Ryan Kelly (right) with Alabama OL Austin Sheppard at 2013 BCS title game.
Alabama sophomore offensive lineman Ryan Kelly is the heir apparent to former Crimson Tide center Barrett Jones. He's being described by hie teammate, Bama left tackle Cyrus Kouandjio as being "really professional" and "really organized." Which must mean that Kelly really made a big impression on him.
"He’s the most professional
person I know," Kouandjio said. "He’s really serious and that’s the perfect center right there.
"I trust him 100 percent. I trust him as much as I trust Barrett
Jones. I think it’s looking good for him."
Which is good news for Alabama, as Jones was as important to its ollfensive last season as starting quarterback A.J. McCarron or running back Eddie Lacy. It also a good sign that The Crimson Tide won't be making it any easier to knock the off it's place at the top of the college football mountain.