The Crimson Tide Athletics Department says eight student-athletes have begun classes at
the University and will be eligible to participate in spring practice with the
football team in 2014.
The January enrollees include
defensive back Tony Brown (Beaumont, Texas/Ozen), quarterback David Cornwell
(Norman, Okla./Norman North), linebacker Shaun Dion Hamilton (Montgomery,
Ala./Carver), safety Laurence "Hootie" Jones (Monroe, La./Neville), defensive
lineman D.J. Pettway (Pensacola, Fla./East Mississippi CC/Catholic), defensive
lineman Jarran Reed (Goldsboro, N.C./East Mississippi CC/Goldsboro), offensive
lineman Cameron "Cam" Robinson (West Monroe, La./West Monroe) and wide receiver
Cameron "Cam" Sims (Monroe, La./Ouachita Parish).
All eight of the Crimson
Tide's January enrollees are at least four-star prospects with Robinson and
Brown unanimous five-star prospects. Robinson is the consensus No. 1 offensive
tackle in the 2014 signing class, the No. 2 player overall by Scout.com and No.
3 by 247Sports.com and ESPN.com. Brown is the nation's No. 1 cornerback by
Scout.com and the No. 3 cornerback by 247Sports.com and Rivals.com.
Cornwell is the ranked as the
No. 4 pro-style passing quarterback by 247Sports.com and ESPN.com while Jones
is rated as the No. 2 safety by ESPN.com and Sims is the No. 8 wide receiver by
ESPN. Hamilton is ranked as the No. 6 inside linebacker by Rivals.com and ESPN.
Pettway and Reed both inked with Alabama in December and are among the top 20
junior college player in the 2014 class by 247Sports.com.
2014 Alabama January Enrollees
NAME POS Class HOMETOWN/PREVIOUS SCHOOL(S)
Tony Brown DB Fr. Beaumont, Texas/Ozen
David Cornwell QB Fr. Norman, Okla./Norman North
Shaun Dion Hamilton LB Fr. Montgomery, Ala./Carver
Laurence "Hootie" Jones DB Fr. Monroe, La./Neville
D.J. Pettway DL Jr. Pensacola, Fla./East Mississippi CC/Catholic
Jarran Reed DL Jr. Goldsboro, N.C./East Mississippi CC/Goldsboro
Cameron "Cam" Robinson OL Fr. West Monroe, La./West Monroe
Cameron "Cam" Sims WR Fr. Monroe, La./Ouachita Parish
INFORMATION PROVIDED BY: University of Alabama Athletics Dept.