Spring preview: Wide receivers 

March, 15, 2012
TBDRob Carr/Getty ImagesAlabama's Kevin Norwood is in the mix as a go-to receiver.

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The hiring of Doug Nussmeier as the new offensive coordinator at the University of Alabama may not result in a direct philosophy change, but the last two recruiting classes show that the Crimson Tide may be looking to air it out more in the future.

Alabama has loaded up at wide receiver over the last two years, in part to the fact that the team lost three senior wide receivers, Brandon Gibson, Darius Hanks and Marquis Maze, from last year’s national championship team.

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