Published on 08-25-2012 11:08 AM
Let's face it Alabama fans, after the last several year's of Alabama defenses fielding superstar household names like Rolando McClain, Terrance "Mount" Cody, Javier Arenas, Marcell Dareus, Mark Barron, Dont'a Hightower, Josh Chapman, Courtney Upshaw, and Dre' Kirkpatrick this year's Alabama defense is basically without faces and relatively unknown. The fact is that this year's defense will not be loaded with the big names of Alabama's recent past. In fact this Alabama defense could almost be described as a "No Name Defense".
Even though the Crimson Tide offense still has some well known names on its roster like A.J. McCarron, Barrett Jones, D.J. Fluker, and Eddie Lacy taking the field this season the Crimson Tide's defense may be short on names but no one can argue this group is long on talent. This version of Alabama's defense is made up of 4 and 5 star players from top recruiting classes going all the way back to 2008, included several classes that held the No.1 spot in many of the nations recruiting services.