Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Is Winning ESPN Recruiting Championship A Bad Omen For Alabama?

ESPN crowned the Crimson Tide with the number one recruiting class in 2012 in large part because Alabama landed 13 ESPNU Top 150 players.

But looking at the history of #1 classes as ranked by ESPN does not paint a pretty picture for Nick Saban's club in 2012.

The past four number one classes have joined teams that lost at least four games the following season.

Next season, the Tide open with Michigan and have to travel to Arkansas and LSU who expect to be at least as good as this season.

ESPN: FSU, 'Bama sign top classes

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