Alabama Crimson Tide
As a Recruit
Earl Little Jr.’s father, Earl Little, is a Miami alum, playing for the school in the 1990s before embarking on a nine-year NFL career with the New Orleans Saints, Cleveland Browns, Green Bay Packers. His mother, Jessie Little, went to school at Florida International University. Along with success in football, Little is a star on the track, running the 400 meter, 800 meter and 300 meter hurdles for his high school squad. Little is coached in high school by NFL legend Patrick Surtain. Surtain spent 11 seasons in the NFL with the Miami Dolphins and Kansas City Chiefs. Surtain was a three-time Pro Bowl player during his NFL career. Little lists his hobbies as working out and playing video games.