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Myers Park QB headed to 'Bama

Drake Maye commits to Nick Saban, Tide

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Though he's just a rising junior, Myers Park quarterback Drake Maye has already made his college decision.

The Mustangs field general has decided he'll play football for Nick Saban at Alabama.

According to many recruiting sites, Maye chose the Crimson Tide over his home-state North Carolina, among others.

247Sports ranks Maye as the No. 5 pro-style quarterback in the 2021 recruiting class.

Standing 6-foot-4 and 200 pounds, Maye threw for 36 touchdowns his sophomore season.

Maye announced the news on Twitter Wednesday night, saying: "I'd like to thank my family for supporting me through the good times and the bad times."

Maye's father, Mark, was North Carolina's quarterback from 1984-87.

His older brothers Luke (UNC basketball) and Cole (Florida baseball) each won national championships in their respective sports.