Nick Saban and the Crimson Tide could be dipping back into the transfer portal soon.

Per Tony Tsoukalas of Bama Central, Alabama is set to host one of the nation's most coveted transfer prospects: offensive tackle Tyler Steen from Vanderbilt.

Steen, the former Commodore, has been rumored to be considering the Crimson Tide since his decision to enter the transfer portal on January 11, but will make his first official visit to Tuscaloosa this weekend.

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Joining Vanderbilt in 2018, Steen saw limited time as a true freshman, appearing in just four games, and even taking snaps as a defensive lineman. In his sophomore season; however, the Ft. Lauderdale native was the only Commodore offensive lineman to start all 12 games, doing so at right tackle. Finally, in his last two years in black and gold, Steen was the anchor of Vanderbilt's line at the left tackle position.

Now, with a chance to seek a new home for his final season, Steen is eyeing the Crimson Tide.

Steen's father, Darius, said, "We're looking forward to the trip to Alabama. You always have to take Alabama as a serious contender because of their tradition of winning and academics."

Alabama looks to replace its own anchor on the offensive line with the departure of Evan Neal to the NFL Draft, and Steen's blend of experience to go along with stellar play makes him an excellent fit for the Tide.

Alabama returns three starters from last season's final lineup in Javion Cohen, Emil Ekiyor and Seth McLaughlin, all of which are interior linemen by trade. While a player like Cohen could likely make the switch to tackle, the possible inclusion of Steen would alleviate that need and could solidify a line that is currently made up of a lot of question marks.

The Tide returns to the field on April 16 for the annual A-Day Game, and will look to iron out any creases ahead of its 2022 opener against Utah State on September 3.

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