| Alabama Sports Board|| NFL Combine thread - sarc on 2/19/15 at 10:54 am|
Post updates here.
@ChaseGoodbread: Alabama WR Amari Cooper checks in with 10" hands. Bigger than most of the WRs. Justin Hardy also at 10. Ty Montgomery at 10 1/8....
| Alabama Sports Board|| Wisconsin lost head coach and best player today - sarc on 12/10/14 at 4:44 pm|
Gary Anderson going to Corvalis and Gordon going pro. I'll be interested to see who they hire since we face Wisky in the opener next year.
Also, obligatory Saban to Wisconsin ...
| Alabama Sports Board|| Kiffin raves about Drake in interview - sarc on 12/10/14 at 10:36 am|
i recommend reading the entire interview. He talks about Cooper, media perception, how much CNS does for the university, and more. When asked about the RBs it appears all he wanted to talk about is Drake:
[quote]"The amazing thing is, the most unique of all of them, Kenyan Drake, was injured in t...
| Alabama Sports Board|| Amari Cooper Heisman finalist! - sarc on 12/8/14 at 5:36 pm|
Cooper, Mariota, Gordon
First WR finalist since Larry Fitzgerald in 2003
@_DCReeves: Since Desmond Howard won the Heisman in 1991, only 3 WR’s have been invited to NYC: David Palmer (93), R. Moss (97) and L. Fitzgerald (03)....
| Alabama Sports Board|| TJ passed Trent and Mark - sarc on 12/8/14 at 4:35 pm|
In career rushing over the last couple games
3565 - Shaun Alexander (727 attempts)
3420 - Bobby Humphrey (615 att)
3324 - Kenneth Darby (702 att)
3275 - TJ Yeldon (566 att)
3261 - Mark Ingram (572 att)
3130 - Trent Richardson (540 att)
Also just passed Trent to move into 3rd career rushin...
| Alabama Sports Board|| 6 on AP All-SEC - sarc on 12/8/14 at 1:51 pm|
1st team All-SEC
Cooper offensive POY
| Alabama Sports Board|| Props to TJ - sarc on 11/30/14 at 12:01 pm|
Played a hell of a game despite appearing to still be less than 100%. I thought he showed great vision picking his way through the line. Most importantly, [b]no fumbles[/b]. There were a couple spots where a fumble would've been a back-breaker (type spots where he's fumbled in the past) but he took...
| Alabama Sports Board|| Want proof Bama pays off refs? - sarc on 11/17/14 at 11:14 pm|
Oh wait...[link=(http://www.cfbstats.com/2014/leader/national/team/defense/split01/category14/sort01.html)]Penalty stats[/link]
We're dead last (128 out of 128) in opponent penalty yards per game (31 ypg).
I thought we had all the SEC refs in our back pocket!?!?...
| Alabama Sports Board|| "Why the Steelers passed on CJ Mosley" - sarc on 10/30/14 at 10:45 am|
Found this interesting: [link=(http://www.baltimoreravens.com/news/article-1/Why-The-Steelers-Passed-On-CJ-Mosley/1cf08fa7-674a-47ee-8981-a30bd5896cbb?campaign=bal:fanshare:twitter)]LINK[/link]
[quote]According to Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin, it boils down to Shazier playing at Ohio State. T...
| Alabama Sports Board|| Crimson White addresses price gouging in BDS - sarc on 9/10/14 at 3:11 pm|
A bottle of water costs $4.50 at BDS versus $2 at Jordan Hare. Additionally, BDS doesn't allow fans to bring in empty containers to fill up at water fountains whereas A&M, Kentucky, Mizzou, and Auburn do. BDS also charges for an empty cup.
[quote]The temperature on Saturday at noon, one hour aft...
| Alabama Sports Board|| UF game will be 2:30 CST kick-off - sarc on 9/8/14 at 10:51 am|
@CecilHurt: It is official. Alabama vs Florida at 2:30 pm CT on CBS 9/20.
In two weeks...
| Alabama Sports Board|| Former Bama player, Ozell Powell, killed - sarc on 8/21/14 at 10:21 am|
[quote]Former Alabama defensive lineman Ozell Powell, a regular starter during the mid-1990s, was shot and killed Wednesday in his native Greenville, according to a Greenville Advocate report.
Powell, 40, was found with bullet wounds in his chest and abdomen and was pronounced dead at the L.V. ...
| Alabama Sports Board|| Where will GMAC's place be in Bama football lore? - sarc on 7/17/14 at 3:20 pm|
Watching him at SECMD, I started wondering how much will GMAC be remembered by Bama fans for his role 30 years from now?
Obviously right now he's remembered by everyone as the QB for the '09 NC team. The guy who beat Tebow in the SECCG by hopping down the sideline. But he was immediately followed...
| SEC Rant|| Saban turned down $100M in order to stay at Bama - sarc on 7/16/14 at 2:36 pm|
[quote]According to an advance copy of the book obtained by AL.com, Longhorn boosters were willing to offer Saban a signing bonus worth up to $15 million and a $100 million-plus salary package.[/quote]
[quote]"Texas was dead serious about trying to money-whip Saban," Finebaum and Wojchiechowski wri...
| Alabama Sports Board|| Alabama unveils jersey numbers, measurables for its 2014 signing class - sarc on 7/14/14 at 12:41 pm|
[quote]The entire freshman class is listed even though two members (Bo Scarbrough and Montel McBride) have yet to enroll. We've also listed the players who were enrolled in January.[/quote]
1 - DB Ronnie Clark (6-3, 215)
1 - RB Bo Scarbrough (6-2, 235)
2 - DB Tony Brown (6-0, 198)
6 - DB...
| Alabama Sports Board|| OL Brandon Hill gone - sarc on 7/3/14 at 4:32 pm|
@BrandonHill_RTR: With that being said I have been released from the University of Alabama! I want to thank the coaches for all they support! #RollTide
I was a big proponent of this kid coming out of high school. He went to prep school and then redshirted last year I believe. There were a couple...
| Alabama Sports Board|| Football rotating cross-division opponents announced - sarc on 5/19/14 at 3:19 pm|
@AaronSuttles: The SEC releases that Alabama will play at Georgia in 2015, host UK in 16, @ Vandy in 17, Missouri in 18, @ S. Carolina/19, UGA/20, at UF/21
Here's the list for all teams:
| Alabama Sports Board|| Season opener against USC in '16? - sarc on 5/14/14 at 11:42 am|
@DrewDALIntel: ?????? to open 2016 season vs USC Trojans; Sources say that the game is a done deal; will be announced soon. Game will be played in Dallas #RTR...
| Alabama Sports Board|| Jacob Coker working way to Alabama - sarc on 4/17/14 at 11:29 am|
Add this to the Jacob Coker hype: [link=(http://m.espn.go.com/general/blogs/blogpost?blogname=sec&id=82041&src=desktop)]ESPN article[/link]
I'm Team Coker, but I find it difficult to reconcile articles like this with the underwhelming footage of his play last year. ...
| SEC Rant|| Targeting rule finally getting fixed - sarc on 2/12/14 at 4:43 pm|
@schadjoe: NCAA football rules committee proposes that overturned targeting foul would not still result in 15 yard penalty
Don't know why they couldn't recognize this problem before passing the rule last year...