Notes: Ranked the No. 2 all-purpose running back back by Rivals.com and the No. 45 player nationally. ... Rushed for 2,264 yards and 26 touchdowns while averaging 7.5 yards per carry as a senior, while catching 22 passes for 286 yards and five scores. ... Second-team All-American as a running back by MaxPreps. ... Picked Alabama over Georgia.
Height, Weight: 5-10, 195
School: Norcross, GA (Norcross)
Notes: Rated a five-star prospect by Rivals, Scout and 247sports. ... Was committed for a year to Texas before reportedly telling the Longhorns on Feb. 2 he was switching to Alabama. ... Such a talented prospect Scout ranks him the No. 1 defensive tackle nationally, while 247sports ranks him the No. 3 offensive tackle nationally. ... Visited Alabama on Jan. 17-19, then visited Texas on Jan. 25-27.
Height, weight: 6-5, 302
School: Fort Worth, TX (Arlington Heights)
Notes: Under Armour All-America... selected to USA TODAY's All-USA team... 2012 All-State first team... 2012 TimesDaily all-area first team... rated by Rivals as a four-star prospect, the No. 7 strongside defensive end in the country and the No. 3 overall prospect in the state... rated a four-star prospect and the No. 8 defensive tackle nationally by Scout... previously verbally committed to Auburn before his junior year but decommitted in January... 72 tackles, 23 sacks and an interception as a senior.
Height, Weight: 6-3, 274
School: Muscle Shoals
Committed To Alabama
Notes: Rated a five-star prospect by Rivals.com, Scout.com and 247sports.com. … Made USA Today second-team Prep All-American. … Ranked No. 3 nationally among defensive ends by Scout and No. 2 by 247sports. … Named Gatorade Virginia player of the year after making 103 tackles, nine sacks, eight pass deflections, six fumble recoveries and six blocked kicks.
Height, weight: 6-3, 255
School: Stone Bridge; Ashburn, Va
Notes: Given three stars by Rivals and four by Scout and 247sports. … Named South Jersey defensive player of the year. … Made 70 tackles and five interceptions as a senior as he led his team to a 10-2 record. … Also played quarterback, throwing a touchdown pass in the South Jersey Group I final and catching one as well.
Height, weight: 6-1, 175
School: Woodbury; Woodbury, N.J.
Notes: Four-star prospect by Rivals, Scout and 247sports. … Threw for 6,697 yards and 63 touchdowns in 44 career high school games. … Passed for 2,384 yards and 15 touchdowns as a senior as Cottonwood went 3-8 under its fourth head coach in four years. … Played in Under Armour All-America Game and tossed a 6-yard touchdown pass to Josh McNeil, who was an Alabama commit at one time.
Notes: Suffered a season-ending knee injury four weeks into his senior season. … Four-star prospect by Rivals and three stars from 247sports and Scout. … Has announced he will grayshirt, which means he would delay enrollment to January 2014. … Led Handley to a 15-0 record and Class 3A state championship as a junior.
Height, weight: 6-5, 315
School: Handley; Roanoke
Notes: Helped ASA College post a 9-1 record, with the lone loss coming in the season-ending Carrier Dome Bowl to Snow College. … Three-prospect by Rivals, but a four-star prospect by Scout, ESPNU and 247sports. … Rated the nation's No. 4 junior college offensive tackle by 247sports. … Played at Parkdale High in Riverdale, Md., and made first-team all-county in 2010. … Chose Alabama over Oklahoma, Ole Miss, Rutgers and Tennessee.
Height, weight: 6-6, 313
School: ASA College; Brooklyn, N.Y.
Notes: Named Class 5A first-team all-state by the Alabama Sports Writers Association. … Four-star prospect by 247sports and three from Rivals and Scout. … Committed to Nebraska in August 2012 before switching to Alabama in December. … Led Spanish Fort to a Class 5A state championship, making three tackles, forcing a fumble and catching a touchdown pass in a 45-14 title game win over McAdory.
Height, weight: 6-0, 185
School: Spanish Fort; Spanish Fort
Notes: Committed to Oklahoma State before announcing in December he will walk on at Alabama. … His father is Jack Del Rio, a former Jacksonville Jaguars head coach and now defensive coordinator of the Denver Broncos. … Three-star recruit by Rivals, Scout and 247sports. … Passed for 2,275 yards and 28 touchdowns as a senior with only four interceptions.
Notes: Four-star prospect by Rivals and 247sports and three stars from Scout. … Caught 47 passes for 1,058 yards and 14 touchdowns as a senior, averaging 22.5 yards a catch. … Made 13 catches on 2-point passes as his height made him a big target that close to the goal line. … In one playoff win caught four passes for 200 yards and two touchdowns — all in the first 14 minutes.
Height, weight: 6-4, 195
School: G.W. Carver; New Orleans
Notes: Five-star prospect by Scout and 247sports and four stars by Rivals. … Played in Under Armour All-America Game and led his team with four catches for 55 yards. … Rated the No. 1 wide receiver prospect by 247sports. … Picked Alabama over Pittsburgh, which is located about 40 minutes from his high school.
Notes: Rushed 462 times for 4,261 yards and 55 touchdowns as a senior as he led Yulee to a 9-4 record and the Class 4A state semifinals. … Finished with 12,124 career yards, which broke the national record set in 1950-53 by Ken Hall, a former player at Texas A&M for Bear Bryant. … Made USA Today first-team Prep All-American. … Four-star prospect by Rivals and five stars by Scout and 247sports, which also rates him as the No. 1 athlete of 2013.
