SEC commits shine in UA Game

The SEC, and Alabama in particular, had a good night at the Under Armour All-America Game. ESPN Recruiting's Corey Long has the story.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- At times it looked like a celebration of Alabama football and by the fourth quarter it was appropriate that “Sweet Home Alabama” was the tune of the night.

From Amari Cooper's 75-yard touchdown reception in the first quarter to the announcement of Geismar, La., five-star safety Landon Collins in the fourth quarter, Thursday night was all about the Crimson Tide.

“This is why I committed to Alabama,” Cooper said. “I wanted to play with great players and win championships. The guys we have in this game are going to be part of that next group of superstars to play at Alabama.”

Cooper, who at times can be as quiet as a calm wind, has come up big all season when the lights were on. The 6-foot-1, 180-pound four-star prospect from Northwestern High in Miami added a 93-yard punt return for a touchdown in the White team's 49-16 win over the Black team and quickly gained a fan base from his future teammates.

Read Corey's full story here.