In-Depth: The last 10 offers

Alabama has been handing out offers in the class of 2014, 2015 and even 2016 of late, and brings its members up to speed on each verbal extension deployed over the last two weeks inside.

Alabama's Last 10 Offers
Position: Wide Receiver
Class: 2014
Location: West Palm Beach, Fla.
High School: Cardinal Newman
Size: 6-1/175
Recruiting: Offers from Auburn, Florida, Florida State, Georgia, Louisville, Tennessee, Vanderbilt and others in addition to Alabama.
Skinny: Rudolph picked up what he called a big offer on Tuesday, just days after de-committing from the University of Miami. In a recent interview with Scout, the three-star wideout focused on exploring his SEC options, which now includes the Crimson Tide. Expect him to dig deeper into the offer now that it's verbally on the table.
Position: Defensive Lineman
Class: 2015
Location: Orangeburg, S.C.
High School: Orangeburg-Wilkinson
Size: 6-4/280
Recruiting: Offers from Clemson, Florida, Florida State, Georgia, and South Carolina in addition to Alabama.
Skinny: Huggins picked up his UGA offer on Tuesday, and it was the school he rooted for growing up. He called it a "dream offer," but soon after admitted that to have an offer from the Bulldogs and Alabama was something he has to strongly consider. He always thought if the Tide, Dawgs, Oregon Ducks or LSU Tigers offered, it could go a very long way. Coach Chris Rumph, who is from the Palmetto State and is recruiting the fast-rising sophomore, knows Huggins' father as well.
Position: Wide Receiver/Defensive Back
Class: 2015
Location: Coconut Creek, Fla.
High School: Monarch
Size: 6-2/190
Recruiting: Holds an offer from Miami in addition to Alabama.
Skinny: Burgess-Becker grew up a Miami fan, and he snagged the offer soon after the Crimson Tide pulled the trigger. The sophomore called UA's offer, handed down by Mario Cristobal, "a dream come true." With Alabama already high on a very early list, the versatile prospect admitted that he'll play wherever needed at the next level though his heart is on the offensive side of the ball. He's never been to Alabama's campus.
Position: Defensive Back
Class: 2014
Location: River Ridge, La.
High School: John Curtis Christian
Size: 6-0/175
Recruiting: Holds over two-dozen offers including Arkansas, Mississippi State, Nebraska, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, UCLA, Vanderbilt in addition to Alabama.
Skinny: McGraw is ranked as the No. 37 safety prospect in America, but Alabama is courting the state champ as a cornerback. Nick Saban feels that his hips are fluid enough to make the full-time transition at the next level, but McGraw's offer will be contingent on a camp performance as a cornerback. It's currently a "soft offer," as the junior put it. Should he do well enough for it to hold up over the summer, expect Alabama to be in great shape for one of Louisiana's best.
Position: Linebacker
Class: 2014
Location: Jackson, Ala.
High School: Jackson
Size: 6-2/235
Recruiting: Alabama was first to offer.
Skinny: Bryant is a physical, down-hill middle linebacker that will excel in the middle of an SEC defense at the next level. He visited Alabama with teammate Matthew Jordan, who was being recruited more by the defending champs when each was on campus. But Bryant was the one to leave with an offer from the school he grew up wanting to play for. Alabama leads by far at this point, though a commitment has not been made.
Position: Two-way lineman
Class: 2014
Location: Pittsburgh, Pa.
High School: Mt. Lebanon
Size: 6-6/295
Recruiting: Holds offers from over a dozen schools, including Ohio State, Rutgers, Maryland, Virginia, Florida State and Tennessee in addition to Alabama among others.
Skinny: The four-star standout projects best at offensive tackle, according to, but his film shows him excelling on the defensive interior as well. Alabama is looking for elites at both positions, so expect the Tide to continue to push hard en route to possibly landing a Pennsylvania product for the second time in as many years (Robert Foster). Bookser is looking to narrow his list to 10 schools by the end of the spring, but he continues to add more offers, so it's possible that he pushes the notion back some.
Position: Cornerback
Class: 2016
Location: Stone Mountain, Ga.
High School: Stephenson
Size: 5-10/165
Recruiting: Offers from Florida State, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vanderbilt and Virginia Tech in addition to Alabama.
Skinny: Just a high school freshman, Ladler's recruitment has taken off now that his high school tape is out. He's instinctive, quick and already possessed very good ball skills as a defensive back, and he can factor into the return game as well. Should he fill out like he's projected to, the Peach State prospect will be one of the top players in the South come the 2016 cycle. His older brother Kenny currently plays defensive back at Vanderbilt.
8. Bailey Granier
Position: Offensive Tackle
Class: 2014
Location:Galliano, La.
High School: South Lafourche
Size: 6-7/320
Recruiting: Offers from Mississippi State, Vanderbilt, Tulane, Louisiana and Louisiana Tech in addition to Alabama.
Skinny: The Alabama offer caught another top Louisiana prospect by surprise, but he's not talking favorites just yet. He plans on getting out to more schools in the near future before truly beginning to narrow things down, but believe Alabama will be in the mix when it's all said and done. Granier is simply looking for a place that "makes me happiest."
9. Foster Sawyer
Position: Quarterback
Class: 2014
Location:Fort Worth, Tex.
High School: All Saints' Episcopal
Size: 6-5/205
Recruiting: Offers from Baylor, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma State, Oregon State, SMU, TCU and UCLA in addition to Alabama.
Skinny: The Alabama offer is the latest one for Sawyer, who is close to making a decision. Despite joining the party last, Alabama is "up there" in the QB's eyes. He is also considering Oklahoma State and TCU heavily along with the defending champs, so expect a decision before the summer begins. Familiarity leads one to believe he will stay close to home, but never count out Saban and his veteran staff.
10. Braden Smith
Position: Offensive Tackle
Class: 2014
Location:Olathe, Kans.
High School: Olathe South
Size: 6-6/292
Recruiting: Holds over 20 offers including Clemson, Michigan, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Texas and Texas A&M among others in addition to Alabama.
Skinny: Smith is a five-star, and the No. 2 offensive tackle in America based on this network. However, he may project best a guard right now. He's big and strong, but somewhat stiff in pass protection, though he dominates the subpar competition he faces at the high school level now. Alabama is the latest offer he holds, and he's waited on it for quite some time, so getting the call from Saban was big for the junior. Alabama will be in the mix for him until the end.

Editor's Note: While posting this story, Alabama offered class of 2015 Fayetteville (N.Y.) Manlius defensive end/tight end prospect Tyrone Wheatley Jr., the son of the former NFL and Michigan running back. More on that offer can be found HERE.

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