Actress Melissa Joan Hart is best known for starring in Clarissa Explains It All and Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, but she is starting to gain attention as a superfan of Alabama football.

Hart is a New Yorker, but she married an Alabama native and quickly got into the spirit of Roll Tide. She has become such an enthusiast that she has started following Alabama recruits on Twitter.

AL.com sportswriter John Talty writes:

She follows at least 10 Alabama recruits on Twitter, plus many former and current Alabama football players and coaches.

It should also be noted she recently began following esteemed AL.com staffers Matt Scalici, Andrew Gribble and yours truly.


Here is a clip from the SEC Network's The Stars Are Aligned documentary in which Hart explains how she became a fan:

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