Coach J.B. Grimes picked up a massive offensive line prospect when a previous commit to the Vols switched to the Tigers. "I just couldn't see myself at Tennessee anymore and my heart has always been in Auburn." [...]
Each of the 24 players from Alabama high schools and colleges selected in the 2015 NFL Draft has signed his first pro contract, ranging from a fully guaranteed $25 million deal to a contract that assures the player of collecting only the $52,783 signing bonus.
The NFL's rookie class includes 56 players with Alabama roots - 24 draft picks and 32 free agents who played high school and/or college football in the state. Most will be primarily concerned with making the team when training camps open in about a month. But a few will be in the running for starting spots in the first game of their first pro season.
Heading into the 2015 season, college football reporter Natalie Pierre previews the SEC's top draft-eligible players at each defensive position.
09/05 vs. Louisville (Atlanta) 09/12 vs. Jacksonville State 09/19 @ LSU 09/26 vs. Mississippi State 10/03 vs. San Jose State (HC) 10/10 -- Open Date -- 10/15 @ Kentucky 10/24 @ Arkansas 10/31 vs. Ole Miss 11/07 @ Texas A&M 11/14 vs. Georgia 11/21 vs. Idaho 11/28 vs. Alabama
Woody Barrett - Quarterback John Broussard - Cornerback Stephen Davis, Jr. - Athlete Brodarious Hamm - Offensive Lineman JaMarcus King - Cornerback Malik Miller - Running Back Daquan Newkirk - Defensive End Landon Rice - Tight End Eli Stove - Wide Receiver