"Our players in the secondary look tiny compared to Bama's players, at least on TV."
“He (Saban) would take an athlete with size before a natural 5’8” corner,” said Kevin Jackson, a former Tide All-American safety and defensive coordinator at Dothan (Ala.) High School. “If a kid fits their profile, Saban is confident he can teach that bigger athlete to do the things they want him to do in their defense."
“Saban recruits the type of guys that have NFL-type bodies, or frames that NFL clubs typically want.'' [coach LaBrian] Stewart said.
At positions such as running back, offensive tackle, defensive end and outside and inside linebacker, Alabama recruits are least 10 pounds heavier than the average of the [247Sports] top 50 recruits...