Alabama welcomes 8 January enrollees

Published on NewsOK Modified: January 9, 2014 at 3:33 pm •  Published: January 9, 2014

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Eight signees have enrolled in classes at Alabama for the spring semester.

The group includes two five-star prospects, offensive lineman Cameron Robinson and defensive back Tony Brown. Alabama said Thursday that they have all started classes.

All eight are at least four-star prospects. Robinson is the consensus No. 1 offensive tackle nationally while Scout.com rates Brown as the top cornerback.

The other early enrollees include quarterback David Cornwell, linebacker Shaun Dion Hamilton, safety Laurence "Hootie" Jones, defensive linemen D.J. Pettway and Jarran Reed and wide receiver Cameron Sims.

Cornwell is rated the No. 4 pro-style passing quarterback by 247Sports.com.