QBs Talk Camp

Jarrett Stidham

Alabama didn't offer any signal-callers during its four-day camp this week, but it is interested in several who traveled to Tuscaloosa to work for the coaches. Get inside to see what a trio of underclassmen thought of their time on campus.

There was an expected top quarterback group at Alabama's July camp, and a trio of younger prospects were able to garner a good amount of the attention from Nick Saban and company.

Neither received offers, but each was able to firmly place themselves on the radar for the coming recruiting cycles.

Heading into the event, Stephenville (Tex.) rising junior Jarrett Stidham had plenty of steam along with California dual-threat Kevin Dillman. He worked out for the staff over two days.

Stidham's first day of work was Monday, and he admittedly wasn't at his best before trending in the right direction.

"I was a little rusty but I got settled in as the day went on," he admitted. "I continued to get better.

"I just threw the ball better as the day went on!"

The 6-foot-4, 190-pounder has a handful of offers to his name, and he thinks Alabama could soon add its name to the list after a one-on-one with Nick Saban.

"Good! He said they are very, very interested in me," said Stidham. "He liked The way I throw and said they'd be watching me really close,"

The potentially elite 2015 arm added that Tuscaloosa is "amazing and very, very impressive!"

One QB much more familiar with Alabama and Tuscaloosa specifically is Seth Franks, also a rising junior.

"It was great!' he said of his time at camp. "I've got a great relationship with 'Bama. I had a good day throwing. Today (Monday) was my only day."

Despite just one impression to make, the Northport (Ala.) Tuscaloosa County product made his mark.

"Coach Nuss (Doug Nussmeier) said I had a great day," said Franks. "He likes my arm strength and foot work. Right now we're waiting to see how my height plays out. I'm 6-1, 178."

An even younger signal-caller is quite the opposite, despite still waiting his turn to see playing time at the high school level. 2016 talent Josh White is 6-foot-5, 220 pounds already.

Though impressive on the hoof, he's had to wait patiently for playing time at Marietta (Ga.) Walton High behind 2013 Alabama signee Parker McLeod and class of 2014 Louisiana Tech commitment Price Wilson. Still, he had the shot to prove his worth at camp.

"It was amazing," said White, who has also camped at Mississippi State and Auburn. "I learned so much. Not a day goes by I don't think about 'Bama now.

"I did great! All the coaches really liked me."

It's all about a high cieling for the rising high school sophomore.

"Mostly about how much potential I had, how good I did, and me going to Alabama," he said of what the coaches relayed to him. "I spoke with Coach [Tyler] Siskey, [Chris] Rumph, [Kirby] Smart, [Doug] Nuss and [Nick] Saban."

White doesn't currently have a scholarship offer to his name.

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