A look at who's returning for Alabama football for the 2022 season
This page is fluid and will be updated throughout January/February. A lot of roster management taking place right now. The most recent updates will be added to our message board here
As of January 15, 2022, here is a look at where things stand for Alabama football in terms of roster management. We are waiting on several juniors to make official announcements on whether they are leaving for the NFL or returning for the 2022 season.
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Have made announcements they are officially leaving
Josh Jobe - Heading to NFL
Chris Allen - Heading to NFL
Phil Mathis - Heading to NFL
Evan Neal - Headed to NFL (junior)
Jameson Williams - Headed to NFL (junior)
Slade Bolden - Headed to NFL (junior)
John Metchie - Junior Headed to NFL (junior)
Jayln Armour-Davis - Headed to NFL (junior)
ILB - Christian Harris - Jr. Headed to NFL (junior)
Have not made official announcements on whether they are returning for 2022
Javon Baker - Receiver -(New to transfer portal)
Shane Lee - Inside linebacker (New to transfer portal)
Jaylen Moody - Inside linebacker (New to transfer portal)
Drew Sanders - Outside linebacker (New to transfer portal)
Jackson Bratton - Linebacker - Transferred to UAB
Jahleel Billingsley - Tight End (New to transfer portal)
King Mwikuta - Outside linebacker (New to transfer portal)
Marcus Banks - Corner Transferred to: Mississippi State
Paul Tyson - Quarterback (New to transfer portal)
Pierce Quick - Offensive Line - Transferred to: Georgia Tech
Tommy Brown - Offensive lineman (New to transfer portal)
Xavier Williams - Receiver - Transferred to: Utah State
Assistant coaches leaving
Jay Valai - CB - to Oklahoma
Assistant coaches incoming
Cornerback coaching position is open
Offensive returning starters
QB - Bryce Young - So.
WR - Jacorey Brooks - Fr.
TE - Cam Latu - Jr. (Returning for 2022)
OL/TE - Kendall Randolph - TE/OL (returning for 2022) *Senior
OL - Emil Ekiyor - Jr. (Returning for 2022)
OL - Seth McLaughlin - So.
OL - Javion Cohen - So.
Defensive returning starters
CB - Kool-Aid McKinstry - Fr.
CB - Khyree Jackson - Jr.
S - Brian Branch - So.
S - DeMarcco Hellams - Jr. (Returning for 2022)
S - Jordan Battle - Jr. (Returning for 2022)
ILB - Henry To’oTo’o - Jr. (Returning for 2022)
OLB - Will Anderson - So.
OLB - Dallas Turner - Fr.
DL - Byron Young - Jr. (Returning for 2022)
DL - DJ Dale - Jr. (Returning for 2022)
Special Teams starters
K - Will Reichard - Jr.
P - James Burnip - Fr.
PR - JoJo Earle - Fr.
Elias Ricks - CB from LSU
Jahmyr Gibbs - RB from Georgia Tech
Seniors from the 2021 roster
Bret Bolin - WR
Brian Robinson - RB
Chris Allen - OLB
Chris Owens - OL
Daniel Wright - S
Jackson Roby - OL
Jaylen Moody - LB
Josh Jobe - CB
Josh Robinson - DB
Kendall Randolph - TE/OL (returning for 2022 season)
LaBryan Ray - DL
Phil Mathis - DL
Early Enrollees (already on campus)
QB Ty Simpson
RB Jamarion Miller
WR Aaron Anderson
WR/ATH Kendrick Law
TE Amari Niblack
TE Elijah Brown
OL Tyler Booker
OL Dayne Shor
DL Jaheim Oatis
DL Khurtiss Perry
LB Jeremiah Alexander
LB Shawn Murphy
LB Jihaad Campbell
DB Tre'Quon Fegans
Summer Enrollees (June arrivals)
Earl Little Jr.