How does the Alabama Football team replace Wide Receiver production in 2024

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Where the possible impact players will come from is this year's signing class. The Alabama Football team signed three super-talented wide receivers Rico Scott, Amari Jefferson, and Aeryn Hampton with a chance of landing a fourth if Kalen DeBoer can bring Ryan Williams back to the class.

Scott is ranked as the 42nd-ranked wide receiver in the class with a comparison from 247Sports to former Alabama Football receiver John Metchie. Amari Jefferson is one of the top athletes in the country, planning to play both football and baseball for the Tide. Jefferson possesses big play ability that will certainly garner playing time whether it's on screens or deep passes. Aeryn Hampton is a really interesting player for the Alabama Football team in 2024. Flipping to the Tide on early signing day, Hampton was heavily recruited as a safety but will play wide receiver at Alabama. Nick Saban spoke highly of Hampton after flipping him on signing day:

"Bubba is kind of a dog man. He is one of those guys that's a great competitor, makes a lot of plays, whatever he plays on offense, wherever he plays on the field."

Nick Saban

The final option for the Alabama Football team will be adding experienced, talented receivers through the transfer portal. DeBoer and Washington landed former California Wide Receiver Jeremiah Hunter through the transfer portal, making him a potential candidate with a thirty-day transfer window opening for former Washington Huskies. A top-tier talent at wide receiver may be available with Jedd Fisch taking the Washington job in Arizona receiver Tetairoa McMillan, who had 90 catches for 1,402 yards and 10 touchdowns in 2023.

Alabama Football: What does the receiver rotation look like in 2024

The top receiver with somewhat of a solidified role in 2024 is Kobe Prentice, as he has the most experience of the group while also possessing top-tier talent. After that, the room becomes murky when trying to predict who plays the most.

Jalen Hale will likely become the WR2 behind Prentice with more of a traditional receiver build, compared to Kendrick Law who was mostly used in a gadget role. Law will likely be the third receiver in targets but, he may get out-snapped by a newcomer, whether it's a transfer or a freshman with a more traditional build unless DeBoer chooses to deploy Law in the slot.

The receiver room will be one of, if not the most, interesting position groups to watch heading into 2024.