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This post was edited by Allen Tide 17 months ago
He maybe the one I'm most excited to see in this class.
Wrap up Reuben! ;)
Reuben gets down hill as fast as any linebacker you are going to find at the high school level and his ability to drop his hips and explode through the ball carrier is something that rarely seen as well. Going to be a fun one to watch continue to develop at the college level because not only does he have an extremely high ceiling in terms of potential, but his skill set starting out is so much higher than most prospects to start with.
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Have to be honest....I think he's better than DePriest right now. Difference is knowledge of the playbook.
You get out of it what you put into it!
DePriest got pushed around too much this year, IMO.
Trey Depriest is a solid LB, one who I think could see time on an NFL roster when he's done in Tuscaloosa and is certainly someone capable of playing BCSNC level football.
Reggie Ragland has a higher ceiling than Depriest based on what I've seen due to the fact that he seems to be better in space and once he understands the defense instinctively will be someone the offense has to account for on every down. He definitely projects as a 1st to 3rd round guy if he stays plugged in and improves as expected.
All that said, when healthy (based on tape) Reuben Foster is head and shoulders the best LB Alabama has signed since I've been following recruiting. He has the potential to be a Cornelius Bennett / Derrick Thomas level gamechanger with nearly unlimited ceiling. Whether he reaches that potential depends IMO on whether he stays focused and buys into the process.
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