Alabama looking to land fifth consecutive No. 1 recruiting class

Alabama 4th among SEC classes

As summer approaches, recruiting reporter Derek Tyson breaks down the SEC programs pose the biggest threat to the Crimson Tide's reign atop the class and conference rankings.

After landing its fourth consecutive No. 1-ranked recruiting class in the country, the Alabama Crimson Tide are on pace to have yet another strong 2016 recruiting class. As it stands, Alabama currently has the 11th-ranked class in the Recruiting Nation class rankings and the fourth-ranked class in the SEC. Half of Alabama’s eight total commits are ranked in the ESPN 300.