It's it's 100% official, Alabama is #1 in recruiting in 2019.  That makes 8 titles in 9 years, only one title briefly held by den Bulldogs.  The 27 high school players in the full 2019 class come from 10 states and Washington D.C. – Alabama (6), Florida (4), Georgia (3), Maryland (3), Louisiana (2), Mississippi (2), New Jersey (2), Texas (2), Illinois (1), Kentucky (1) and Washington D.C. (1).

 Alabama’s 2019 signing class ranks No. 1 nationally by 247Sports and ESPN.

 As listed by position, the Crimson Tide add to its roster six defensive linemen, five offensive linemen, five defensive backs, four linebackers, two quarterbacks, a pair of running backs and one player each at placekicker, tight end and wide receiver.

 February’s additions to the Crimson Tide’s complete 2019 signing class include: RB Robinson (St. John’s/Washington D.C.), DL Sopsher (Amite, La./Amite) and DL Young (Laurel, Miss./West Jones).

 The 24 early signees from the December period include: DL Antonio Alfano (Colonia, N.J./Colonia), DB Marcus Banks (Houston, Texas/Dekaney), DB Jordan Battle (Fort Lauderdale, Fla./St. Thomas Aquinas), TE Jahleel Billingsley (Chicago, Ill./Phillips Academy), OL Tanner Bowles (Glasgow, Ky./Glasgow), DB Jeffery Carter (Mansfield, Texas/Legacy), DL Darrian Dalcourt (Baltimore, Md./St. Frances Academy), DL DJ Dale (Pinson, Ala./Clay-Chalkville), DL Justin Eboigbe (Forest Park, Ga./Forest Park), LB Christian Harris (Baton Rouge, La./University Lab), LB Kevin Harris II (Loganville, Ga./Grayson), DB DeMarcco Hellams (Hyattsville, Md./DeMatha Catholic), DL Braylen Ingraham (Fort Lauderdale, Fla./St. Thomas Aquinas), OL Amari Kight (Alabaster, Ala./Thompson), LB Shane Lee (Baltimore, Md./St. Frances Academy), WR John Metchie (Highstown, N.J./The Peddle School), LB King Mwikuta (West Point, Ga./Troup County), OL Evan Neal (Okeechobee, Fla./IMG Academy), OL Pierce Quick (Trussville, Ala./Hewitt-Trussville), PK Will Reichard (Hoover, Ala./Hoover), RB Trey Sanders (Bradenton, Fla./IMG Academy), QB Taulia Tagovailoa (Alabaster, Ala./Thompson), DB Brandon Turnage (Oxford, Miss/Lafayette) and QB Paul Tyson (Trussville, Ala./Hewitt-Trussville).

 Among the 27 players are:

  • Four five-star prospects (by at least one of the following: 247Sports, Rivals, ESPN): Antonio Alfano, Evan Neal, Pierce Quick and Trey Sanders
  • Twenty-two four-star prospects (by at least one of the following: 247Sports, Rivals, ESPN): Marcus Banks, Jordan Battle, Jahleel Billingsley, Tanner Bowles, Jeffery Carter, Darrian Dalcourt, DJ Dale, Justin Eboigbe, Christian Harris, Kevin Harris II, DeMarcco Hellams, Braylen Ingraham, Amari Kight, Shane Lee, John Metchie, King Mwikuta, Keilan Robinson, Ishmael Sopsher, Taulia Tagovailoa, Brandon Turnage, Paul Tyson and Byron Young.
  • Fourteen players selected to participate in the Under Armour All-America Game: Jordan Battle, Jeffery Carter, Darrien Dalcourt, Justin Eboigbe, Kevin Harris II, Amari Kight, Shane Lee, King Mwikuta, Evan Neal, Pierce Quick, Will Reichard, Keilan Robinson, Ishmael Sopsher and Brandon Turnage
  • Six players selected to participate in the All-American Bowl: Antonio Alfano, Marcus Banks, Christian Harris, Trey Sanders, Taulia Tagovailoa and Byron Young
  • Twenty-four players in the ESPN300: Antonio Alfano, Marcus Banks, Jordan Battle, Tanner Bowles, Jeffery Carter, Darrian Dalcourt, DJ Dale, Justin Eboigbe, Christian Harris, Kevin Harris II, DeMarcco Hellams, Braylen Ingraham, Amari Kight, Shane Lee, King Mwikuta, Evan Neal, Pierce Quick, Keilan Robinson, Trey Sanders, Ishmael Sopsher, Taulia Tagovailoa, Brandon Turnage, Paul Tyson and Byron Young
  • Nine players in the Rivals100: Antonio Alfano, Marcus Banks, DeMarcco Hellams, Amari Kight, Shane Lee, Evan Neal, Pierce Quick, Trey Sanders and Ishmael Sopsher
  • Nineteen players in the Rivals250: Antonio Alfano, Marcus Banks, Jordan Battle, Jahleel Billngsley, Justin Eboigbe, Kevin Harris II, DeMarcco Hellams, Braylen Ingraham, Amari Kight, Shane Lee, John Metchie, King Mwikuta, Evan Neal, Pierce Quick, Trey Saunders, Ishmael Sopsher, Taulia Tagovailoa, Brandon Turnage and Byron Young
  • The nation’s top kicking prospect: Will Reichard (ESPN.com, 247Composite)
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