Tight end O.J. Howard, offensive MVP of the College Football Playoff Championship Game, announced via Twitter that he will be returning for his senior season:
8+8=16! Add One More To That 17 Baby!!! #RoadTo17 #RollTide #OneMore pic.twitter.com/ShQJLr41tF— OJ Howard 88 ™ (@TheRealOjHoward) January 18, 2016
This is big news for an Alabama offense that will need all the weapons it can get around a third consecutive first-year starter at QB. A veteran TE is always a nice security blanket for an inexperienced signal caller, and Howard will undoubtedly hope to carry some momentum from the title game into next season.
Roll Tide, O.J.