TUSCALOOSA– According to reports, previous Pinson Valley standout Ga’Quincy McKinstry started practicing with the Alabama basketball team today.

Long time Tuscaloosa News sportswriter Cecil Hurt says the early enrollee spent Friday dealing with the Crimson Tide’s scout group and might be dressed out on Saturday evening when Mississippi State sees Coleman Coliseum.

Alabama is presently riding an eight-game winning streak, which has them sitting at No. 18 in the current AP poll. Second-year head coach Nate Oats has his team (12-3, 7-0) atop the Southeastern Conference standings with 12 games remaining.

The group is coming off consecutive 30-point victories over LSU and Arkansas, and has scored 85 points or more in five straight video games.

McKinstry would add remarkable athleticism to a currently talented Alabama lineup. The Pinson Valley senior was recently named Mr. Football by the Alabama Sports Writers Association. The honor exists each year to the most outstanding high school football player in the state, regardless of category.

McKinstry is thought about a 5-star football prospect and the No. 1 cornerback possibility in the 2021 cycle. He likewise stood apart for the Indians’ basketball team, notching numerous all-state seasons under head coach Darrell Barber.

Saturday’s video game is set to air on the SEC Network beginning at 5 p.m.