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Alabama set to host major talent in Tuscaloosa
Alabama will have its first major junior day event this coming weekend for the Class of 2019 and select Class of 2020 recruits. A good amount of the team’s top targets in the 2019 class are expected to be on campus.
Here’s a look at who will be in town this weekend:
- Pierce Quick, 5-star tackle, Hewitt-Trussville (Trussville, Ala.) — Quick will likely take visits elsewhere throughout his recruitment, but it would be a shock to see him sign anywhere other than Alabama. He’s dreamed of playing for the Crimson Tide since he could remember. He’ll be the leader of the 2019 class.
Grad transfer possibilities
- Gardner Minshew, former East Carolina quarterback (will visit Friday) — Minshew has emerged as Alabama’s likeliest quarterback addition in the 2018 class. He told SEC Country that the Tide 100 percent lead for his services. It wouldn’t be a surprise to see him commit to Alabama this weekend.
Class of 2019 targets
- Nolan Smith, 5-star defensive end, IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.)
- Clay Webb, 5-star center, Oxford (Ala.)
- Cortez Andrews, 4-star safety, Godby (Tallahassee, Fla.)
- Trikweze Bridges, 4-star safety, Lanett (Ala.)
- Marcel Brooks, 4-star outside linebacker, Marcus (Flower Mound, Texas)
- Steele Chambers, 4-star athlete, Blessed Trinity (Roswell, Ga.)
- Ashaad Clayton, 4-star running back, Warren Easton (New Orleans)
- DJ Dale, 4-star defensive tackle, Clay-Chalkville (Pinson, Ala.)
- Kalen Deloach, 4-star outside linebacker, Islands (Savannah, Ga.)
- Mohamoud Diabate, 4-star outside linebacker, Auburn (Ala.)
- Justin Eboigbe, 4-star defensive end, Forest Park (Ga.)
- Christian Harris, 4-star athlete, University Lab (Baton Rouge, La.)
- Chester Kimbrough, 4-star cornerback, Warren Easton (New Orleans)
- Devonta Lee, 4-star wide receiver, Amite (La.)
- EJ Ndoma-Ogar, 4-star guard, Allen (Texas)
- Noa Pola-Gates, 4-star safety, Williams Field (Gilbert, Ariz.)
- Kane Patterson, 4-star outside linebacker, C.P.A. (Nashville, Tenn.)
- Keontra Smith, 4-star safety, Chaminade-Madonna (Hollywood, Fla.)
- Xavier Truss, 4-star tackle, Bishop Hendricken (Warwick, R.I.)
- Christian Williams, 4-star cornerback, Daphne (Ala.)
- Jameson Williams, 4-star wide receiver, Cardinal Ritter College Prep (St. Louis)
- Byron Young, 4-star defensive end, West Jones (Laurel, Miss.)
- Jaydon Hill, 3-star cornerback, Bob Jones (Madison, Ala.)
- Corrie Hutcherson, 3-star defensive tackle, Carver (Birmingham, Ala.)
- DJ James, 3-star cornerback, Spanish Fort (Ala.)
- Lance LeGendre, 3-star quarterback, Warren Easton (New Orleans)
- Desmond Little, 3-star defensive end, Vigor (Mobile, Ala.)
- Louis Smith, 3-star center, D’lberville (Miss.)
Class of 2020 prospects
- McKinnley Jackson, 4-star defensive tackle, George County (Lucedale, Miss.)
- Kristian Story, 4-star athlete, Lanett (Ala.)
- Dazalin Worsham, 4-star wide receiver, Hewitt-Trussville (Trussville, Ala.)
- Jackson Bratton, inside linebacker, Muscle Shoals (Ala.)
- Camron Jackson, defensive tackle, Haynesville (La.)
- Cedric Williams, athlete, Olive Branch (Miss.)
- Branard Wright, defensive tackle, Carter (Dallas)
- Trenton Yowe, cornerback, Calera (Ala.)
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