Height, weight: 6-3, 242
School: Yulee; Yulee, Fla.
Notes: Signed with Alabama in 2012 but did not qualify academically. … Attended Hargrave Military Academy in the fall and committed again to Alabama, enrolling in time for the spring semester. … Hill helped St. George's High in Collierville, Tenn., to the Tennessee Division II-A title after losing in the championship game a year earlier. … All three recruiting services — Scout, Rivals and 247sports — rated him a three-star prospect. … Picked Alabama over Ole Miss.
Height, weight: 6-6, 350
School: Hargrave Military Academy; Chatham, Va.
Notes: Four-star prospect by Rivals, 247sports and Scout. … Rated nation's No. 3 guard by Scout and No. 2 by 247sports. … Made USA Today first-team Prep All-American. … Named first-team Class 6A all-state by the Alabama Sports Writers Association. … Played in Under Armour All-America Game.
Notes: Earliest commitment for Alabama's Class of 2013, picking the Tide in July 2011. … Rated No. 1 tight end nationally by Scout and 247sports. … Named AISA first-team all-state by the Alabama Sports Writers Association. … Five-star prospect by Rivals, 247sports and Scout. … Played in Under Armour All-America Game. … Compiled 854 rushing and receiving yards and scored 12 touchdowns this season, despite missing four games with injury.
Notes: Rated a four-star prospect by 247sports and three stars by Rivals and Scout. ... Committed to Alabama on Jan. 30 after visiting the campus Jan. 18. ... Chose the Crimson Tide over LSU and Florida State. ... Played receiver and caught 32 passes and 10 touchdowns as a senior, while scoring twice on interception returns, two kickoffs and one punt.
Notes: Four-star prospect by Rivals, Scout and 247sports. … Rated the No. 6 running back prospect nationally by 247sports and No. 15 by Scout. … Rushed for 1,672 yards in eight games and one quarter before suffering a season-ending knee injury. … Rushed for 303 yards against Brookwood in season opener and 329 yards against McEachern the next week.
Notes: Brother of former Alabama All-America offensive lineman Barrett Jones and current Crimson Tide tight end Harrison Jones. … Three-star prospect by Rivals, Scout and 247sports. … Helped Evangelical Christian finish runner-up in the Tennessee Division II-A state playoffs. … Also played fullback and scored 15 touchdowns as a junior.
Notes: Hayes also played running back at Thomasville. … A Mr. Football candidate, Hayes sprained his knee in a playoff loss to Dadeville in November. The Mobile Press-Register reported he was tackled from behind and the injury appeared more serious at the time it occurred. … Hayes helped Thomasville to the 2010 state title with a 15-0 season. He'll have to put on a few pounds before approaching the playing weight of last season's starting outside linebackers.
Notes: Graduated from Selma High in 2003 and had committed to Stanford before the Florida Marlins baseball team drafted him in the fourth round that year. … Spent 2003-12 playing professional baseball, mostly in the minor leagues. … Is walking on because his college education is paid for by the terms of his baseball contract. … Turned 28 on Jan. 17. … Played briefly in the majors with the Marlins (2008), the Royals (2010) and the A's (2011).
Height, weight: 6-3, 190
School: Walton; Marietta, Ga.
Notes: Honorable mention Class 6A all-state by the Alabama Sports Writers Association. … Four-star prospect by Rivals, 247sports and Scout. … Listed as the nation's No. 4 defensive tackle prospect by 247sports. … Played at Washington High in Pensacola, Fla., before transferring to Foley High his senior season.
Height, weight: 6-3, 295
School: Foley; Foley
Notes: Made MaxPreps small-school All-America first team. … Named Class 2A first-team all-state by the Alabama Sports Writers Association. … Named 2A back of the year by ASWA and finished runner-up for Mr. Football. … Four-star prospect by Rivals, 247sports and Scout. … Rushed for 1,923 yards and passed for 1,034. … Threw for 11 touchdowns and scored 39 on either runs or returns.
Height, weight: 5-11, 174
School: Dulles; Sugar Land, Texas
Notes: A 4-star prospect as rated by every major recruiting service, Lee is a versatile middle linebacker. … As a senior, he made 84 tackles – 17 for loss including seven sacks. He also intercepted five passes and returned two for touchdowns. … Committed to Alabama in May, but still visited Georgia in early December, Scout reported. … High school teammates Vadal Alexander and Reid Ferguson are committed to LSU while Kurt Freitag is also headed to Tuscaloosa … Enrolled in January.
Height, weight: 6-1, 190
School: Fultondale; Fultondale
Notes: Four-star prospect by Rivals, 247sports and Scout. … Rushed for 1,379 yards on 193 carries with 21 touchdowns. … Is considered a soft commitment and still is weighing Arkansas heavily. … Ranked by 247sports as the top prospect in Arkansas.
Position: Running back
Height, weight: 6-0, 212
School: North Little Rock; North Little Rock, Ark.
Notes: Attended high school about 30 minutes from the LSU campus. … Four-star prospect by Rivals, 247sports and Scout. … Rated as the No. 2 weakside defensive end nationally by 247sports. … Told SB Nation he chose Alabama over Miami because he wants to stay relatively close to home and his 2-year-old daughter.
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