With Waddle out, Alabama's future star receiver has an opportunity to shine

Tony Tsoukalas, Alabama team writer
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With Waddle out, Alabama's future star receiver has an opportunity to shine
With Waddle out, Alabama's future star receiver has an opportunity to shine

Earlier this week, Alabama safety Jordan Battle turned heads when he compared Javon Baker to the Crimson Tide’s all-time leading receiver, Amari Cooper. Meanwhile, back home in Georgia, the freshman receiver’s trainer says he sees a mix of Odell Beckham Jr. and Calvin Ridley. Baker made his Alabama debut against Tennessee, coming on for a pair of snaps at receiver while also serving on the punt return team.