5 Alabama players land inside On3’s top 100 players for the 2023 college football season
As the clock slowly ticks one day closer at a time toward the start of the college football season, lists continue to drop all over the place.
One such list was dropped earlier on Thursday when On3 released its top 100 players of the 2023 college football season. According to the piece, Charles Powers and Clark Brooks worked together to put together this list in all its glory.
While the list is not as littered as some might expect, Alabama is still very well represented. In total, the Crimson Tide had five players make the top 100 according to On3.
Let’s take a look at who made it and where!
No. 9: Kool-Aid McKinstry
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Kool-Aid is the first defensive back ranked on the list and that perfectly encapsulates what the junior is, the best corner in the country. Kool-Aid consistently clamps down one side of the field and makes it difficult on opposing receivers and quarterbacks to make plays against him.
No. 28: JC Latham
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JC is ranked pretty close to where I would have him. I am a little surprised he wasn’t inside the top 25 but No. 28 isn’t too far away. Latham needs to continue to be more consistent to move up the list.
No. 47: Dallas Turner
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Look, I know that Dallas Turner didn’t put up gaudy numbers in 2022, but I am not sure many Auburn fans could look you straight in the face and tell you he should be this far down the list. Dallas Turner is a top-30 player in college football and I can’t be convinced otherwise.
No. 85: Malik Benson
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I believe if you were to revisit this list post-2023, Malik Benson would be much higher. But given the fact that he has not proved anything at this level, it is more than fair that he simply cracks the top 100.
No. 93: Chris Braswell
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I really like Chris Braswell but I am not sure he has shown enough to land inside the top 100. If On3 needed another player to meet their Alabama quota, they could have simply slipped in one of the most dominating interior offensive linemen, Tyler Booker.
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