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Mark Ingram to Trent Richardson to Eddie Lacy to Derrick Henry. The very recent tradition of superlative Alabama Crimson Tide running backs continues with the kid who broke the all time high school rushing record.
Henry ran for 482 yards on Friday night against Perry (Fla.) Taylor County to bring his career total up to 11,612 yards.
He broke the record of somebody you’ve never heard of. Next year Henry brings his talents to Tuscaloosa.
From the Inquisitr
Henry broke the longstanding HS rushing record with a spectacular game. ESPN reports that Henry carried the ball 58 times for 482 yards and six touchdowns on Friday night. He now has 148 career touch downs, 6th on the all-time list.
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Alabama Crimson Tide football fans celebrated Saturday night after Kansas State and Oregon both suffered upset losses, putting Alabama back in prime position for the BCS national championship game.
To get a feel for what the scenes were like, one Crimson Tide fan compiled some fan reaction videos together into one Youtube post.
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No. 4 Alabama 49, Western Carolina 0
Hope you're happy, Coach Sumlin: This game was over before it began. One of the many FCS Sothern Conference teams the SEC will square off with Saturday, the Crimson Tide got back on track after its upset at the hands of Texas A&M, taking out the Catamounts, 49-0. It was Nick Saban's defense's third shutout of the season, the first...
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Another day at the office for Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron and the Crimson Tide football team as they subdued the outmanned Catamounts of Western Carolina 49-0 at Bryant-Denny Stadium on a beautiful, bright sunny day in Tuscaloosa. Scoring touchdowns was never in doubt against the now 1-10 (0-8 SoCon) Southern Conference Football Championship Subdivision school.
Yulee (Fla.) High School running back Derrick Henry entered Friday evening needing just 102 rushing yards to pass Ken Hall for the national career-rushing yards record. Not only did Henry smash that mark with 482 yards on the ground off of a whopping 58 carries, but he also scored six touchdowns as well. He now has 11,612 yards and 148 TDs in his illustrious prep career.Henry, a...
Alabama has a chance to make it to the SEC and national title games, but one thing stands in the Crimson Tide's way--instate rival Auburn.
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QUICK HITS: After two tough weeks in a row (LSU, Texas A&M), the fourth-ranked Crimson Tide got some active recovery this weekend by shutting out the Catamounts.
Each week the Alabama coaching staff selects players of the week from the previous game. The Crimson Tide had a relatively easy time of it last Saturday with a 49-0 win over Western Carolina and starters did not get a lot of playing time. The Bama coaches took note of the men in the trenches for most of the honors.
Alabama’s offense scored the first six times it got the football and the defense also contributed a touchdown; and even with the game shortened by running the clock after incomplete passes in the second half and Bama playing back-ups more than half the game, the Crimson Tide had an easy time of it Saturday.
Alabama’s 49-0 win over Western Carolina was the Crimson Tide’s 10th victory of the season. It is the 32nd season in Bama football history in which 10 or more victories have been recorded, second best in history to Oklahoma, which has 33 not including this season.
Alabama junior guard Trevor Releford had been a mystery non-starter through the first three games of the season. He got his first start of the year in the finals of the 2K Sports Classic benefiting Wounded Warriors Project in Madison Square Garden in New York Friday night and responded with an MVP performance in leading Bama to the tournament championship.
Eddie Lacy rushed for three first-half touchdowns, AJ McCarron set Alabama's single-season record for passing TDs and the fourth-ranked Crimson Tide routed Western Carolina 49-0 on Saturday.
Alabama (10-1) rebounded from a loss to No. 9 Texas A&M by building a 42-0 halftime lead against the Catamounts (1-10), a Football Championship Subdivision team with two wins in as many...