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Alvin Kamara, Norcross

Alvin Kamara, one of the top running backs in his class, committed to Alabama Wednesday in a ceremony streamed live at MaxPreps.com.

It was down to Alabama and Georgia for the 5-foot-10, 190-pound Norcross star, but Kamara donned a black Alabama hat to conclude the ceremony.

See our list of Alabama's Class of 2013 commits and signees

Kamara rushed for 2,264 yards in his senior season, helping to lead Norcross (Ga.) to a 15-0 finish, a Class AAAAAA state championship and a No. 3 finish in the Xcellent 25 Rankings.

Ranked as the No. 1 all-purpose back in the Class of 2013 according to the 247Sports composite rankings, he was also named to the MaxPreps All-American second team for his efforts.