He earned a scholarship offer in February 2021, and he stayed closely in touch with the Tide attending summer camp, taking unofficial visits, hosting head coach Nick Saban for an in-home visit and finally taking an official visit to Tuscaloosa in June 2022.
The addition of Talty gives the Crimson Tide 13 total commitments for the 2023 class and puts Alabama up to the No. 11 class in the nation. He was primarily recruited by Alabama special teams coordinator Coleman Hutzler.
The linebacker chose the Crimson Tide over Texas A&M, Florida, Ole Miss among several other offers. Defensive coordinator Pete Golding furthers his reputation as a strong recruiter as he was the lead staff member on Jefferson's case.