Alabama linebacker Nico Johnson to play in Senior Bowl
Alabama linebacker Nico Johnson is coming to the Senior Bowl, the all-star game confirmed via Twitter on Wednesday afternoon.
The Tide graduates some senior standouts this year, most of which are of interest to NFL scouts and most of which are likely to get invites to the Senior Bowl.The former Andalusia High School star is the Crimson Tide's third-leading tackler this season heading into its meeting with Notre Dame in the BCS national championship game on Jan. 7.Johnson is the first Alabama player confirmed for the 2013 game. He is not expected to be the last.
What a lot of college football fans don't get about the Senior Bowl invitees is that the NFL drives who gets to show their skills to the scouts.