Alabama redshirt senior Brian Robinson Jr. has been recognized as a member of the 2021 Doak Walker Award Watch List. The Doak Walker Award is given to acknowledge the nation's top running back. The award has been in existence since 1989 and is named in honor of the 1948 Heisman Trophy winner Doak Walker.
Former Tuscaloosa County High and Hillcrest High School football player and current Ole Miss Rebel, Jacquez Jones has announced his intention to leave via the transfer portal on his social media. Jones, a 3-star linebacker, led the Rebels in tackles last season with 75.
The Class 6A Hillcrest Patriots had a successful 2020 season, the Patriots went 9-3 and finished second in Region 4 last year. The Patriots are led by rising junior quarterback Ethan Crawford. Crawford has started for Hillcrest for the past two seasons and will look to lead the Patriots deeper into the playoffs in 2021. The standout quarterback shared on his social media he received a scholarship offer from the University of Tennessee.