Tight End Offered Chance to Play Football and Basketball at Capstone
Michael Trigg out of Carrollwood Day High School in Tampa, Florida has announced on Twitter that he has been offered a scholarship to play both football and basketball with the Crimson Tide. Trigg is a four-star tight end and a three-star shooting guard according to BamaInsider.com. 247Sports Composite ranks him as the fifth overall tight end in the nation and the 22nd rated recruit in the state of Florida.
Trigg joins two other Alabama targets with scholarship offers from both Nick Saban and Nate Oats, Pinson Valley cornerback Ga'Quincy McKinstry and John Paul II Catholic safety Terrion Arnold.
During his junior year Trigg hauled in 82 receptions for 1,232 yards and 16 touchdowns, additionally he rushed for 196 yards and two touchdowns.
Should Trigg choose to go to Alabama to play his college athletics he will only count against one sport's scholarship limit.
The 6-foot-4, 230 pound tight end released a top-10 on June 7 that did not include Alabama however the latest developments could cause him to consider the Crimson Tide more seriously. He is rumored to have Auburn and Florida State as his top two choices at the moment.
Alabama could use help at tight end in the 2021 class as the Tide will lose Miller Forristall and Carl Tucker to graduation.
Alabama initially offered Trigg a football scholarship in November of 2019, two days after taking an unofficial visit to watch the LSU game in Tuscaloosa.