Scouts: Bama fills need at TE

February, 18, 2013
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If there was one area with the most room for improvement on the Alabama offense this past season, it was at tight end/H-back.

Over the course of the Crimson Tide's championship run, production there has been inconsistent. Michael Williams was always a superb blocker in the running game, but his play and the play of teammates Brian Vogler, Kelly Johnson and Harrison Jones as pass-catchers has been limited at best. Williams caught 24 passes while Vogler, Johnson and Jones combined for seven receptions in all. Not since 2007 has Alabama had so few passes been caught by tight ends and H-backs.

With Williams gone and production at tight end/H-back in need of a boost, Alabama stepped up on the recruiting trail and found a pair of prospects who could make an impact at the position: LinkInsider

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