- Alex Scarborough, ESPN Staff Writer
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Not every tree sprouts overnight. Some roots take time to grab hold.
Alabama signed a total 26 prospects in 2012, and not everyone made an impact right away. Some didn't make it at all, as Eddie Williams, Tyler Hayes and Travell Dixon flamed out. Still, UA saw plenty of return on its investment, as two signees made the SEC All-Freshman team. Here's how we see the rest of the class shaping up.
Top of the class