TideNation links: Fab freshmen

Alex Scarborough writes: A look at how Alabama’s key freshmen contributed this season and what they’ve had to say about it: CB Geno Smith, RB T.J. Yeldon, WR Amari Cooper.

Greg Ostendorf writes: O.J. Howard, DeMarcus Walker and Derrick Henry are three Tide commitments likely to make an impact as freshmen next year.