Tag Archives: Alabama recruiting

Alabama Recruiting Update: Talamaivao switches to USC

Viane Talamaivao switches to a school closer to home By Dave Friedman When prized offensive lineman Viane Talamaivao committed to Alabama in May, his coach at Centennial High School in Corona, California was not surprised. Matt Logan said that the 6’3” and 310 pound Talamaivao had always wanted to move away for college and experience […]

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Alabama Recruiting Update: Laurence Jones

Laurence Jones has speed, power and size for safety By Dave Friedman There are no words to help an Alabama fan feel better following Saturday’s loss at Auburn. Some have suggested that having the top recruiting class in the country, a group that includes tackle Cameron Robinson, defensive end Da’Shawn Hand, and elite athlete Bo […]

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Recruiting Profile: Viane Talamaivao

Video of Alabama commitment Viane Talamaivao Alabama Recruiting Update: Viane Talamaivao is ‘very physical, dominating’ lineman It should not have come as a surprise when California native Viane Talamaivao committed to Alabama in late May. According to Matt Logan, his coach at Centennial High School in Corona, Talamaivao always wanted to move away for college […]

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Recruiting updates for Alabama’s open week

With Alabama facing an open date this Saturday, it is a good time to mention some of the recruiting profiles posted in the last few weeks. In case you missed them, we’ve posted a series of profiles of some of Alabama’s top commitments. Here are links to the posts, you can read what high school […]

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Recruiting Profile: Solomon Thomas

Alabama Recruiting Update: Video of DL Solomon Thomas Alabama Recruiting Update: Solomon Thomas is ‘a high character guy’ By Dave Friedman A good television or radio analyst is credible, smart, quick on his feet, and really knows the ins and outs of the game. Frequently, after a player retires, those who are good communicators move […]

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Recruiting Profile: CB Marlon Humphrey

Alabama Recruiting Update: Marlon Humphrey college choice about more than football By Dave Friedman Marlon Humphrey is one of the top football recruits in the country. The 6’1” cornerback from Hoover High School will decide at some point whether he is going to play college ball at Alabama, Mississippi State, or Florida State. The son […]

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Alabama Recruiting Profile: Kicker JK Scott tried 70-yard field goal

Alabama Recruiting Update: JK Scott hit 58-yard field goal; has powerful leg By Dave Friedman An athlete who stands 6’5” and weights 190 pounds profiles well as a wing in basketball, or maybe a hard throwing baseball pitcher. In the case of JK Scott, he’s leaving Mullen High School in Denver, for Tuscaloosa to play […]

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Alabama Recruiting: Cameron Robinson has NFL talent says HS coach

Alabama Recruiting Update What you need to know about OL Cameron Robinson By Dave Friedman The question about who will replace AJ McCarron as Tide quarterback is hotly debated with lots of options. Who is the short-term, and long-term answer as signal caller and captain of the offense? While the query is up for debate, […]

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Nation’s top lineman says it’s Bama!

Worried about the future of Alabama’s offensive line? Say no more. Today the nation’s top OL and #3 overall prospect according to ESPN.com has chosen to play his college career under Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide…a career that should be over and on to bigger and better things in about three years. The […]

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Has recruiting changed at Alabama? That answer is in your Sunday Cup of Coffee

Alabama head coach Nick Saban never stops recruiting. It was this part of the game that Saban says he missed when he dipped his toe in the NFL waters now almost a decade ago. Nick Saban is arguably the best in the land at this phase of the game, with top Alabama recruiting classes stacked […]

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