Alabama CB Anthony Averett reportedly will be back for the Crimson Tide in 2017.
AL.com’s Matt Zenitz reports Averett “gave serious thought” to declaring for the NFL draft. However, he has since decided to return to Tuscaloosa for his senior season.
Per sources, Alabama cornerback Anthony Averett gave serious thought to turning pro but told Tide coaches today that he's staying in school https://t.co/18zHhsf6Uc
— Matt Zenitz (@mzenitz) January 13, 2017
Averett had 48 total tackles and 3.0 TFL this season to go with 8 passes defensed and 2 forced fumbles.
On offense, LT Cam Robinson and WR ArDarius Stewart are also expected to forego their senior seasons to enter the draft.