Wide Receiver's to Emerge in the SEC in 2024

Spring games have mostly concluded, and all teams are well into their spring practices at this point. Throughout the off season, we have picked up tea leaves from coaches and seen highlights of players in practice that can lead us to speculate who may emerge at the wide receiver position in the SEC for 2024. In this article, I predict who I think may emerge at the position based on information I have gleaned and highlights I have seen.
Georgia wide receiver Anthony Evans III (17) runs a drill during spring practice in Athens, Ga., on
Georgia wide receiver Anthony Evans III (17) runs a drill during spring practice in Athens, Ga., on / Joshua L. Jones / USA TODAY NETWORK
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Kobe Prentice (Alabama)

Prentice heads into his third season in Tuscaloosa for the Crimson Tide. The former Nick Saban recruit seems to have found his footing based on his spring game performance, and talk out of spring practice.

In recent press conference, wide receiver JaMarcus Shepard stated, “If I could tell ya’ll what he’s gonna do…I would tell ya’ll that young man has led the room.”

The comments and performance that we have seen from Prentice seem to be a great combination for the Crimson Tide. Watch for Prentice to emerge alongside receiver Germie Bernard as primary options for quarterback Jalen Milroe in 2024.

Germie Bernard (Alabama)

Germie Bernard is a name that may have not been too familiar to Crimson Tide fans before the spring game this past Saturday as Bernard is in his first season in Tuscaloosa following new head coach Kalen DeBoer over from Washington as a transfer.

During his time with the Huskies in 2023, Bernard caught 34 passes for 419 yards and two touchdowns. These were decent numbers for Bernard considering he was fourth amongst wide receivers in catches on the team.

Like his fellow receiver Kobe Prentice, Bernard showed a lot of promise in Alabama’s spring game this past Saturday as well, connecting with quarterback Jalen Milroe on three passes for 122 yards.

Ryan Williams (Alabama)

Williams re-classified to the class of 2024 and will be joining the Crimson Tide this summer after graduation. Williams starred on the 6A state power Saraland High School that made it to the state final this past season.

Before reclassifying, Williams was the number one recruit nationally for the class of 2025. After reclassifying, On3 still has Williams listed as the number five prospect nationally and the number three wide receiver.

Despite a somewhat crowded wide receiver room with Kendrick Law, Germie Bernard and Kobe Prentice who are all primed to emerge for the Tide in 2024, it will be hard for the Tide to keep Williams off the field.

Watch for a big season from him in 2024.