Miller Forristall Leads More Experienced Tight End Room for Alabama in 2020

Elwanda Tulloch

Like everyone else in the University of Alabama football program, tight end Miller Forristall is prepping for a season full of unknowns, but the redshirt senior is certainly taking advantage of his final year at the Capstone, and enjoying every moment along the way.

“No one’s senior year has ever been like this,” Forristall said during his media availability via Zoom on Tuesday afternoon. “Not Coach [Nick Saban], definitely not us, I’ve been alive for 22 years. There’s people who have been alive a lot longer than I have and haven’t seen anything like this. This has been nothing like [I envisioned]. I mean no spring ball. No class. We’re at home all this time. We’re in Zoom meetings. 

“I think you can kind of applaud our coaches and the university for how they’ve handled this, with so much uncertainly. Whether it be: are we going to play, what we’re

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Fantasy Football 2020: Sleeper Tight Ends to Target in Drafts | Bleacher Report

Elwanda Tulloch

New York Jets tight end Chris Herndon models the team's new NFL football uniforms, Thursday, April 4, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

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In the world of fantasy football, running backs, quarterbacks and wide receivers make up the foundation of most successful teams. However, a stud tight end can turn a solid squad into a championship one, which is why players like Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce (1,229 receiving yards in 2019) are regularly drafted in the first few rounds.

Sleepers can be uncovered at the position, though a tight end’s rise in production isn’t always as dramatic as it might be at another position.

Darren Waller of the Raiders emerged from relative obscurity last year to 1,145 yards and three touchdowns, but such an explosion is rare for a tight end. More often, a sleeper tight end proves to be starting-caliber in fantasy and little more.

Mike Gesicki of the Miami Dolphins, who had 570 yards and five touchdowns last season after having 202 yards and no

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