One of Alabama football’s newest 2024 linebacker target, Chris Cole is returning to Alabama Wednesday after earning an offer from the Crimson Tide in May.
— Chris Cole (@Chris_Cole3) June 6, 2023
Cole is a product of Salem High School in Virginia. He is rated as a four-star recruit at the moment.
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Alabama offered Cole in May during an unofficial visit.
“My initial feelings were shock and excitement,” Cole told Touchdown Alabama. “It’s a blessing to have the opportunity to play for such a historically elite program. When offered by a program like Bama, it changes your whole recruitment. They are a program that is known for developing players that go on to play in the NFL.”
Cole is listed at 6-foot-3 and 210 pounds. He is the type of smooth, fluid and athletic hybrid linebacker the Crimson Tide are prioritizing at the moment. He can play sideline to sideline, effectively drops back in coverage, has good closing speed and can make tackles in open space.
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Justin Smith is the Director of Recruiting for Touchdown Alabama Magazine. You can follow him on Twitter, via jdsmith31smith