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Stephen Roberts

6A football in the state of Alabama was dominated, once again, by Hoover (Ala.) High in 2012 as the Bucs cruised to another state title. But the team they beat twice en route, Opelika (Ala.), has some talented underclassmen and one of them was offered by Nick Saban over the weekend.

Among several prospects invited to Tuscaloosa for a big Junior Day Saturday was what was thought to be a bit of an unknown junior from Opelika (Ala.) High. A versatile player in helping lead the his team to the state title game, Stephen Roberts created some buzz in the 6A playoffs. It all seemed to pay off once the defending national champs extended a scholarship offer out to the 6-foot, 18... Recommended Stories