Is Alabama’s O.J. Howard ready to be a star?

Jan 11, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide tight end O.J. Howard (88) runs after a catch against the Clemson Tigers in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports
Jan 11, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide tight end O.J. Howard (88) runs after a catch against the Clemson Tigers in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

 

O.J. Howard went from secret weapon to star as Alabama won the national title. The tight end is back with the Tide to prove he can be a more complete player with a bigger role in the offense.

 

It’s no shock to Alabama fans the success O.J. Howard had against Clemson in the National Championship game having 5 receptions for 208 yards and 2 touchdowns. The Prattville, Alabama native was highly recruited and had glimpses of his potential success against LSU in 2013 where he had 1 TD reception for 52 yards but outran the entire Tiger defensive backfield to score. Now coming into his senior year Chris Low of ESPN.com asks whether Howard is ready to be the main weapon. Please click the source link below to his story.

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