July 3, 2011

Alabama's Most Wanted: 41-50




41. Calvin Perry

Rivals.com star ranking: 3 stars

Hometown:: Hoover

High School: Bessemer Academy

Height: 6-foot-2

Weight: 220

Position: Outside linebacker

Considering: Committed to Southern Miss

Did you know: Chose Southern Miss over an offer from Vanderbilt.

In six words: Could play linebacker or wide receiver



42. Rocky Hayes

Rivals.com star ranking: Unranked

Hometown:: Heflin

High School: Cleburne County

Height: 5-foot-11

Weight: 175 pounds

Position: Defensive back

Considering: Auburn, Clemson, Tennessee and UAB

Did you know: Hayes accounted for more than 2,000 yards of total offense and 28 touchdowns with eight interceptions last season.

In six words: Good speed and change of direction



43. Devonta Staples

Rivals.com star ranking: Unranked

Hometown:: Valley

High School: Valley

Height: 6-foot-2

Weight: 190

Position: Safety

Considering: Illinois, Kentucky, Marshall and South Alabama

Did you know: Staples shines in track as a hurdler.

In six words: Fast and physical player, likes contact



44. Nyck Young

Rivals.com star ranking: Unranked

Hometown:: Homewood

High School: Homewood

Height: 6-foot-2

Weight: 180

Position: Wide receiver

Considering: Mississippi State, North Carolina State and UAB

Did you know: Young runs a 4.5 time in the 40-yard dash.

In six words: Gets separation, wins most jump balls



45. Steven Foster

Rivals.com star ranking: Unranked

Hometown:: Demopolis

High School: Demopolis

Height: 6-foot-4

Weight: 290

Position: Offensive guard

Considering: Committed to South Alabama

Did you know: Foster started as a sophomore on Demopolis' AHSAA Class 5A championship team.

In six words: Physical athlete and finishes every block



46. Jalen Whitlow

Rivals.com star ranking: Unranked

Hometown:: Prattville

High School: Prattville

Height: 6-foot-3

Weight: 200 pounds

Position: Quarterback

Considering: Committed to Arkansas State

Did you know: Whitlow is Prattville's back-up quarterback behind starter Justin Thomas.

In six words: Pro-style quarterback, can throw or run

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47. Nathan Carter

Rivals.com star ranking: Unranked

Hometown:: Tuscaloosa

High School: Central

Height: 6-foot-3

Weight: 216

Position: Outside linebacker

Considering: Mississippi State and Southern Miss

Did you know: Carter averaged 14 tackles per game his junior season.

In six words: Good height, speed and game instincts



48. Ben Tamburello

Rivals.com star ranking: 2 stars

Hometown:: Hoover

High School: Hoover High School

Height: 6-foot-3

Weight: 275

Position: Offensive center

Considering: Arkansas State, South Alabama, Southern Miss, Troy, Tulane and UAB

Did you know: Tamburello's father was an All-American center at Auburn and played in the NFL for five years.

In six words: Anchor for Buccaneers' line, finishes blocks



49. Robert Leff

Rivals.com star ranking: Unranked

Hometown:: Fairhope

High School: Fairhope

Height: 6-foot-6

Weight: 255

Position: Offensive tackle

Considering: Committed to Southern Miss

Did you know: Leff is one of three state players committed to Southern Miss.

In six words: Prototypical tackle frame, room to grow



50. Devin Gordon

Rivals.com star ranking: Unranked

Hometown:: Gadsden

High School: Gadsden City

Height: 6-foot-4

Weight: 280

Position: Offensive tackle

Considering: Middle Tennessee, Ole Miss, South Alabama, Southern Miss and Troy

Did you know: Gordon has a 26-inch vertical leap.

In six words: Good athleticism and great run blocker


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