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If LaMichael Fanning's football career doesn't pan out, a transition to pro wrestling might not be too far-fetched.
Fanning showed Saturday that he likely has what it takes to turn some heads in the WWE. With Alabama leading Missouri 42-10 in the fourth quarter, Fanning grabbed running back Russell Hansbrough and delivered a brutal back suplex, which drew the ire of the game's commentators and Hansbrough's teammates.
The tackle was something straight out of Monday Night Raw, with Hansbrough crashing down on his head. The play resulted in a 15-year penalty, but the commentators feel as though a suspension should be in order.
While we'll have to wait and see if any supplemental discipline is handed down, Missouri's offensive line wanted to hold court on the gridiron, going right after Fanning on back-to-back downs. Fanning even lost his helmet on the second play, although there's probably some players in the Missouri locker room who wish...
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You could hear he collective heart of the Alabama faithful miss a beat on Saturday after Crimson Tide starting quarteback A.J. McCarron went down with a keee injury in the team's win over Missouri. McCarron managed to return to the field and continue playing in the game. Sunday, Alabama head football coach Nick Saban gave an update on McCcarron's status when he appeared...
The No. 1 ranked Alabama Crimson Tide showed no mercy to the Missouri Tigers during their 42-10 victory on Saturday. The Tide ran around, over, and through the newest members of the Southeastern Conference en route to keeping their undefeated status intact (6-0).There was one play in particular with which showcased Alabama's dominance during the lopsided affair. With the game...
C.J. Mosley probably doesn't have the most memorable defensive play of the game remembered by those who saw Alabama defeat Missouri, 42-14, in Columbia Saturday. That would probably go to one of the defensive backs, Vinnie Sunseri or HaHa Clinton-Dix, who got interceptions off tips. Or maybe defensive lineman LaMichael Fanning for his slam dunk of a Tigers running back.
There were not too many highlights for Mizzou fans to be proud of after their 42-10 loss to the top ranked Alabama Crimson Tide on their home field Saturday afternoon.
One Mizzou player that did have a very good afternoon was punter Trey Barrow.
Besides having one punt attempt blocked by an unattended to Alabama player, Barrow booted the heck out of the ball all afternoon. Barrow...
Alabama saw three more key players go down with injuries this weekend on the road in a rainy Columbia, Mo. But AJ McCarron, Eddie Lacy and Christion Jones are expected to be OK, per head coach Nick Saban.
At his weekly Monday press conference, Alabama head coach Nick Saban gave an injury update, told reporters he was tired of talking about rankings and said he felt bad about not getting the intensity up enough after Saturday's rain delay in Missouri.
Projections for college football rankings beginning week eight: BCS Top Five1. Alabama2. Oregon3. Notre Dame4. Florida*5. Kansas State*Florida is on the bubble to be ranked third in the BCS.USA Today Coaches Top Five1. Alabama2. Oregon3. Notre Dame4. Kansas State5. Florida**Florida is on the bubble to be ranked fourth in the Coaches Poll.AP Poll Top Five1. Alabama2. Oregon3. Florida4...
Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron's response to today's report that he tore his meniscus against Missouri last weekend? "Rumors are rumors...I feel good. Ready to go."
Whether Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron has a slightly torn meniscus or not, he practiced Tuesday and was not limited in any way. However, he was clearly limping in between drills.
According to the Columbia Tribune, Nick Saban was none too pleased when Alabama defensive lineman LaMichael Fanning suplexed Missouri’s tailback Russell Hansbrough. The article goes on to explain how a simple apology of words wasn’t enough all courtesy of Missouri head coach Gary Pinkel’s latest press conference:
Alabama Coach Nick Saban called Pinkel on Sunday to apologize...
The BCS Standings first were implemented in 1998, and while they carry much controversy, they play a large part in which two teams play for the BCS Championship. With the release of the first BCS Rankings in 2012, history is on the side of the Alabama Crimson Tide and Florida Gators, who are ranked No. 1 and No. 2 in the first poll that was revealed last night.
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#1 Alabama If the "Crimson Tide" hadn't of started at #2 in the nation, they would not be the BCS's #1 team in the country. Who have they played? Michigan is the best team that Alabama has played this season, but I'm still trying to find them in the BCS top 25. The combined record for Bama's opposing teams is 20-19. The defense is good, but what offenses...
The SEC office announced today that Alabama defensive end LaMichael Fanning will not be suspended for his suplex of Missouri running back Russell Hansbrough, as seen below.
The conference office gave an official statement that explained it as Alabama, you see. Here now with commentary on the suplex is none other than The Nature Boy, Ric Flair.