Grade A [Day] Visitors

A-Day at Alabama means not only the first public glimpse of what the Crimson Tide may look like in the fall, but it also stands as a mega recruiting venue and this year's event will play host to several top-notch talents.

Tuscaloosa will be in football mode on Saturday as Nick Saban leads his Alabama team into the A-Day game at Bryant-Denney Stadium.

While all eyes in the game will be on senior quarterback A.J. McCarron, sophomores Amari Cooper and T.J. Yeldon - as well as many others - there will be plenty of potential future Crimson Tide in attendance.

The game has led to commitments in the past, and it wouldn't surprise if it did once more this time around considering the amount of prospects with Alabama scholarship offers expected to be in attendance.

In-State Elites

As one would imagine, several prospects from within the state will travel to T-town for this one, though Auburn's spring game is on the same day this year-virtually splitting some of the talent between the two rivals' campus.

Still, UA is hosting some of the best in the Yellowhammer State, including four-star linebacker Tre Williams, four-star defensive backs Ronnie  Clark and Stephen Roberts, as well as in-state commitments Bo Scarborough and Bradley Bozeman (grayshirt).

Each of the aforementioned prospects holds an offer from the defending champs, and Roberts and Clark are closing in on a decision with Alabama very high on each of their lists.

Other state of Alabama prospects within the state expected to attend include linebacker Gavin Bryant, who holds an offer, offensive linemen Tyler Swindle and linebacker Jamey Mosley, the younger brother of 2012 All-American C.J. Mosley.

Out-of-state Standouts

One of the later additions to the visitor list may be one of the best. Norman (Okla.) North quarterback David Cornwell, rated as the No. 6 signal-caller in the nation on FOX Sports NEXT/, is set to take in Tuscaloosa on Saturday. He'll be at Tennessee on Sunday, in what could be a preview of the final pair of schools in contention for the four-star.

Louisiana will be well represented on A-Day as well. Five-star defensive end Gerald Willis, the younger brother of Alabama rising sophomore safety Landon Collins, will be in town. Fellow Bayou State prospects with an Alabama offer expected include four-star linebacker Kenny Young, three-star offensive lineman Bailey Granier and defensive back Mattrell McGraw in the class of 2014.

Sawyer has maintained Alabama as his leader.

Other top-notch talent from the South expected is headlined by Peach State prospects and four-star defensive linemen Elisha Shaw and Dante Sawyer. Four-star defensive linemen Matthew Elam and Charles Mosley hail from Kentucky and Tennessee, respectively, and linebacker Zach Whitley is one of Texas' top talents. He doesn't yet hold an offer from 'Bama.

Underclassmen Stars

Alabama is not solely focused on the class of 2014, as several of the nation's best underclassmen will be on campus as well.

In addition to class of 2015 commitments Deionte Thompson and Mekhi Brown, elite sophomores with Alabama offers like Rico McGraw and Tyrone Wheatley, Jr. will be in town. McGraw may be the top defensive back in that class and Wheatley is an NFL legacy that has already out-grown his famous father as a defensive end prospect.

But perhaps the most intriguing young talent expected on campus is Dylan Moses. The class of 2017 elite is just an eighth-grader at the moment, though he measured in at 6-foot-1, 215-pounds plus last weekend at the Memphis Nike camp. He picked up an offer from Alabama earlier this year, and has since added several national extensions. Moses is currently projected as a linebacker by his future high school coach, but he has the ability to play running back, wide receiver or even defensive back at the next level depending on how much he grows between now and February of 2017 when it's time for him to sign a letter of intent.

Signees Represented

In addition to most class of 2014 and 2015 commits expected to take in A-Day, several class of 2013 signeees let know that they will be in town. In addition to the seven signees that are already enrolled at Alabama, a handful of additional future Crimson Tide will be in town.

The list includes five-stars Robert Foster and A'Shawn Robinson, while in-state four-stars Ar'Darius Stewart, Grant Hill, Darius Paige and Dee Liner informed us of their expected attendance. Defensive back Eddie Jackson and running back Altee Tenpenny are also expected on campus, among others.

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