Restocking the offensive line quickly is an obvious focus for UAB head coach Trent Dilfer and his staff. The Blazers lose three starters – tackles Kadeem Telfort and Sidney Wells and guard Matthew Trehern – following Friday's Bahamas Bowl.
According to social media posts by prospects, Dilfer and his staff have been busy offering scholarships to offensive linemen, with most of them coming from junior college.
Following is a list of offensive line prospects who say they've received an offer from UAB.
Chris Carter, Garden City (Kansas) CC, 6-7, 275
Jamarr Davis, Northwest Mississippi CC, 6-4, 320
Brandon Hall Hutchinson (Kansas) CC, 6-4, 335
Kareem Harden, Butler (Kansas) CC, 6-4, 315
Jalen Nettles, Northwest Mississippi CC, 6-5, 320
Brantley Prescott Northeast Mississippi CC, 6-4, 305
J'Onre Reed, Hutchinson (Kansas) CC, 6-3, 317
Alfonzo Leomiti, Los Alamitos (California) HS, 6-4, 310
Sean Na'a, St. John Bosco HS (Bellflower, California), 6-3, 305
Brayden Ramey, Trinity Catholic HS (Ocala, Florida), 6-6, 300
In other recruiting news:
*Defensive back Jamison Kelly Jr. committed to Jacksonville State. The 6-foot-2, 205-pound Kelly played at Jones Community College in Mississippi this past season. He began his college career at Louisiana Tech.
*Former Alabama State quarterback Myles Crawley is staying in the SWAC with a transfer to Grambling. The 6-foot-4, 210-pound sophomore played in eight games as a redshirt freshman in 2021 and nine games this past season. Over the two seasons, Crawley was 94 of 161 for 1,244 yards with nine touchdowns and six interceptions.
Crawley, who is from Tucker, Ga., joins a Grambling team that was 3-8 in the first season under Hue Jackson.
*Junior college offensive lineman MarKendrick Beall committed to Troy. The 6-foot-4. 340-pound Beall just finished his second season at Tyler (Texas) Junior College.
*Samford added another transfer portal recruit with the commitment from Marvion Field. The 6-foot-2, 278-pound defensive lineman is coming to Samford from Elon, where he had 14 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss, two quarterback hurries and a pass breakup in 12 games this past season.
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