Alabama Signs Two Top-Five JUCO Linemen

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) – Alabama has signed a pair of junior college linemen to start its 2017 recruiting class. The Crimson Tide on Wednesday announced the signing of offensive lineman Elliot Baker and defensive end Isaiah Buggs. Baker is a 6-foot-7, 295-pounder out of San Francisco Community College. A four-star prospect, he’s rated as the top junior college tackle prospect….

Acting Chancellor of Two-year College System Named

The head of the state’s two-year college system is taking a leave of absence to be treated for shingles. The Alabama Community College System board of trustees on Wednesday granted Chancellor Mark Heinrich’s request for a leave of absence. The board named Chief of Staff Jimmy Baker to serve as acting chancellor during Heinrich’s absence. Baker has also served as…