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Knee braces for linemen?

NFL coaches like Chan Gailey and Bill Parcels have instituted knee-brace policies in an effort to protect linemen. Read more about the linemen and knee injuries in the story embedded below. Powered by Mochila

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Jackson a frontrunner to start with Texans

Former Alabama Crimson Tide defensive star is in the running to start for the Houston Texans. This AP story gives a picture of the young football player, “The 5-foot-10 Jackson said his transition to the pros has been eased because of the Texans’ defensive scheme resembles what the Crimson Tide run under Nick Saban, a […]

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Falcons open camp; John Parker Wilson #3 QB

According to this AP report, the Atlanta Falcons have opened camp, and former Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback John Parker Wilson is the number three quarterback. Read the entire report on the Falcons’ camp below. Powered by Mochila

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Alabama’s Rolando McClain inks deal with Raiders

Former Alabama Crimson Tide football star Rolando McClain signed a deal with the Oakland Raiders. The AP has the details, “The Raiders got the deal done with their starting middle linebacker before taking the field for their first training camp practice on Thursday morning. It was not immediately known if McClain would make it to […]

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Chiefs sign Alabama’s Javier Arenas

Former Alabama Crimson Tide football player Javier Arenas signed a contract with the Kansas City Chiefs. Other former SEC football players drafted by the Chiefs include Ole Miss Rebels’ Dexter McCluster and Tennessee’s Eric Berry. From the AP, “The Chiefs have signed both of their second-round draft picks, wide receiver Dexter McCluster and defensive back […]

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WHEW! Cody passes conditioning test for Ravens

Former Alabama Crimson Tide football player Terrence Cody was cleared to practice with his new team the Baltimore Ravens. The story from the AP: Cody conquered the drill on Wednesday morning at 7 a.m. and was removed from the Physically Unable to Perform list before participating in his first NFL training camp practice. Along the […]

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Former Alabama player flunks conditioning test

Former Alabama Crimson Tide football player Terrence Cody was placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list by the Baltimore Ravens as training camp practice begins. From the AP: Baltimore Ravens second-round draft pick Terrence Cody failed his conditioning test Tuesday and was not permitted to participate in the team’s first training camp practice. The […]

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Nelson and Rutledge Highlight UA’s Draft Picks

This just arrived from UA Media Relations. I thought it would be enjoyed not only by baseball fans, but everyone who appreciates athletes who earn a shot at the next level. TUSCALOOSA – Junior right-handed pitcher Jimmy Nelson and junior shortstop Josh Rutledge highlighted Alabama’s 2010 Major League Draft picks in day two of the […]

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Alabama’s Kareem Jackson jumps into starting role

Former Alabama Crimson Tide football player Kareem Jackson has turned heads in workouts for the Houston Texans. From the Associated Press, “He’s been very impressive. He jumps in there like he belongs. We’ve got a long way to go, but I like his size,” Kubiak said of Jackson, who is the same height as Robinson […]

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Saban, Jackson & McClain speak about NFL Draft

Kareem Jackson & Nick Saban Quotes on Jackson Being Drafted by Houston Alabama Crimson Tide cornerback Kareem Jackson on going to the Houston Texans: “I am very excited to be a Houston Texan. They kind of threw me for a loop because I had not heard from them since I met with them at the […]

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Recap: NFL Draft

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AP: Texans draft Alabama CB Jackson

From the AP: The Houston Texans need a cornerback to start immediately. Alabama’s Kareem Jackson is ready for that challenge. The Texans selected Jackson with the 20th overall pick in the NFL draft Thursday night and said they plan to plug him right in on the right side of their defense. “He played for Nick […]

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Alabama’s Kareem Jackson drafted 20th

The Houston Texans selected Alabama Crimson Tide cornerback Kareem Jackson with the 20th selection in the 2010 NFL Draft Thursday evening. According to Yahoo.com’s draft analysis, “The Texans needed to find a cornerback to replace Dunta Robinson and Jackson fills the void. However, I don’t know how you can go with Jackson over a guy […]

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Alabama’s Rolando McClain drafted 8th

File photo: Rolando McClain with Dick Butkus. The Oakland Raiders picked Alabama Crimson Tide junior linebacker Rolando McClain with the 8th overall selection in the 2010 NFL draft Thursday night in New York City. According to Yahoo.com‘s running draft analysis, “The Raiders get a new cog for the middle of the defense. McClain is a […]

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‘McClain is the consensus top linebacker available’

From the Boston Globe: As for inside linebackers, Alabama’s Rolando McClain is at the head of the class. He ended his junior season with 105 tackles and four sacks and earned the Butkus Award in helping to lead the Crimson Tide to a national championship. McClain is the consensus top linebacker available. At the NFL […]

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Report: DeMeco Ryans stays with Texans

According to the AP, former Alabama Crimson Tide star linebacker and 2006 AP NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year will stay with the Houston Texans. According to the AP, “The 25-year-old Bessemer, Ala., native told The Houston Chronicle the new deal was ‘unbelievable’ and he was ‘so appreciative.’” Read the rest of the AP report […]

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