Bama making a move on tall, fast Texas WR

Alabama has been linked to several outstanding wide receivers in the 2016 class. One emerging standout to keep an eye on is Houston-Westfield, Texas playmaker Tyrie Cleveland.

Tide linebacker class could be Grade A

TI has said repeatedly that the 2016 class of offensive and defensive linemen could be the best signed by the Tide in quite a while. But the class of linebackers could be Grade A, too.

The Firecracker Five

It's the Fourth of July. That means it's time for TI's Firecracker Five. In this year's edition, we discuss five of the Tide's highest priorities for the 2016 class.

Johnny Musso on The Game with Ryan Fowler

Radio host Ryan Fowler of The Game on Tide 99.1 in Tuscaloosa has former Tide greats join him regularly on his show. Here's an interview with Alabama legend Johnny Musso.

Interview with Saraland head coach Jeff Kelly

Back in the spring, Saraland head coach Jeff Kelly joined BamsRadio hosts Drew DeArmond and Cary Clark. In the interview, Coach Kelly discussed his rising star sophomore quarterback Jack West. Here is that interview.

Pass nearing decision

As his announcement date of July 16 nears, Jawon Pass is targeting three schools. The 6-5, 210-pound, highly regarded quarterback from Columbus-Carver, GA tells TI that his focus is on Alabama, Auburn and Virginia Tech.

Interview with Don Jacobs

Earlier this week, host Drew DeArmond of Talkin' Ball on 97.7 ESPN Radio in Huntsville spoke with former Alabama quarterback and current Oneonta head coach Don Jacobs. Here is that interview.

TI on The Game with Ryan Fowler

On Tuesday night, TI joined host Ryan Fowler on The Game on WDGM 99.1 in Tuscaloosa. Here is that segment.

Tide at top for elite 2017 cornerback

Rising junior cornerback William Poole of Hapeville Charter HS in Atlanta, Georgia is one of the top defensive players in the class of 2017. The 6-0, 173-pound Poole has collected offers from Alabama, Auburn, Clemson, Georgia, Louisville, LSU, Miami, Michigan, Notre Dame, Penn State, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, UCLA and Virginia Tech. Hes also drawing interest from California, Florida State, Ohio State and USC. Three programs stand out to Poole.

TI TV for June 30

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Interview with Riley Cole

Earlier today, host Drew DeArmond of Talkin' Ball on 97.7 ESPN Radio in Huntsville spoke with 2016 linebacker commit Riley Cole of Oneonta. Here is that interview.

Interview with Kobie Eubanks

On Monday, host Drew DeArmond of Talkin' Ball on 97.7 ESPN Radio in Huntsville spoke with incoming shooting guard Kobie Eubanks of Elev8 Academy. Here is that interview.

Interview with Coach Chad Myers of Elev8 Academy

On Monday, host Drew DeArmond of Talkin' Ball on 97.7 ESPN Radio in Huntsville spoke with Coach Chad Myers of Elev8 Academy. Here is that interview.

Auburn fan flips to the Tide

Quinnen Williams admits that he was a "very big" Auburn fan. So last January when Lance Thompson, who knew about Williams from his days as an Alabama assistant, joined the Auburn staff and offered Williams a scholarship, Williams jumped on the opportunity.

Recruiting roundup

Here's a look at some of TI's latest recruiting thoughts and notes.

Bama, Ole Miss lead for standout 2016 DL

Don't look for Jeffery Simmons to make a decision anytime soon. The highly regarded defensive lineman from Macon-Noxubee County, MS tells TI that he doesn't expect to decide before January.

Interview with Khalid Kareem and his father

Earlier today, host Drew DeArmond of Talkin' Ball on 97.7 ESPN Radio in Huntsville spoke with new Alabama defensive end/linebacker commit Khalid Kareem and his father. Here is that interview.

Former Georgia QB reportedly set to visit Alabama

Reports are that former Georgia quarterback Jacob Park will visit Alabama this weekend. Park was recruited by Alabama in the class of 2014 before opting for the Bulldogs. Park has three years of eligibility remaining. See his YouTube highlights.

Blount RB to walk on for Tide

Mobile-Blount running back Demetrice Vaughn plans to walk-on this fall for the Crimson Tide. The 5-8, 188-pound Vaughn ran for 1,832 yards and 18 touchdowns as a senior last season. See his hudl highlights.

The nation's top 2016 OT discusses where things stand

Speculation this week has been that Greg Little, the nation's number one offensive tackle, might be on the verge of flipping his commitment from Texas A&M to Alabama. But the 6-6, 315-pound prospect from Allen, TX tells TI that he doesn't see his commitment changing anytime soon.

Nobody knew what Kareem was going to do

It wasn't that Khalid Kareem was trying to be extra secretive about his decision. He just wasn't sure what he was going to do.

Bama lands Michigan DE

Standout defensive end Khalid Kareem (6-4, 255) of Harrison HS in Farmington, Michigan announced his commitment to Alabama this afternoon. Kareem is considered one of the nation's top 2016 prospects. He said he liked the Alabama coaching staff and that he felt like he could play early in Tuscaloosa. More later.

Tide's not messing around in Texas

Don't mess with Texas. That's a popular saying in The Lone Star State, where the Tide isn't messing around when it comes to impressing the top prospects. In fact, with commitments from three high quality prospects from Texas, Alabama might already have its best haul ever from that state.