ESPN's Alex Scarborough believes the biggest question facing Alabama for 2017 will be their offense.
Scout.com notes that Alabama freshman OLB Chris Allen "played linebacker and defensive end in high school and he may mix them up in college too."
Pro Football Focus compared Alabama DL Jonathan Allen to New York Jets DL Sheldon Richardson.
Pro Football Focus compared Alabama LB Reuben Foster to former 49ers LB Patrick Willis.
Alabama hired Philadelphia Eagles director of personnel operations Joe Pannunzio as tight ends and special teams coach.
In a Walter Football poll asking six NFL teams whether Alabama T Cam Robinson will slide into the late first-round, three said yes and three said no.
NFL Draft analysts Charlie Campbell and Eric Galko have both written about off-field issues that could drop Alabama edge rusher Tim Williams into the second-round.
According to multiple reports, Alabama will hire New England Patriots tight ends coach Brian Daboll as OC.
Alabama four-star 2018 verbal WR Xavier Williams said that he was "shocked" by the departures of Tide assistants Mario Cristobal and Billy Napier.
ESPN's Todd McShay writes that Alabama TE O.J. Howard "should thrive in a more pass-heavy NFL system."
FOX Sports' Bruce Feldman reports that Alabama will interview New England Patriots TE coach Brian Daboll for their open offensive-coordinating position.
NFL Network's Mike Mayock ranks Alabama's Cam Robinson as the No. 2 interior offensive lineman in the 2017 class.
Colts beat writer Zak Keefer believes the No. 1 job of GM Chris Ballard is to add an edge rusher this offseason.
Alabama junior OL Lester Cotton was arrested Friday on possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia charges.
Alabama LB Reuben Foster recently had surgery on his right shoulder to repair a rotator cuff, according to ESPN's Adam Caplan.