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Tide ‘compared me to Richard Sherman'

Tide ‘compared me to Richard Sherman'

Alabama has long targeted two things in looking for elite defensive backs and it's as true in the class of 2015 as it ever has been – size from Florida. It hit matches on each on Thursday night in offering Miami-area cornerback Carlton Davis, who was compared to an NFL star by the Crimson Tide coaching staff.

Carlton Davis has a pair of things going for him as a defensive back that make a lot of college football recruiters salivate. He's from South Florida and he's got size. At 6-foot-2, 185 pounds, the Miami (Fla.) Norland defensive back prospect has been as hot as it gets of late in adding scholarship offers, and Alabama's is the most recent. "It feels great knowing my hard work paid off," he said...

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