Alabama Football’s January Enrollees Begin Classes at Alabama

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Tuscaloosa, Ala. – Alabama announced nine student-athletes have begun classes at the University and will be eligible to participate in spring practice with the Crimson Tide in 2013.

The January enrollees include quarterback Cooper Bateman (Murray, Utah/Cottonwood), offensive lineman Leon Brown (Riverdale, Md./Parkdale/ASA College), Luke Del Rio (QB/Highlands Ranch, Colo./Valor Christian), wide receiver Raheeem Falkins (New Orleans, La./G.W. Carver), running back Derrick Henry (Yulee, Fla./Yulee), offensive lineman Brandon Hill (Collierville, Tenn./St. George’s/Hargrave Military Academy), tight end O.J. Howard (Prattville, Ala./Autauga Academy), quarterback Parker McLeod (Marietta, Ga./Walton) and defensive back Jai Miller (DB/Valley Grande, Ala./Selma).

Two of the highest-ranked prospects include Henry and Howard. Henry is a five-star prospect that is ranked as the No. 1 athlete by and 247Sports and the No. 4 running back by and He is ninth in the ESPN150 and 12th in the Top247. Howard is the No. 1 tight end nationally by, 247Sports and while ranking second by ESPN. He is No. 7 in the Rivals100, 20th in the Top247 and 45th in the ESPN150.


2013 Alabama January Enrollees

NAME                              POS         HT           WT          Class       HOMETOWN/SCHOOL                       

Cooper Bateman              QB           6-3          202         Fr.           Murray, Utah/Cottonwood

Leon Brown    OL           6-6          313         Jr.            Riverdale, Md./Parkdale/ASA College

Luke Del Rio  QB        6-2          200         Fr.           Highlands Ranch, Colo./Valor Christian

Raheem Falkins       WR          6-4          195         Fr.           New Orleans, La./G.W. Carver

Derrick Henry                      RB           6-3          242         Fr.           Yulee, Fla./Yulee                                 

Brandon Hill     OL    6-6    350    Fr.  Collierville, Tenn./St. George’s/Hargrave Military Acad.

O.J. Howard          TE            6-5          225         Fr.           Prattville, Ala./Autauga Academy

Parker McLeod                    QB           6-3          190         Fr.           Marietta, Ga./Walton

Jai Miller                          DB           6-3          210         Fr.           Valley Grande, Ala./Selma

Courtesy UA Media Relations