Crimson Tide work in shorts and helmets and welcome eight newcomers to the practice field
David Cornwell was an Elite 11 quarterback and one of the top pro-style quarterbacks in the nation ... an early enrollee who arrived on campus at Alabama in January of 2014 to participate in spring practice ... selected to play in the 2014 Under Armour All-American Game ... a consensus four-star prospect and the top player in the state of Oklahoma according to the 247Sports Composite and ESPN ... missed the second half of his senior season at Norman North High School, due to a knee injury ... 247Sports ranked him as the No. 3 pro-style quarterback in the nation slotted him 65th in the Top247 ... No. 79 nationally and the No. 4 pro-style quarterback in the 247Sports Composite ... No. 57 in the ESPN300 and the No. 4 pocket passer ... No. 3 pro-style quarterback by Rivals.com and No. 104 in the Rivals250 while ranking second in the state ... rated as the No. 7 quarterback by Scout.com ... five-star member of the PrepStar Top 150 Dream Team, ranking as the No. 38 player in the class of 2014 and the No. 4 quarterback ... second team All-American by 247Sports ... invited to "The Opening" elite player showcase, held at Nike headquarters in Beaverton, Ore. ... threw for 2,742 yards and 27 touchdowns as a junior while rushing for 755 yards and six scores ... coached by Wade Standley at Norman North ... chose Alabama over Arkansas, Oklahoma State, Auburn and Miami. .).