What’s up, Alabama fans? It’s a new year, which means it’s almost time to put the final touches on a new team for 2016. Let’s get straight to it.
Here are 13 things to know:
- Do you ever think about what it would be like if Derrick Henry played defense in college instead of running back?
- Four-star defensive tackle Raekwon Davis told SEC Country through his Twitter account Sunday morning that he was flipping from Alabama to Mississippi State.
- Hours later, Davis said his account was hacked and that he is still committed to the Crimson Tide. It’s still not totally clear where he’s headed.
- Defensive end Jonathan Allen has announced he will return for his senior season.
- So did kicker Adam Griffith.
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- The nation’s top recruit for the class of 2017 transferred high schools and now has a new outlook on recruiting. Alabama made his top five.
- Henry is hoping he’ll be drafted by the Cowboys.
- Four-star wide receiver A.J. Brown was impressed with his official visit to Alabama this weekend.
- So was LSU wide receiver commit Drake Davis. He seems fully on board with the Tigers, but could he flip?
- Alabama is also working on flipping TCU commit Sci Martin.
- Florida commit Vosean Joseph indicated that Alabama is paying him more attention than the Gators are right now.
- Middle linebacker Reggie Ragland will try his hand at outside linebacker in the Senior Bowl.
Other Alabama news from around the Internet
- The original report on Henry saying he hopes to head to Dallas, from AL.com’s Michael Casagrande.
- In case you missed it, Casagrande has all the details for the national championship parade mapped out for fans.
- The Tuscaloosa News’ Cecil Hurt took a look at Alabama’s 2016 schedule.
The best stories around the SEC
- Maybe the best recruiting visit ever: A couple of Auburn recruits played Madden on Jordan-Hare’s scoreboard.
- Who will be the SEC’s top five defensive coordinators in the upcoming season?
- It looks like former LSU wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. will be working with one of his LSU assistant coaches again in the pros.
- According to a report, LSU will be without one of its centers and one of its safeties this Spring in practice, because of their respective surgeries.
- Could Tennessee win the national championship next year?