Alabama lands in elite state LB Robert Woodyard

Alabama added a great piece to its 2022 class Thursday in a four-star inside linebacker. Robert Woodyard from Mobile (Ala.) Williamson, as first reported by BamaOnLine. Woodyard chose the Crimson Tide over the offerings from Auburn, Georgia, Tennessee, and many others.

The 6-foot-1, 210-pound Woodyard is rated the No. 2 linebacker and No. 58 overall player in the country for 247 sports.

“This is an elite player,” Williamson’s head coach Dedrick Sumpter told BamaOnLine. “I’m talking about this guy’s size, he’s cerebral, he’s smart … man, there are so many adjectives that I could say. He’s a good boy. His ceiling is so high because he’s also a basketball player. He was third-team of all the state at it. You’re talking about a guy who is 6-2, 220 with those kinds of abilities. He fits the mold. He’s a typical Alabama linebacker. ”

External linebacker coach Salt Sunseri The addition is credited to him as he continues to succeed in the Mobile area he recruits for the Tide. In 2020 Sunseri landed the area’s elite linebacker Demouy Kennedy, and in 2021 Sunseri currently has a commitment from prominent Christian Mobile Deontae Lawson.

The linebacker in the state is the second commitment in the UA 2022 class, joining the elite defensive end Jeremiah Alexander outside Alabaster (Ala.) Thompson.

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