Going Pro…Coming Back
-Alabama has scheduled a press conference for 1 p.m. on Thursday at which time selected players will make a public declaration to either enter the 2012 NFL Draft or return to school.
-ESPN’s Joe Schad reported earlier today that Crimson Tide safety Robert Lester will return to Alabama for his senior season.
-Over the past 60 days, offensive linemen Barrett Jones, Chance Warmack, and D.J. Fluker have each publicly declared they will return to Alabama for the 2012 season.
2012 Early Enrollees (Recruiting Class)
-Ryan Anderson (LB)
-Deion Belue (DB)
-Chris Black (WR)
-Amari Cooper (WR)
-Travell Dixon (DB)
-Dillon Lee (LB)
-Alphonse Taylor (DT)
-T. J. Yeldon (RB)
Public Trophy Viewing
-Huntsville: Kroger supermarket, 7090 University Drive, Friday from 4 to 8 p.m.
-Tuscaloosa: Academy Sports, 710 Skyland Blvd, Saturday from noon to 4 p.m.
-Vestavia Hills: Publix supermarket, 784 Montgomery Highway, Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Offensive Coordinator Vacancy
With former Alabama offensive coordinator Jim McElwain now firmly seated in Fort Collins, Colorado (Colorado State), the interview process to fill the vacant position has moved into high gear.
On Wednesday afternoon, former New York Jets offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer, as well as current Jacksonville Jaguars offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter, each interviewed for the job.