Amari Cooper Says He ‘Learned To Play Hurt’ Under Nick Saban At Alabama
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Dallas Cowboys star WR Amari Cooper is dealing with a rib injury heading into Week 3 game against the L.A. Chargers. When talking to the media this week he revealed Cooper revealed he learned to play hurt while at Alabama...
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If you’re hurt, you should play. If you’re injured and can’t play near your potential and/or it won’t heal if you do play through it. Well, that’s when you should sit.
Reply29 days
“I took myself out of the game and they put someone else in my place!”
Reply29 days
thats football. most guys are hurting by midseason. some can play with it, some cant
Reply29 days
yep cooper is the only american who has to go to work hurt.
Reply30 days
That works at Alabama. Saban just tells them the next 5 star is ready to go and they may have a spot when they are healthy.
Reply30 days
Make sure all the recruits see that
Reply30 days
Yes make sure recruits know they could go in to play at any time, even for the best upperclassmen.
30 days
Sounds like Saban was doing the right thing sitting a hurt player and letting someone else step up to fill the gap. If Cooper decides to play bc he don't wanna give up playing time to someone else, then that's on him, not Saban
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