He loves defensive backs at his heart, but Nick Saban has hit home runs in producing inside linebackers.
Players like Rolando McClain and Dont’a Hightower started the trend, but then Alabama football landed C.J. Mosley, Nico Johnson, Reggie Ragland, Reuben Foster, Shaun Dion Hamilton, Lyndell “Mack” Wilson and Rashaan Evans.
All of these players have at least one national championship, and some even won individual awards. Everyone in the group was selected to play in the National Football League and though Dylan Moses is next, another linebacker had NFL scouts on notice with his performance last week versus Missouri.