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Travis Rudolph, 4-star wide receiver; West Palm Beach, Fla. (Cardinal Newman); 6'1", 185 lbs.
2013 stats: 63 receptions, 1,237 yards, 15 TDs
Biggest competition: Florida State, Florida
Update Jan. 21: Rudolph has committed to Florida State, but Alabama has another top wide receiver in its sights that could pick the Tide on signing day:
Malichi Dupre, 5-star wide receiver; New Orleans, La. (John Curtis); 6'2.5", 187 lbs.
Dupre was mostly thought to be an LSU lock, but has give Alabama more than just a passing glance as of late. He made an official visit to Tuscaloosa this weekend and tweeted "Im goin down a road less traveled" while on campus."
Dupre is one to keep an eye on down the stretch.
Update February 3: Alabama has received a commitment from 3-star tight end Ty Flournoy-Smith.
Cameron Sims, 4-star wide receiver; Monroe, La. (Ouachita Parish); 6'4", 199 lbs.
2013 stats not available
Derek Kief, 4-star wide receiver; Cincinnati, Ohio (LaSalle); 6'5", 197 lbs.
2013 stats: 46 catches, 587 yards, 7 TDs
Ty Flournoy-Smith, 3-star JUCO tight end; Moultire, Ga. (Georgia Military College); 6'3" 230 lbs.
Analysis: With two commitments for the 2014 class already, there isn't a significant need to land yet another top prospect. Rudolph's commitment would certainly be welcomed, but it isn't necessary.
Like running back, Alabama is loaded at wide receiver. Alabama only loses Kevin Norwood and Kenny Bell from a stacked group, with playmakers like Amari Cooper, Christion Jones and DeAndrew White all returning. Chris Black, Robert Foster, Raheem Falkins and ArDarius Stewart are all waiting in the wings as well.
At tight end, Alabama returns veteran Brian Vogler, and game-changing O.J. Howard will look to improve on a solid freshman season. Brandon Greene also made the switch from offensive line to tight end during fall camp.