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TRips: Warmack, Luatua and Kelly

Warmack projects as a top guard prospect for the NFL.

Breaking down the 2012 Crimson Tide roster three players at a time. Up next, offensive linemen Chance Warmack, Isaac Luatua and Ryan Kelly.

65 OG Chance Warmack (Sr.)
2011 season: Started all 13 games at left guard, running his consecutive starts streak to 26 games. Second-team All-SEC selection by league coaches. Three-time offensive player of the week choice by UA coaching staff. Up Front Award recipient at team banquet.
2012 spring practice: Heads into third and final season as a starter. Alabama has posted a 22-4 record in Warmack's 26 games on the job. Lee Roy Jordan Headhunter Award recipient.
What he brings to the table: A devastating force when pulling from the left guard spot, Warmack seldom misses intended target on power plays. Combination of strength and athleticism has Warmack on the rise in the eyes of NFL scouts.

68 OG Isaac Luatua (rFr.)
2011 season: Scout team member while redshirting.
2012 spring practice: Worked behind Anthony Steen at right guard.
What he brings to the table: While not exactly the prototype in terms of size, stout young player who is still in the early stages of his development. Like several other UA guards, Luatua has taken reps at center. With heavy turnover coming to the interior spots after the 2012 season, Luatua should be in the mix for an increased role in the spring.

70 C Ryan Kelly (rFr.)
2011 season: Scout team member while redshirting.
2012 spring practice: Worked with the second-team offense at center.
What he brings to the table: Promising center prospect who continues to add needed bulk and strength. Also worked at right guard in the spring. Closing in on second anniversary of ACL tear during senior high school season so recovery should be complete.

Up next: 71 OT Cyrus Kouandjio; 75 C Barrett Jones; 76 OT D.J. Fluker.

Also see:
1 Hart, 2 White and 2 Patrick
3 Sunseri, 4 Yeldon and 5 Black
6 Clinton-Dix, 6 Sims and 7 Anderson
7 Bell, 8 Pagan and 9 Dixon
10 McCarron, 10 Fulton and 12 Ely
13 Belue, 16 Sylve and 19 Atchison
20 Ja. Williams, 21 Calloway and 22 C. Jones
23 Washington, 25 Lee and 27 Perry
28 Milliner, 29 Mandell and 31 K. Johnson
32 Mosley, 33 DePriest and 35 N. Johnson
37 Lester, 42 Lacy and 42 Hubbard
43 Foster, 44 Fanning and 45 Fowler
47 Dickson, 49 Stinson and 50 Taylor
51 Tinker, 51 Love and 53 Orr
54 Williams, 56 Ming and 57 Pettway
61 Steen, 62 Ivory and 63 Williams

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