34  Dale Trimble
Dale Trimble


Gadsden, Ala.

High School:
Gadsden City

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 160



Demonstrated the potential to be an outstanding cover corner during his redshirt season ... Does a good job with press coverage ... Shown a good attitude in practice, earning Scout Team Player of the Week four times last season.

2010 (Freshman): Redshirt season ... Scout Team Player of the Week four times, twice each for defense and special forces.

High School: One of the nation's top-20 cornerbacks as evaluated by ... Combines good speed with excellent ball skills ... Helped lead Gadsden City HS to the semifinals of the highly competitive Alabama Class 6A ranks, the largest classification in the state ... Amassed 87 tackles, three interceptions and 11 pass breakups ... Named to the Gadsden Times all-area team as a junior and senior ... Most Valuable Player of the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Game following his senior season ... Returned an interception 36 yards for a touchdown and had two pass breakups ... Part of a defensive unit that limited Mississippi to 44 total yards in a 21-13 Alabama victory ... "Trimble was probably the second-biggest surprise on the Alabama squad (with) excellent height, speed, change of direction and ball skills," wrote recruiting analyst Barry Every ... Made 48 tackles with six interceptions his junior year ... Honorable-mention all-state for his junior campaign and named the team's top newcomer ... Coached by Joe Billingsley ... "Dale is very good technically, fundamentally sound," said Ali Smith, Gadsden City defensive coordinator. "He has good ball skills and a long reach, which he uses well. He's also a student of the game." ... Also played basketball ... Honor-roll student.

Personal: Born in Gadsden, Ala. ... Son of Jamar Hogg and Kimberly Hogg ... Currently enrolled in undergraduate studies.

Dale says ... When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: Carnell Williams ... I couldn't live without my: pen and pad ... The one thing I like most about football is: winning ... What I like about my position coach, Steve Brown is: he's straight up with you ... If I weren't playing football, I would be: rapping.

2015 National Signing Day Commonwealth Stadium