Hartselle Tigers (15-0) 5-A State Champ
Back when FSU was a championship caliber team in the 90's, they dominated recruiting in the Mobile area. Alabama suffered because of it. It's interesting to see Bama and Florida St. battle for recruiting in this area again. Once Bama began to dominate recruiting in the Mobile area again, they built a dynasty. People don't realize it, but the Mobile area is the key to recruiting in the south.
Coach Pruitt has brought Saban's principles to the defensive side of the ball for FSU. That's why they're legitimate and not just a bunch of underdeveloped, hyped recruits like they have been in recent years. I can watch FSU's secondary and see a tremendous difference. They locate the football in the air now. This is a must in order to play for Saban.
Alabama better be ready for LSU. They always get up for Alabama and play tough. They're balance on offense is going to provide a difficult challenge for Alabama. Landry, Beckham, and Jeremy Hill are absolute studs that will be playing on Sundays soon.