How Alabama and Ohio State are restocking for 2021 through recruiting

Saban praises team after CFP win (1:35)

Nick Saban is effusive in praising the Crimson Tide for their perseverance throughout the season and their championship-winning performance. (1:35)

A college football season full of unique challenges and circumstances because of the COVID-19 pandemic ended with a convincing Alabama victory over Ohio State in the national championship game.

Both programs are giant forces on the recruiting trail right now, which led to a much-anticipated showdown featuring multiple former ESPN 300 prospects and more than a dozen future NFL draft picks.

With the 2020 season now in the books, both teams will turn their attention to the future, which will include having to replace important players and turning to recruiting to help do so. As Alabama seeks to defend its title and Ohio State eyes another shot at the championship, here's a look at how each is restocking its roster for 2021.