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The Right Decision For Hightower

Dont'a Hightower

When Alabama lost football stars Rolando McClain and Kareem Jackson following their junior seasons at the conclusion of the 2009 Bama national championship year, a Crimson Tide assistant coach said it is part of the plan, and to look for more of the same. Both McClain and Jackson were first round draft choices.

Alabama Coach Nick Saban expects to recruit players who are ready to go to the National Football League when they are eligible to be drafted following their third seasons, said the assistant coach. It is the goal at Bama to have more and more of those players, because they are the best players. Thus far, three players from the 2010 team have elected to go the professional route prior to their... Recommended Stories