Although the University of Alabama signed three cornerbacks in the 2012 recruiting class, the position still remains a priority for 2013 because two of the three signees last year came from the junior college ranks.
It’s a position that Nick Saban and the UA coaching staff has been picky with over the years. Saban, who works specifically with the defensive backs, wants a certain type of player that fits what he wants to do.
With the Crimson Tide’s track record for producing NFL cornerbacks recently, it’s no surprise that some of the top prospects nationally have Alabama among their top schools. ESPN 150 recruits like Vernon Hargreaves III, Mackensie Alexander, Kendall Fuller and Maurice Smith are all considering the Tide.
ESPN.com’s Recruiting Nation takes a look at the top uncommitted cornerbacks and safeties in 2013 and where they may ultimately sign. Click here for the full story.