Alabama: Camp notes

The University of Alabama continues with summer camp in Tuscaloosa with several athletes garnering attention. This is a quick look at some of the top players working out with the Tide coaching staff.



Leonard Fournette, running back from St. Augustine High School in New Orleans, La., is camping at Alabama. He will rank as one of the premier prospects in the country at his position in the class of 2014. He reports more than 100 schoalrship offers from across the country including early favorites Alabama and LSU. He also camped in Tuscaloosa last year.

Jonathan Cook, cornerback from Spanish Fort High School in Ala., has received a lot of interest from Alabama this spring. He is hoping to earn an offer from the Tide with a strong performance. He is in Tuscaloosa with teammate, Deon Johnson, who is already committed to Alabama.

Kendell Beckwith, four-star defensive end from East Feliciana High School in Clinton, La., arrived on campus Monday. Beckwith was one of the top performers of the day at inside linebacker and the ‘Jack' position. Beckwith has Alabama in his top two along with LSU.

Jaevon Walton, linebacker from Tuscaloosa Academy, is John Copeland's stepson. The 6-foot-1, 225-pound athlete is receiving a lot of attention from the Tide staff who is performing very well.

Kevin Crosby, linebacker from Bamberg-Ehrhardt, S.C., is one of the top overall prospects on campus this week. Crosby has more than 30 schoalrship offers including one from Alabama. He is recruited by several schools as an athlete. He is working out in Tuscaloosa at linebacker and will stay at the Capstone until Wednesday. This is the second year in a row Crosby has stayed for the entire camp.

Parker McLeod, three-star quarterback from Walton High School in Marietta, Ga., is receiving a lot of attention from the coaching staff. McLeod plans to make his college decision this month. Alabama and Oklahoma State are the top two schools.

Chequan Burkett, safety from Jeff Davis High School in Montgomery, Ala., is a rising prospect who will camp at Alabama on Tuesday. Burkett is close to double digit offers. Clemson, Vanderbilt and Southern Miss have recently offered him.

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