Tide Signee: Mountain Brook OL

Scout.com three-star offensive lineman William Vlachos became a hot target for schools like Florida State and Florida in January, but decided to stick with his grayshirt offer and sign with Alabama.

"I grew up an Alabama fan," William Vlachos said from Mountain Brook, (Ala.) "I have always wanted to go there. It's close to home and I have a ton of friends that go there. I like the new coaching staff a lot."

Vlachos recorded an impressive 71 pancake blocks, 64 knockdowns and graded out at 94- percent during his senior campaign.

He earned First Team All-State, First-Team All Over the Mountain, Runner-up to 6A Lineman of the Year and was a finalist for 6A Mr. Football.

Vlachos chose Alabama over Florida State, LSU and West Virginia.

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