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Alabama Football National Signing Day 2017: Player Profiles: Chadarius Townsend

Receiver? Defensive Back? Who knows?


A consensus 4-star prospect, Townsend has been one of the longest standing commitments to Alabama, giving his pledge back in July of 2015. He stood by that, unwavering, the entire time, and has already enrolled at Alabama.

Townsend is 6th ranked “athlete” in the nation, and the 7th overall player in the state of Alabama. Like previous Tide recruits such as ArDarius Stewart, Josh Jacobs, and Ronnie Clark, Townsend primarily plays as a running quarterback for his high school. He’s also a safety, and most believe that’s where he’ll end up at the college level, though he’s also shown some exceptional ability on offense and could be a solid receiver too.

Check out his highlights below: