O.J. Howard returns from camp

O.J. Howard, National 100 tight end from Autauga Academy High School in Prattville, Ala., is rated No. 2 in the country at his position. Howard competed in Alabama's camp Sunday afternoon in Tuscaloosa. He talked about the quarterback who stood out to him, best part of the visit and much more...

"It was fun," O.J. Howard said of the Tide's camp. "It was really fun. We got to do a little work-out and some conditioning. People think it's tough, but I am used to it now. It came natural. The one-on-ones and seven went great.

"One of the quarterbacks I was impressed with the most was John O'Korn. He is a really a good quarterback. He threw some nice balls. Right before I left I saw Cooper Bateman. We just got a commitment from him. I talked to him. I like him. He seems like a really good guy."

Howard measured in on Sunday at 6-foot-5.5, 221-pounds. He enjoyed spending time with Alabama offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier.

"The coaches are glad I came out to compete and have fun," Howard said. "They were asking me how football was going back at home. I just worked out at tight end today.

"Coach Nuss told me how in the offense they like to spread the tight end out. He showed me on film how they do that. I saw where they use the tight end and how they split them out. I really liked that a lot."

Hiward was excited to meet another future National 100 teammate.

"I would say the best part of the camp was meeting Cooper Bateman," he said. "He is going to be a great quarterback for us. I was excited about meeting him. It was great just to sit down and talk to him. I can't wait to spend more time with him in the future."

Howard who continues to receive interest from other schools does not plan to take any other trips this summer.

"I don't think I will visit any other schools," he said. "I just am not going to have time. I am going to be busy with football and baseball."

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