Found July 22, 2013 on The Sports Bank:
At SEC Media Day, Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel initially said that A.J. McCarron did not wake him up on the Saturday morning at the Manning Camp that led to Manziel’s being dismissed. Manziel and AJ McCarron were roommates in Louisiana that fateful weekend. That’s why Manziel missed the meeting that got him kicked out of the Manning Passing Camp. There are many holes in the story on Manziel, he appears to be lying. But what about AJ McCarron? Does his story cover for Manziel? Or give away the fact that the Heisman trophy winner lied. When asked about the incident at SEC Media Days the Alabama quarterback with the famous girlfriend gave us some bromides and vague comments. I can’t answer on Johnny Manziel’s part. My name is A.J. Everything that has to do with him, he’s his own man. I’m not going to speak on another man’s business. That’s how I was raised. If it don’t have nothing to do with you, don’t speak on it. I know how I handle myself out in public, how I carry mys...

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Take a full tour of Alabama’s $100 million locker room

The University of Alabama is far and away the most dominant college football program in America right now, and that dominance is no longer just limited to their play on the field. The Crimson Tide just completed a brand new, $100 million locker room that includes some awesome amenities – including a players lounge complete with recreational and arcade games. The new facility even...

The Fallout: Johnny Manziel, Nick Saban and Bret Bielema, C.J. Mosley, and more.

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Projected Preseason AP Top 10: Alabama & Ohio State lock for top two spots

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SEC Media Days recap

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Tour Bama's new football facility, it's as awesome as you'd imagine

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