Scout Premium Content

Recruiting Ripple: Hootie Jones

Alabama landed one of its top targets on Monday morning with the commitment of four-star defensive back Laurence "Hootie" Jones, in what could be the beginning of a major push for defensive backs down the stretch. Find out what it does to Alabama's board and more inside.

Alabama landed a big fish on the recruiting trail Monday morning, as Laurence Jones became the latest to spurn in-state LSU for the Crimson Tide. An early enrollee and four-star talent, "Hootie" is the third safety prospect committed to Nick Saban and company in the class of 2014, joining fellow four-stars Ronnie  Clark and Chris Williams. Clark is more of an in-the-box type and Williams is a... Recommended Stories

  • Peyton Manning emerged alone atop yet another category in the NFL record book tonight vs the Niners, as he tossed touchdown #509 under the national spotlight of Sunday Night Football (NBC). (Photo…

  • Former USC and NFL running back LenDale White added tons of drama to what was a relatively quiet Homecoming weekend for the Trojans.

  • Here’s a way to watch football and improve your golf swing at the same time. In your living room (or on the range), practice the one-minute golf swing, as shown in this video. Set the timer on your…

  • Dr. Roto, like many others, can't believe Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson (pictured above) passed for over 300 yards and rushed for over 100 yards in the same game. First time that's ever happened…

  • As soon as those winds fall off, get into the stand! I always tell people you can't kill them if you aren't out, but if you want to try and pick an opportune time – this is it.

Up Next


32 Fans online
    Join The Conversation