Posted September 28, 2012 on
Five-star running back prospect Derrick Henry announced his commitment to Alabama on Friday and we caught up with his coach at Yulee (Fla.) High to see what the Crimson Tide is getting in the elite back.
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HGT: 6-5 WGT: 320
YR: SR POS: OC
Great length, long arms
Good lateral foot quickness
Versatile (former Left Tackle)
Looks comfortable in reaching the 2nd level (good angles)
Excels in combo blocks and peeling off to the 2nd level
Looks comfortable in space
Alabama made it to its bye week with a somewhat lackluster performance, but a handful of exciting scoring plays, including a 99-yard kickoff return for a touchdown, were enough to propel the undefeated Crimson Tide to a 33-14 win over Mississippi at Bryant-Denny Stadium Saturday night.
The Rebels certainly provided the Crimson Tide with their biggest challenge so far this season, offensively and defensively. But Alabama was able to respond to adversity and heads into the bye week with a clean 5-0 record.
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Five-star running back Derrick Henry committed to Alabama in front of a packed gym at Yulee High School. He committed to the Crimson Tide over Tennessee and Georgia.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Ole Miss had No. 1 Alabama right where it wanted the Crimson Tide. Down. The first deficit for Alabama all season.
Derrick Henry chose Alabama over Georgia and Tennessee on Friday and the Crimson Tide landed a an elite athlete that has produced at a high level in high school.
Alabama has now opened the season with at least five consecutive wins in five straight seasons, the first time in storied Crimson Tide history that Bama has put together such a streak.
The defense for top-ranked Alabama knew coming in to Saturday night’s Ole Miss game that the visitors would run lots of plays and lots of no-huddle. The Rebels did just that, but not as effectively as usual, in a 33-14 loss to the Crimson Tide.
Alabama head coach Nick Saban wants the Tide to understand they don't need an “I told you so” type of game to realize what’s at stake.