Alabama junior tight end O.J. Howard "will be depended on to be a bigger factor in Alabama’s offense following the departure of the Tide’s top three wide receivers as well as tight end Brian Vogler," noted AL.com.
When called upon, Alabama sophomore tight end O.J. Howard has "flashed the talent that made him the No. 2 tight end recruit coming out of high school in 2013," according to Scout Inc.'s Steve Muench and Kevin Weidl.
Alabama sophomore tight end O.J. Howard mentioned that "going to get the ball out of the air," was a problem early in the year.
Fox Sports' Bruce Feldman has named Alabama sophomore tight end O.J. Howard as his "All-Freak Team" tight end.
Alabama coach Nick Saban said freshman tight end O.J. Howard (sprained ankle) is doubtful for Saturday's game against Chattanooga.