When Jaylen Waddle went down with an ankle injury against Tennessee, Slade Bolden stepped into the starting lineup. Outside of Tuscaloosa, Bolden was not a well known player, but he quickly introduced himself to the college football world.
After having a number of first-round receivers ahead of him, 2021 could be prove to be a breakout season for Xavier Williams. The Hollywood, Florida native came to Alabama as four-star wide receiver, rated as the No. 3 receiver and No. 29 player overall in the class of 2018 according to ESPN.