There is no better place to bring in highly-talented recruits than a school's home state. The home state loyalty and travel distance goes a long way in getting commitments and the state of Alabama is always brimming with talent.
There are plenty of players available, some of them are the best of the best and others are unsung heroes that have bright futures. Alabama can land all the 3-star recruits they want, but the 4-star and 5-star players can get tricky.
Alabama has already received verbal commitments from some of these prospects, but nothing can be written in stone until February of 2013.
Here are my picks for the Top 10 athletes in the state of Alabama that Nick Saban and the Tide cannot let slip away, as well as one player to really keep an eye on.