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Rolando McClain praised Mack Wilson for his efforts against Georgia.

Alabama football: Rolando McClain praises Mack Wilson for National Championship Game play

Matt Speakman

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Former star praises future star

Before the National Championship Game, former Alabama linebacker Rolando McClain challenged the 2017 Alabama linebackers to have a near-perfect game, according to’s Matt Zenitz. McClain said none of Alabama’s linebackers met his expectations until that final game. Linebacker Mack Wilson impressed McClain. McClain also said that Wilson has the tools to be the next great Alabama linebacker.

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Top wide receiver recruit closing in on decision

Alabama coach Nick Saban landed multiple recruits this summer to put Alabama at the top of 247Sports’ composite 2019 team rankings right now. Now, he has the chance to land another big target. Four-star wide receiver John Metchie is closing in on a decision. It is likely that Metchie will choose between Penn State and Alabama. He is ranked the No. 42 receiver in this the 2019 class.

Built by ‘Bama

A Jacksonville Jaguars coach said former Alabama safety Ronnie Harrison saw it all at Alabama.

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