Sometimes life doesn’t go as planned. Alvin Kamara was supposed to be at Alabama this spring, battling Derrick Henry and Kenyan Drake for carries. But that didn’t work out. Instead, he’s competing for a spot at Tennessee, one of the Crimson Tide’s biggest rivals. And by the looks of it, he’s a name that Alabama and the other SEC schools should know well by next fall.
Kamara has drawn rave reviews from his coaches and teammates alike this spring, especially when it comes to his speed.
“He’s fast, man,” Vols linebacker Jalen Reeves-Maybin said. “He had a couple of plays [at practice] where I know I couldn’t get to him. He’s fast, and he works at it, and he’s dedicated. I feel like he’s gonna help the offense out a lot.”
Tennessee still has its No. 1 running back Jalen Hurd on campus, but a one-two punch of Hurd and Kamara could prove dangerous in the SEC next season.
You can read more about Kamara in Wes Rucker’s story for the Knoxville News Sentinel.