With an impressive spring, redshirt freshman David Cornwell "emerged as a legitimate contender" for the starting quarterback job, AL.com's Matt Zenitz observes.
Alabama sophomore OT Cameron Robinson "already looks like a pro tackle, meaning he'll be a coveted player in a couple years," observes Sports on Earth's Matt Brown.
ESPN's Edward Aschoff notes that "some feel" redshirt freshman David Cornwell could take the QB job from redshirt senior Jacob Coker.
Alabama freshman QB Blake Barnett "is up to 208 pounds after weighing 190 in January and 200 pounds when spring practice ended in April," according to Al.com's Matt Zenitz.
According to reports, Alabama sophomore CB Tony Brown ran the 40-yard dash in 4.34 seconds this spring.
Alabama junior RB Derrick Henry's "acceleration in the open field is superior to [Eddie] Lacy's," notes NFL Media draft analyst Chad Reuter.
Alabama junior tight end O.J. Howard "has not lived up to the hype" but still "runs like a gazelle" and retains upside, writes ESPN's Alex Scarborough.
Alabama sophomore CB Tony Brown "has solid size" and "brings track-star speed to the position," writes Sports on Earth's Matt Brown.
AL.com predicts redshirt freshman David Cornwell will be Alabama's starting QB to open the season against Wisconsin.
Alabama junior DE Jonathan Allen may be "one of the faster defensive ends in the draft class," notes ESPN's Mel Kiper.
Alabama head coach Nick Saban believes he now has defensive linemen who can play every down versus spread offenses.
Alabama senior ILB Reggie Ragland "is a prototype Alabama-style linebacker who is big and will hit," notes NFL Media draft analyst Lance Zierlein.
Alabama senior DT Jarran Reed is the No. 2 senior defensive tackle prospect in the nation, in the estimation of ESPN's Mel Kiper.
Alabama junior DT A'Shawn Robinson is a "beast against the run," according to ESPN's Mel Kiper.
ESPN's Mel Kiper reported a belief that Alabama junior CB Eddie Jackson will play safety this year.