Since playing high school football with and against Julio Jones, Alabama safety Robert Lester has dedicated himself to standing out as the very best he can be. It just took everyone else a little longer to notice.
Alabama's offense has been labeled vanilla, but the Crimson Tide might be able to air it out more in 2012.
Alabama has landed more five-star recruits in the last four years than any team in the nation.
The Crimson Tide appears to have more talent in its 2012 group of receiver recuits than it has had since 2008.