sanders is on the Rivals 250 list for the 2012 class and is considered a four-star prospect according to He has 15 offers and includes Alabama, Florida State, Oklahoma State and UCLA as his four early favorites.

Sanders is recovering from foot surgery and has attended the junior day events at Florida State and Alabama in the last month. More on the Varsity blog