If your mind is made up and you want to keep your announcement a secret, why would you say that you're "leaning" anywhere -- and that you may not even wait to commit to the Tide? If anything, this give me more confidence that he's fixin to wear the winged helmet. Go Blue!
"Coach Mattison told me what the Ravens were about, what he thought," Beyer said. "He definitely encouraged me. I hold his opinion in high regard."