Caleb Downs is the recipient of the Shaun Alexander award.



Caleb Downs, a freshman player for the Alabama Football team, has had an outstanding season, being awarded the Shaun Alexander Freshman Football Player of the Year award by the Maxwell Football Club. This makes him the second player from Alabama to win the award, with Will Anderson Jr winning it in 2020.

Downs’ impressive freshman year has been marked by numerous honors and accolades, including the SEC Newcomer of the Year award, SEC Freshman of the Year Award, and two SEC Freshman of the Week titles. He has also received First Team all-SEC honors.

Leading the Alabama Football team with 99 total tackles and 64 solo tackles, Downs has proven himself as a valuable asset. He has also recorded two interceptions, a forced fumble, and even returned a punt for a touchdown. His ability to start on a talented Alabama team as a true freshman is a testament to his skill and dedication to his sport.

The team has also seen significant contributions from other true freshmen, such as Kadyn Proctor. With a strong signing class, there are high expectations for upcoming freshman players who may also have a significant impact on the team.

Overall, Downs’ exceptional performance has set a high standard for the team’s freshmen. With a commitment to recruiting top-tier talent, the Alabama Football team is poised to continue producing strong freshman seasons for players in the future.

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