August 12, 2007

New position for in-state RB?

One of the fastest prospects in the state of Alabama, Vestavia Hills' Justin Rogers, has been a dominant running back in metro Birmingham in recent years, but the speedster is being recruited by at least one school on the other side of the ball. After lining up on defense at the recent Alabama football camp, it appears the Tide likes the 5-foot-11, 180-pound speedster roaming the secondary.

"All of the schools that have offered me like me as a running back except Alabama," said Rogers, who rushed for 2,100 yards and 31 touchdowns last fall as Vestavia Hills reached the 6A semifinals. "Alabama likes me at corner. I will be playing corner this fall with my high school team too. I haven't really played there since my freshman year, but it will be fine.

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