Top five O-line prospects from the state of Alabama since 2008

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It’s fun to look back and see which prognostications were correct and which were way off. When it comes to the state of Alabama, the recruiting rankings haven’t been far off when rating offensive linemen the last few years.

Since 2008, the No. 1 ranked offensive lineman coming out of the state of Alabama is D.J. Fluker, who went on to be a first-round draft pick in the NFL and played in 15 games for the San Diego Chargers last year as a rookie. At the University of Alabama he was a first-team All-American and got three national championship rings in his college career.

Here’s a look at the top O-line recruits that came from the state of Alabama since ’08.

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Editor’s note: Saturday Down South’s references to ratings follow the 247Sports.com composite rankings for high school prospects.

NO. O-LINEMAN YR COLLEGE HOMETOWN 247 # THE SKINNY?
1. D.J. Fluker 2009 Alabama Andalusia .9846  Now enjoying the NFL life
2. Tyler Love 2008 Alabama Birmingham .9877  Injuries were a problem
3. Grant Hill 2013 Alabama Huntsville .9719  Versatility is his strength
4. Antoine McClain 2008 Clemson Anniston .9604  Has made NFL rosters
5. Reese Dismukes 2011 Auburn Spanish Fort .9596  All-american type center
6. Austin Golson 2013 Ole Miss Prattville .9553  Played in 12 games as Fr.

 

 

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