The SEC passed a proposal to ban transfers who committed "serious misconduct" at a previous school.
NFL Media postulates that without Amari Cooper, Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin "could have his new quarterback look for [junior tight end O.J. Howard] more on quicker, easier throws."
Alabama junior DT A'Shawn Robinson "might be the next coming of Marcel Dareus if he can show a little more juice as a pass rusher," wrote Yahoo's Eric Edholm.
As a true freshman last season, Alabama sophomore OT Cameron Robinson was "an upgrade from 2014 second-round pick Cyrus Kouandjio at the position for the Crimson Tide," according to NFL Media.
Alabama ILB Reggie Ragland believes junior OLB Tim Williams could lead the nation in sacks next season.
Alabama junior DT A'Shawn Robinson "occupies blockers and still manages to create disruption up front," notes SB Nation's Dan Kadar.
NFL Media likens Alabama senior LB Reggie Ragland to Jerod Mayo.
Alabama senior DT Jarran Reed was compared by NFL Media to Michael Brockers.
NFL Media ranks Alabama freshman WR Calvin Ridley as their No.4 impact freshman in college football.
Alabama is experimenting with redshirt sophomore DB Anthony Everett at WR.
Alabama junior RB Kenyan Drake has "the potential to be an electric player who can score from anywhere on the field," according to NFL.com's Bryan Fischer
NFL Media notes that Alabama junior DT A'Shawn Robinson "plays a lot like former Alabama defensive tackle Marcell Dareus, who was the No. 3 overall pick of the 2011 NFL Draft by the Buffalo Bills."
Alabama junior tight end O.J. Howard is "blessed with outstanding size, speed and athleticism," noted Scout.com's Jamie Newberg.
Alabama junior RB Derrick Henry pushes pickup trucks to train during the offseason.
Former Cleveland Browns and Baltimore Ravens executive Phil Savage described Alabama junior DT A'Shawn Robinson as a "man-child."