AJ McCarron chose to stay in school rather than jump to the NFL. Then he watched as three QBs who one year before him made the same decision took a tumble on draft day.
Nick Saban hopes to get a clear view of his Crimson Tide and how they replace another crop of high NFL draft picks. Saturday's spring game is a good place to start.
With several starters NFL-bound, Alabama has plenty of players lined up to fill the holes.
There are a lot of highly regarded Alabama Crimson Tide recruits who never panned out, including Mike Ford, Star Jackson and Jimmy Johns.