Football’s January Enrollees Begin Classes At Alabama

Courtesy: UA Athletics

Alabama announced Thursday that eight student-athletes have begun classes at the University and will be eligible to participate in spring practice with the Crimson Tide in 2014.

The January enrollees include defensive back Tony Brown (Beaumont, Texas/Ozen), quarterback David Cornwell (Norman, Okla./Norman North), linebacker Shaun Dion Hamilton (Montgomery, Ala./Carver), safety Laurence “Hootie” Jones (Monroe, La./Neville), defensive lineman D.J. Pettway (Pensacola, Fla./East Mississippi CC/Catholic), defensive lineman Jarran Reed (Goldsboro, N.C./East Mississippi CC/Goldsboro), offensive lineman Cameron “Cam” Robinson (West Monroe, La./West Monroe) and wide receiver Cameron “Cam” Sims (Monroe, La./Ouachita Parish).

All eight of the Crimson Tide’s January enrollees are at least four-star prospects with Robinson and Brown unanimous five-star prospects. Robinson is the consensus No. 1 offensive tackle in the 2014 signing class, the No. 2 player overall by and No. 3 by and Brown is the nation’s No. 1 cornerback by and the No. 3 cornerback by and

Cornwell is the ranked as the No. 4 pro-style passing quarterback by and while Jones is rated as the No. 2 safety by and Sims is the No. 8 wide receiver by ESPN. Hamilton is ranked as the No. 6 inside linebacker by and ESPN. Pettway and Reed both inked with Alabama in December and are among the top 20 junior college player in the 2014 class by

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2014 Alabama January Enrollees

Tony Brown DB Fr. Beaumont, Texas/Ozen
David Cornwell QB Fr. Norman, Okla./Norman North
Shaun Dion Hamilton LB Fr. Montgomery, Ala./Carver
Laurence “Hootie” Jones DB Fr. Monroe, La./Neville
D.J. Pettway DL Jr. Pensacola, Fla./East Mississippi CC/Catholic
Jarran Reed DL Jr. Goldsboro, N.C./East Mississippi CC/Goldsboro
Cameron “Cam” Robinson OL Fr. West Monroe, La./West Monroe
Cameron “Cam” Sims WR Fr. Monroe, La./Ouachita Parish