Alabama students are on Spring Break, but it seems as if Nick Saban is not. We’ve got tons of recruiting news for you today — that man is on a mission! Good morning and happy Thursday.
Here are seven things to know:
- Find out here how Nick Saban’s religious beliefs are helping him with one particular recruit.
- Who are Alabama’s top running back targets for the Class of 2017?
- If you’re in the mood to watch instead of read, check out this video on Alabama’s 2017 class from SEC Country’s Chris Kirschner and CineSport’s Noah Coslov.
- Alabama wasn’t too concerned about Davis Mills committing to Stanford. The Crimson Tide gave him an offer the day after he announced his commitment.
- Check out where Alabama stands with the country’s top all-purpose running back.
- The SEC has the whole football thing down, but can it ever become a basketball conference?
- ESPN broke down football teams like it does basketball teams during March Madness. SEC Country then analyzed those picks.
Other Alabama news from around the Internet
- A couple of lingering injuries to a few veterans makes room for some younger players to get in extra practice this spring, AL.com’s Michael Casagrande wrote.
- Also from Casagrande: Former Texas quarterback Colt McCoy took to the Players Tribune to write about the 2009 national championship and the tackle that sidelined him for the rest of Texas’ eventual loss.
- In case you missed it: 247Sports’ Jeffrey Kahn wrote that Heisman winner Derrick Henry was visiting two NFL teams — the Dallas Cowboys and the Carolina Panthers.
- ESPN.com’s David Newton makes the case that Henry would be a nice match with the Panthers.
The best stories around the SEC
- What does Kentucky need to do to make it to the Final Four?
- The Wildcats are kicking it before the tournament by playing a classic video game together.
- Paul Finebaum made a bracket to determine the SEC’s greatest quarterback. Find out who has advanced.
- Stony Brook thinks it can beat Kentucky.
- Check out a list of quarterbacks that have received an offer from LSU for 2017.