Crimson Tide work in shorts and helmets and welcome eight newcomers to the practice field
Cam Robinson is not only the top-rated offensive tackle in the nation but one of the most-highly regarded recruits across all positions ... a unanimous five-star prospect who enrolled at Alabama in January of 2014 and will participate in spring practice for the Crimson Tide ... Parade Magazine All-American ... first-team All-USA selection by the USA Today ... participated in the Under Armour All-America Game ... invited to "The Opening" on the Nike campus in Oregon ... first team MaxPreps All-American in 2014 ... one of three players from the city of Monroe, La., in Alabama's 2014 recruiting class ... rated at the No. 2 player in the nation by Scout.com and the outlet's top-ranked offensive tackle ... No. 3 in 247Sports Top247 while being listed as the No. 1 offensive tackle and No. 2 player in the state of Louisiana ... the 247Sports Composite has him slotted fourth nationally, the first tackle and No. 2 in the state ... ESPN rated him the No. 1 offensive tackle, No. 2 player in the state and No. 2 prospect in the ESPN 300 ... also No. 2 in the Southeast Region by ESPN ... listed as the No. 1 tackle and No. 17 player nationally by Rivals.com ... five-star member of the PrepStar Top 150 Dream Team, ranking as the No. 12 player in the class of 2014 and the No. 1 offensive lineman ... finalist for the Chip Off the Old Block Award, presented by the Rotary Lombard Award to the nation's top offensive or defensive lineman ... 2012 and 2013 first team 5A Louisiana All-State selection by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association ... played at West Monroe High School for head coach Jerry Arledge ... received scholarship offers from almost every program in the nation, selecting Alabama over LSU along with Michigan, Auburn and Arkansas.