Alabama and Arkansas renew their SEC rivalry Saturday evening in Fayetteville. Like so many conference foes, these programs perennially clash on the recruiting trail, resulting in interesting subplots taking place within the on-field action.
Whether a player was once spurned by his opponent as a prospect or ultimately elected to go elsewhere despite holding an offer from that team, things become a bit more personal when the two sides meet again between the hash marks.
Here's a look at five former recruits who could have potentially worn a Crimson Tide uniform but instead represent the Razobacks in battle.
After going through his own autograph controversy while playing at Texas A&M last year, Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel took to Twitter on Friday to show support for suspended Georgia running back Todd Gurley.
Manziel followed up with a comment to reporters in Cleveland:
Gurley was suspended indefinitely by the University of Georgia on Thursday during an "ongoing investigation into an alleged violation of NCAA rules." Bruce Feldman of Fox Sports is reporting that the investigation is for accepting extra benefits for his likeness.
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