After a slow start to the 2018 signing class, the University of Alabama has climbed into the top 10 of the team rankings after a busy start December.

The Crimson Tide has already added three new commitments to the class and 247Sports now ranks it No. 9 in the nation. Keep in mind that Alabama still has four fewer commitments than anyone else in the top 10 so there's still room to climb higher.

To get us updated on the recent verbals and what might lie ahead for Nick Saban on the recruiting trail, The Gary Harris Show caught up with Rodney Orr of to get the latest. Listen to the entire conversation in the video above.

The new early signing period in college football begins on December 20.