Crimson Tide work in shorts and helmets and welcome eight newcomers to the practice field
2012 (Freshman): Redshirted during his first season at The University of Alabama.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: A five-star prospect by 247sports.com who is ranked as the nation's No. 19 overall prospect and the No. 1 outside linebacker ... 247sports.com also ranked him as the No. 2 player in Alabama ... ranked 93rd in the ESPNU 150 and the site's No. 7 outside linebacker ... has four stars from ESPNU, Scout.com and Rivals.com ... listed at No. 98 in the Rivals100 as well as the No. 6 outside linebacker ... Scout.com has him as the No. 22 defensive end prospect ... No. 5 in the Mobile Press-Register's Elite 18 and No. 33 in the Super Southeast 120 ... a SuperPrep All-American and the publication's No. 25 linebacker ... also listed as the No. 8 player in Alabama by SuperPrep ... PrepStar All-Southeast Region ... a member of the Alabama Sports Writers Association's Super 12 ... an ASWA 6A All-State selection ... No. 3 on the Birmingham News Super Seniors list ... turned in a strong showing at the Alabama/Mississippi All-Star Game ... coached by Glenn Vickery at Daphne ... had 105 tackles and 12 sacks as a senior in 2011 ... posted 75 stops and 14.5 sacks as a junior, helping Daphne to the state championship ... second cousin of former Alabama standout and current Kansas City Chief, Wallace Gilberry ... teammates with current Alabama freshman T.J. Yeldon at Daphne High School ... chose Alabama over Auburn, Florida State, Tennessee and Illinois.