TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama tight end O.J. Howard is the latest Crimson Tide player to accept an invitation to the Senior Bowl.
The Senior Bowl announced Monday that Howard would be joining Alabama teammates Ryan Anderson, Dalvin Tomlinson and Cole Mazza down in Mobile for the week of NFL exposure.
Howard finished his Alabama career with 1,726 yards and 7 touchdowns. He had a breakout performance in Alabama’s 2015 national championship win over Clemson, catching 5 passes for 208 yards and 2 touchdowns.
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Howard leaves Alabama having won three SEC championships and one national championship. He was a part of a senior class that won an NCAA record 51 games.
Howard is considered the 24th overall prospect in this draft class, according to CBSSports.com.
Throughout his career, Howard developed into one of the top blocking tight ends in the country. At 6-foot-6, 251 pounds, Howard has the size, speed and athleticism to be a difficult matchup for safeties and linebackers at the next level.