Shaw went on to conjecture that Saban intentionally revealed how successful Young has already been this month in order to bolster recruiting. The Crimson Tide currently has the No. 3 recruiting class in the nation according to 247Sports and is picking up momentum.
The Football Writers Association of America has announced the candidates on the Outland Trophy Watch List and the Crimson Tide has two players representing the Tide. The Outland trophy has been given out since 1946 to recognize the top interior lineman in college football.