It is one of the things that gets us college football fanatics by during the offseason. The speculation as to what will really become of the incoming and redshirt freshmen when play resumes in fall began in earnest when the Tide took the field last weekend for the beginning of spring camp.
Fortunately for Alabama, the coffers are full when it comes to the availability of fresh talent to replace those who have departed for the NFL.
Head coach Nick Saban and the Crimson Tide will begin evaluation on many of these highly coveted players now in hopes of having them ready for kickoff on August 31.
Here is a glimpse of eight rookie players that 'Bama fans can look forward to seeing this fall when the Tide begins its quest for a third consecutive BCS championship.