Happy Tuesday, everyone. Craig Young couldn’t help himself when it came to putting together a senior highlight film of son Bryce and folks, it is 20 minutes of awesome. Hot off the presses, too.
Can’t wait to see that kid.
Devonta Smith drew a pretty nice comparison from a NFL analyst.
During the 2019 college football season, Alabama featured the most talented receiver group I’ve ever seen since my scouting career began back in 2003. Henry Ruggs III and Jerry Jeudy were both selected in the top 15 this past spring, and they were flanked by two other potential future first-round picks. One of those players was DeVonta Smith, who led the group in yards and touchdowns. I recently studied his game. Here is my scouting report
For those keeping score at home, Harrison ranks 5th in NFL history in career receptions and receving TDs, and 9th in yardage. Damn you, Loki for taking Dylan Moses and then Tua Tagovailoa away from us last season.
In recruiting news, LB Kendall Blackshire is planning to announce soon, and Alabama seems to be the leader.
As it stands the 247Sports Crystal Ball heavily favors Alabama landing Blackshire over the Aggies and Tigers.
“They would develop me best I feel like for the next level,” he said of the Tide earlier this spring. “Their training staff — everyone knows I tore my ACL — they have one one of the top training staffs in college football. So I feel like that would be a huge advantage of me going there, getting back stronger, faster, and healthy.”
Blackshire has made a full recovery from his ACL tear and is expected to make his Duncanville debut this fall after transferring to the program from Mesquite Horn prior to his junior year. The four-star ‘backer was highly productive as a freshman and sophomore, racking up 180 tackles.
LSU and Texas A&M are Alabama’s competitors for the #7 ranked ILB’s services.
Last, Shaun Dion Hamilton continues in the series of NFL players talking about why they chose Alabama.
“I chose the University of Alabama because I knew that I was going to be able to compete with the best players,” Hamilton said, “and I knew I was going to be able to win national championships, and I knew that they were going to help me not only get an education but help me get ready for the next level.
“Coach Saban, definitely, he had everything. One thing about him is he’s a straightforward person. He keeps it real, whether it’s what you want to hear or if it’s not what you want to hear. I knew he was going to be able to push me and make me be the best Shaun Dion Hamilton.”
I still get mad thinking about SDH losing his junior and senior seasons in the same fashion. Life ain’t fair.
That’s about it for now. Have a great day.