Damon Payne, a five-star DT out of Belleville HS in Michigan, announced his commitment to Alabama on Sunday afternoon.
Five-star Michigan DT Damon Payne, the No. 14 overall player in the 2021 class in 247 Sports’ composite, commits to Alabama.
— Mike Rodak (@mikerodak) July 26, 2020
Payne, a top 20 recruit in the 2021 class, picked the Crimson Tide over Michigan State, USC, Kentucky and many others. This is another blow to Michigan State’s class, who recently lost Jamari Buddin to PSU:
Interesting Stat Of The Day: Michigan State has never missed on a Belleville player that they have offered. The list includes Davion Williams, Julian Barnett, Devontae Dobbs, Jalen Hunt, and Gabe Brown for basketball. The run started when Jahz Watts came to MSU as a PWO
— Corey Robinson (@RivalsRobinson) May 13, 2020