The Alabama X-Factor: A Look at Javier Arenas

Posted by jonathan fravel on December-4-2009 Add Comments

Incredible versatility. Those two words best describe the Alabama senior Javier Arenas.

The value of this player to the Alabama team cannot be measured. His skill at the cornerback position, his speed, quickness, and agility as a return specialist elicit fear and trepidation in any opponent. He is a complete player.

Mike Shula once commented that he had met Javier as a young high school player while he worked for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

"Javier would hang out at the practice facility to see what it was like to be a professional athlete. He was a gym rat."

Javier Arenas was recruited out of Robinson High School in Tampa, Florida by Dave Ungerer. Arenas was so excited to get the offer on the week before his of...

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