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Altee Tenpenny
Altee  Tenpenny


North Little Rock, Ark.

High School:
North Little Rock

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 218




Alabama's First Scrimmage of the Spring in the Books

Blake Sims throws for 227 yards and two scores; Trey DePriest leads defense with eight tackles


No. 1 Alabama defeats Kentucky, 48-7

McCarron completed 21 of 35 pass attempts, including one touchdown, and the Alabama offense churned out 668 total yards while producing two 100-yard rushing performances and a 300-yard passer in the same game for the first time in the Tide's illustrious football history


UA Coaching Staff Names Seven Players of the Week


Coach Saban & the Crimson Tide Accepts the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Coach Saban & the Crimson Tide Accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge


Players of the Week: Colorado State

Players of the Week for the Colorado State Game. CJ Mosley and Trey DePriest on Defense. DeAndrew White and Christion Jones on Offense. Landon Collins, Altee Tenpenny, and Kenyan Drake on Special Teams

OUTLOOK: Brought explosiveness and versatility to the Crimson Tide offense as a freshman while becoming a regular contributor on special teams ... a strong offseason could put him in position for an even greater role in the Alabama offense in 2014.

FRESHMAN (2013): An option for the Crimson Tide off the bench at running back and a significant contributor on special teams ... rushed 22 times for 82 yards and a touchdown ... also has caught one pass for four yards ... saw action in all 13 games ... recorded five tackles on kickoff coverage. Virginia Tech: Proved effective running the ball in his Alabama debut ... rushed for 24 yards on six carries, with one 20-yard burst. Colorado State: Rushed twice for seven yards as a reserve running back ... also made his first career tackle on kickoff coverage. Ole Miss: Carried the ball one time late in the game for four yards. Georgia State: Made his first career reception for four yards and rushed four times for 10 yards ... added one tackle on kickoff coverage. Kentucky: Toted the ball five times for 21 yards and his first career touchdown, on a seven-yard run in the fourth quarter ... also made two tackles on special teams ... earned Special Teams Player of the Week honors from the Crimson Tide coaching staff. Chattanooga: His efforts earned Alabama Special Teams Player of the Week honors ... made one tackle on kickoff coverage ... came off the bench at running back to carry for times for 16 yards.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Came to the Capstone as one of the best running backs in the nation and the consensus No. 1 player in the state of Arkansas ... consensus four-star recruit ... selected to play in the 2013 U.S. Army All-American Bowl ... 247Sports ranks him as the No. 5 running back in the nation and the top player in Arkansas ... 51st in the Top247 ... rates him as the No. eight running back and No. 53 in the Rivals100 as well as the No. 1 player in the state ... Tom Lemming of MaxPreps No. 3 running back and No. 46 recruit nationally ... Sporting News' No. 47 player in the nation ... lists Tenpenny 84th in the Scout300 and as the nation's No. 14 running back ... a five-star player and member of the PrepStar Dream Team as the publication's No. 33 player nationally and No. 7 running back ... Sporting News' No. 8 running back ... first-team 7A All-State by the Arkansas High School Activities Association ... rushed for 1,379 yards and 21 touchdowns as a senior in 2012 with seven receptions for 135 yards and two more scores ... missed the 2011 season with a broken ankle ... averaged 7.63 yards per carry as a sophomore with 15 touchdowns and 1,121 rushing yards ... invited to "The Opening" in the summer of 2012 at the Nike campus in Oregon ... coached by Brad Bolding at North Little Rock High School ... chose Alabama over the in-state Razorbacks as well as Auburn, Oklahoma State, Notre Dame, Tennessee, Mississippi and Oklahoma.