Bo Jackson’s nephew, Shedrick Jackson, newly offered by Auburn: ‘I just want to go out there and be better than he was’

Welcome to SEC Country’s daily Auburn football recruiting notebook with Auburn recruiting beat writer Benjamin Wolk. Today, we chat with Shedrick Jackson, the nephew of Bo Jackson, who picked up an Auburn offer last week but is no guarantee to choose the Tigers. HOOVER, Ala. — When Shedrick Jackson picked up his phone last week, he had two important callers on the other line...
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7 days ago

Bo Jackson’s nephew says it would be a ‘tough decision’ for him if Alabama offered and more

Welcome to SEC Country’s daily Roll Tide-ings, a rundown of everything happening in Alabama Crimson Tide recruiting with Chris Kirschner. Today, we discuss the latest with Hoover wide receiver Shedrick Jackson, a new quarterback offer and more.  Jackson hoping to hear from Alabama HOOVER, Ala. — Shedrick Jackson was offered by Auburn on Thursday, and it certainly was a...
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7 days ago

Three Up, Three Down: Bad teams get off to good starts

Welcome to the very first edition of "Three Up, Three Down" – your weekly catchup of the three best highlights (and lowlights) from around the league. We're here for all of the cheers and the jeers, because it's baseball. You can't have a winner without someone losing along the way.If your team is in the "Up" section, then rejoice! If you're team is in the "Down" section, just...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Leonard Fournette posts exceptionally fast 40-time for his size

Leonard Fournette appears to be the full package as a running back. And much like Christian McCaffrey, he was very impressive at the NFL Combine on Friday.Fournette posted a 4.51 40-time at the scouting event. On the surface, that might not “wow” you, but when you place it into context, you see how impressive it is.Fournette is much bigger than your average back, which makes...
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March 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Top five takeaways from Friday at the 2017 NFL Combine

Running backs, offensive linemen and special teams players hit the field Friday at Lucas Oil Stadium to get the on-field work at the 2017 NFL Combine kicked off.For the most part, the excitement factor was minimal until the running backs got their turn to shine. But one offensive lineman you may not have heard of is really starting to make some noise.Though the drills at the combine...
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March 03, 2017  |  Discuss

NFL draft expert compares Leonard Fournette to Bo Jackson and Eric Dickerson

Former LSU standout Leonard Fournette could be one of the highest draft picks for a running back in recent history. The talented ball carrier is expected to go somewhere in the top 10 in the upcoming 2017 NFL Draft, potentially even in the top five.It’s Fournette’s combination of speed and power that has experts around the football world amazed. It will also likely lead to his...
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February 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Bo Jackson gets worried watching Cam Newton take hits

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was at the center of plenty of critical plays involving blows to the head, questionable officiating and more during the 2016 season. Watching from afar, the concerns for Newton’s health hit home for another former Auburn Heisman Trophy winner, Bo Jackson. Jackson created a stir last fall when he said in late September he would probably...
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January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

White Sox pay homage to Bo Jackson’s bat-breaking skills with bobblehead

Bo Jackson played just two seasons for the Chicago White Sox, but as of Thursday the famed two-sport star has his first ever bobblehead doll in the Second City and it is epic to say the least. While football fans may remember Jackson for his insane speed as a running back, baseball fans know him as a man of incredible strength and a whole lot of frustration at the plate. That frustration...
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July 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Bo Jackson Signs Young Auburn Fan’s Hat, Plays Prank On Him

Auburn legend Bo Jackson was part of today’s Regions Tradition celebrity Pro-Am golf tournament, and it looks like he found the time to make a young Tigers fan’s day. In the below video, shot by, Jackson jokingly takes money from the young fan after autographing his hat. Jackson later returns the money to the boy’s father after joking that he’s going to buy a steak...
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May 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Bo Jackson Nails 331-Yard Drive at Charity Event

Bo Jackson is one of the greatest athletes of all time. The former NFL star, MLB star and Auburn Tigers standout recently reminded us that he can do it all at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge — a charity golf event which was won by Georgia Tech. During the tournament, Bo Jackson wowed the crowd with his performance in the long-drive champion which he won by a whopping 13...
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April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

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