Alabama Crimson Tide: Sheriron Jones

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With another 600-plus player evaluations now in the books, the second phase of the spring evaluation period is complete. Camps and combines across the country are now coming to a close, and on-campus college camps are in full swing. We’ve now had several months to evaluate and re-evaluate the 2015 class based off sophomore and junior film study, as well as in-person scouting to see how prospects pass the eye test.

New additions to the ESPN 300 are well into the double digits, which resulted in several changes throughout the rankings. As usual, some prospects will move up or down relative to the movement from other prospects and the new entries. Here’s a look at the big movers in the updated ESPN 300:

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  • Will college football go to an early signing period? Not yet. It could be at least a year off according to key decision makers.
  • Is Jacob Coker facing unfair expectations? The Florida State transfer has never taken a snap at Alabama, but yet he’s the Tide’s projected starter this fall.
  • Florida landed two elite quarterbacks in the 2014 class, but that didn’t stop the Gators from adding a commitment from Elite 11 invitee Sheriron Jones.
  • Drugs, guns seized from house owned by Mississippi State defensive backs’ coach Deshea Townsend.
  • Incoming freshman Al Harris Jr. is ready to compete for a role at cornerback after arriving at South Carolina in late May.
  • Lone Star quarterback prospect Quentin Dormady commits to Tennessee after attending the Vols’ QB camp over the weekend.
  • Former Heisman winner Eddie George says Johnny Manziel is more wrapped up in ‘being a celebrity than being in his playbook.’
Recruiting the right quarterback means a tremendous amount to every college football program.

In the Class of 2015, the race has been on for months for programs in need of signal-callers.

With the calendar having turned to June, there are more than 55 quarterbacks who have given verbal commitments to FBS programs.

Most recently, Florida snagged West Coast prospect Sheriron Jones over the weekend. In all, 39 of 62 programs in the Power Five conferences have QB commitments, and more are on the way.


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