The 30 summer graduates will join the 104 Tide student-athletes who graduated following with the fall and spring semesters, pushing the athletics department's graduation tally at 134 for the 2012-13 academic year
2012 (SOPHOMORE): Has earned time off the bench along the offensive line in 10 of 13 games this season.
2011 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): He saw the first playing time of his career, seeing action at Penn State and against Arkansas before a knee injury cut his seasons short.
2010 (REDSHIRT): He redshirted during his first year at the Capstone.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Arie Kouandjio was one of the top offensive line prospects nationally in 2010 ... a four-star prospect who possesses excellent size and mobility ... a U.S. Army All-American ... a SuperPrep magazine All-American and the No. 23 offensive lineman nationally ... also ranked as the No. 6 prospect in the Mid-Atlantic by SuperPrep ... ranked as the No. 15 offensive tackle by Rivals.com and 117th in the Rivals250 ... ranked as the No. 12 offensive tackle by Tom Lemming ... the No. 29 tackle by Scout.com and the No. 14 offensive guard by ESPNU ... second in the Rivals.com Maryland Postseason Top 20 ... a member of the PrepStar Dream Team member as the No. 144 player nationally ... played for head coach Bill McGregor at DeMatha Catholic High School where he recorded 23 pancake blocks as a senior ... played in the 2010 U.S. Army All-American Game ... chose Alabama over California, Maryland, Southern California and Miami... older brother of Alabama starting left tackle Cyrus Kouandjio.