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Two Alabama players, linebacker C.J. Mosley and wide receiver Christion Jones, defended the Crimson Tide football program Wednesday after a Yahoo! Sports report accused former teammate D.J. Fluker of receiving improper benefits. Both denied having any knowledge of the allegations.
Mosley defended the program, pointing out that Alabama talks to players and their families about issues involving contact with agents.
"That's upsetting to hear, but that was a different day," Mosley said.
"That's what happened in the past and the coaches do a great job of
informing us and our parents about agents and things like that. So I'm
pretty sure that won't be happening again."
Jones repeated Mosley's comments regarding Alabama's compliance department.
"I don't really get involved with that," Jones said. "Our compliance
does a great job teaching us about all those things and staying away
from agents and stuf...
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On Wednesday, Yahoo Sports published a story alleging that former Alabama offensive lineman DJ Fluker, along with four other former and current SEC players, received impermissible benefits prior to completing their college careers.
That's important because it could call into question Alabama's 2011 and 2012 national titles, of which Fluker was a part. The story also happened...
Nick Saban's face turned red. His voice grew loud, into a bullying yell:
"I made a statement,'' he said. "DON'T ASK ME ABOUT THAT AGAIN.''
Saban took a non-story that nobody on earth was ever going to care about, especially during Texas A&M week -- something about a Yahoo! Sports report on a former player getting impermissible benefits and...
Four former and one current SEC player have all been discovered to have accepted payment from a "concierge" while still in school.
Alabama head football coach Nick Saban walked out of a Wednesday press conference after the multiple questions from the media regarding allegations made in an investigation by Yahoo! Sports that former Alabama offensive tackle D.J. Fluker had taken improper benefits while in school. He eventually walked out.
Here's video of the press conference, via The Crimson White.
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Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban stormed out of his press conference on Wednesday when he fielded three questions in a row about the story/allegations against DJ Fluker and four other SEC players. The story says that the five players received improper benefits and Saban figured that he wouldn’t have to answer any questions about it after he gave a blanket statement...
A.J. McCarron, Johnny Manziel, and girls not named either Katherine Webb or Sarah Savage.
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The next time a coach accuses the media of hype, consider this sentence from Alabama Coach Nick Saban during Wednesday’s Southeastern Conference teleconference: “Texas A&M has an outstanding team, one of the best offensive teams probably in college football, maybe in the history of college football in term’s of their quarterback’s ability to make plays and the great job...
Nick Saban gives the cold shoulder to the press after they focused on grilling him about Yahoo’s allegations that former offensive linemen stud DJ Fluker was funneling cash into the Alabama program. Sure Nick Saban is one smug bastard, but these idiots couldn’t ask one question about the biggest game of the season thus far. We are just days away from a Johnny Football v Crimson...
When asked about Texas A&M, Alabama coach Nick Saban stated that the Aggies' offense could be one of the best in college football history.
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During Barkley's appearance on...
Alabama allegations have surfaced. Just days before the Crimson Tide takes on Texas A&Manziel in the most hyped college football game of the season.
Five SEC football players, including former Tide All-American D.J. Fluker, allegedly received impermissible benefits prior to completing their collegiate careers.
According to a Yahoo! Sports report, former Alabama defensive end...
Five SEC players from three SEC schools accepted impermissible benefits, Yahoo! Sports reported Wednesday.
The players named in Yahoo!'s report are D.J. Fluker of Alabama, Tyler Bray and Maurice Couch of Tennessee and Mississippi State's Fletcher Cox and Chad Bumphis. Couch is a starter at Tennessee this season, but the rest have moved on to professional careers.