After a disappointing Combine, Calvin Ridley wanted to prove himself at Alabama’s annual Pro Day inside the Hank Crisp Indoor Practice Facility on Alabama’s campus, where he participated in position drills.
Former Alabama Center Bradley Bozeman was not too upset about missing out on an invite to attend the 2018 NFL combine in Indianapolis last weekend.
During Alabama’s annual Pro Day, former Tennessee coach Butch Jones was spotted observing the work outs in a crimson jacket with an Alabama logo on it. Jones was reportedly in Tuscaloosa recently discussing a potential analyst position.
Alabama players demonstrated just how effective the process can be. With the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine coming to a close, the Crimson Tide had several players post top times in multiple drills throughout the week and put in solid numbers across the board overall.
Nick Saban and the Alabama football team spent its Saturday not in the weight room or lounging around, but building its 17th house for Habitat for Humanity in partnership with the Nick’s Kids Foundation.
Graduate transfer quarterback Gardner Minshew has reportedly committed to Alabama and will enroll in May. His commitment was first reported by Sports Illustrated and AL.com.
Burton Burns spent 11 years as Alabama's running backs coach and helped develop two Heisman Trophy winners in Mark Ingram and Derrick Henry. Trent Richardson also won the Doak Walker Award for the best running back in the country while being coached by Burns. Seven running backs who were coached by Burns have NFL careers.
Alabama announced the hirings and promotions of several new and current members of the coaching staff.
Alabama's annual Pro Day will be held on Wednesday, March 7 at noon CT. The Pro Day will be televised on the SEC Network, the league office announced.
For the first time since 2010, a team besides Alabama found itself at the top of the recruiting rankings. Georgia broke Alabama’s record for five-star recruits in a year and finished with the nation’s best recruiting class. Alabama finished just inside the top 10 at No. 7, according to the 247Sports composite team rankings.