Crimson Tide work in shorts and helmets and welcome eight newcomers to the practice field
Cameron "Cam" Sims is one of three Monroe, La., prospects that arrived at the Capstone in January of 2014 and will participate in spring practice ... a consensus four-star prospect who brings size and speed to the Alabama receiving corps ... selected to participate in the Under Armour All-America Game ... ranked as the No. 8 wide receiver by ESPN and rated 49th nationally in the ESPN300 ... also listed as the No. 9 player in Louisiana by ESPN and the No. 29 player in the Southeast Region ... the No. 10 receiver by 247Sports, No. 7 in the state of Louisiana and ranked 82nd in the Top247 ... the 247Sports Composite rated him as the No. 12 receiver, No. 84 nationally and No. 9 in the state ... 87th in the Scout300 and the outlet's No. 17 wide receiver ... No. 174 in the Rivals250 and the No. 24 wide receiver ... four-star member of the PrepStar Top 150 Dream Team ... ranked as the No. 75 player in the class of 2014 and the No. 12 wide receiver ... 2012 and 2013 Louisiana Sports Writers Association 5A All-State honorable mention ... caught 39 passes for 948 yards and eight touchdowns as a junior in 2012, averaging 24.3 yards per catch ... played for Jeff Fitzgerald at Ouachita Parish High School ... chose Alabama over Oklahoma State, Auburn, Georgia, Notre Dame, Southern California, Washington and Tennessee.