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Alabama freshman RB Richard Young shares his mentality before arriving on campus

Richard Young takes picture alongside Nick Saban
Photo comes via Twitter

Alabama fans saw one of its impressive five-star running backs in spring practice, but the other arrives in summer.

Justice Haynes, a native Georgian, wowed fans on A-Day, but Richard Young is coming. 

As a native Floridian, Young was one of the nation’s most explosive backs in the 2023 class.

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He received more conversation than Haynes on the recruiting trail, but Haynes decided to enroll early. Young brings power, speed, finesse, and vision as a balanced runner. He selected the Crimson Tide over Georgia, Notre Dame, Oregon, Oklahoma, and Ohio State. The 5-foot-11, 200-pounder shared his mentality on Twitter before his arrival to the University of Alabama.

As an alum of Lehigh Senior High School, we will see how much of an impact Young can create.

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Stephen M. Smith is the managing editor and senior writer for Touchdown Alabama Magazine.  You can “like” him on Facebook or “follow” him on Twitter, via @CoachingMSmith.

Stephen Smith is a 2015 graduate of the University of Alabama. He is a senior writer and reporter for Touchdown Alabama Magazine. He has covered Alabama football for 10+ years and his knowledge and coverage of the Crimson Tide's program have made him among the most respected journalist in his field. Smith has been featured on ESPN and several other marquee outlets as an analyst.

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