Crimson Tide work in shorts and helmets and welcome eight newcomers to the practice field
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA:Tony Brown was a January 2014 enrollee at the University of Alabama ... a consensus five-star prospect who will compete in both football and track for the Crimson Tide ... Parade Magazine All-American ... 2014 Under Armour All-America game selection ... 2013 second team All-USA by USA Today ... ranked No. 4 in the Scout300 and listed as the No. 2 cornerback ... the No. 8 player in the ESPN300 and the No. 9 player according to the 247Sports Top247 while ranking 16th nationally and the No. 2 corner in the 247 Composite ... rated 25th in the Rivals100 ... listed as the No. 2 cornerback nationally by ESPN, 247Sports and Scout.com ... tabbed as the No. 4 corner nationally by Rivals.com ... Scout.com and Rivals.com list him as the top-rated player in the state of Texas while ESPN and 247Sports rank him No. 2 in Texas ... five-star member of the PrepStar Top 150 Dream Team, ranking as the No. 5 player in the class of 2014 and the No. 2 cornerback ... honorable mention All-State as a junior at Ozen High School in 2012 ... 2013 preseason Mr. Football for the state of Texas by MaxPreps ... credited with 96 tackles and three interceptions as a sophomore in 2011 while adding a fumble recovery and 16 pass breakups ... had 95 stops, one pick and 15 PBUs as a freshman in 2010 ... the 2013 Texas Class 4A state champion in the 110-meter hurdles (13.40) ... has run a wind-aided personal best of 10.37 at 100 meters and has been clocked at 10.53 wind-legal in the 100 ... placed second in the 100 (10.53) at the 2013 Texas Class 4A state meet ... has a personal best of 7.76 in the indoor 60-meter hurdles, the fastest time in the nation in 2013 ... ran a PR of 13.38 in the 110 hurdles at the 2013 Texas Relays, the top time in the U.S. in 2013 ... won the 110 hurdles at the 2013 USATF National Junior Olympics (13.88) and the USATF Junior Nationals (13.69) ... his sister Bealoved is a member of the LSU track team ... another sister, Sojourner, is a track student-athlete at Rice University ... son of Tony Brown and Tammy Walker-Brown ... both of his parents were student-athletes at Texas Tech ... coached by Keeath Magee at Ozen ... chose Alabama over LSU, Texas, Southern California, Texas A&M and Ohio State.