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Alabama Football: predicting NFL draft round of departing players

Alabama football sends multiple players to the NFL every year. With so many players leaving the program each year, here is my early look at the players who are likely to leave and in which round they might be drafted. First Round Amari Cooper is a sure thing for a first round pick in this year’s draft. Showing great route running, hands, and great speed, Cooper set himself apart...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL scouts not in love with Amari Cooper?

In an era where top-shelf wide receivers are valued way more highly than star running backs, Alabama’s Amari Cooper seems like the perfect NFL prospect. Apparently what you see isn’t always what you get. According to a report from, NFL scouts are not exactly in love with Cooper. In fact, many of them believe...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Amari Cooper Took A Picture With Former Alabama RB Mark Ingram’s Heisman Portrait

Few, if any, college football programs are as prestigious as Alabama, but amazingly the school did not have a Heisman winner until 2009, when running back Mark Ingram took home the award. Tonight, Alabama will look to add another Heisman winner to its name tonight, with wide receiver Amari Cooper heading to New York as a finalist for the sport’s most coveted award.  Cooper is...
Via College Spun
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Amari Cooper On Using Single Coverage To Stop Him: “I Wouldn’t”

Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper put together one of the greatest seasons of all-time in 2014. The Crimson Tide junior had 115 catches for 1,656 yards and 14 touchdowns, all while Alabama posted a 12-1 record and earned the No. 1 seed in the inaugural College Football Playoff. In short, he’s a matchup nightmare for every team in the nation. During the season, despite his prowess...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Heisman Trophy finalists revealed with prediction

The votes are in, and the 2014 Heisman Trophy finalists were announced on Monday. After six players were invited to New York in 2013, just three will be at this year’s ceremony. Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota, Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon and Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper will be at the Best Buy Theater for the Heisman presentation. Voting for the Heisman Trophy...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Heisman Finalist Amari Cooper Posts Humble Note On Instagram, Is Excited To Visit NYC For First Time

Monday night, it was announced that there will be three Heisman Trophy finalists this year – Oregon’s Marcus Mariota, Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon, and Alabama’s Amari Cooper. Cooper, a wideout for the Crimson Tide, is having one of the greatest seasons in college football history, racking up 115 catches, 1,656 receiving yards and 14 touchdowns. Monday night, after hearing the...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama WR Amari Cooper Is One Of The Best Receivers In College Football History, According To Urban Meyer

There isn’t much debate as to who the best wide receiver is in college football. Alabama’s Amari Cooper has shredded defenses this year, as he leads the nation in receptions (115) and yards (1,656). He’s also tied for second in the country in receiving touchdowns (14). While time will tell where Cooper ranks historically among college football receivers, Ohio State coach Urban...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

College Football Week 14 Review: Tide Rolls

We stand on the doorstep of the first ever College Football Playoff. The teams have one last week to convince the Playoff Committee that they deserve a shot at the Title. However, before we get there, we have to look back and see what this week taught us exactly, so we know what to look for in this final week of play. 5 Takeaways from Week 14 1. Alabama is Ready for the Playoff...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Heisman Trophy Watch: Week 14

The final full slate of games provided some huge performances that shook Week 14’s Heisman Trophy Watch. With only 14 games in Week 15, there is a lot to play for as teams make their final push to get into the inaugural College Football Playoff, which is announced on Dec. 7. Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota leads the pack with Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon and Alabama wide...
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Lane Kiffin starts celebrating Amari Cooper touchdown before it happens (Video)

The verdict is in: Lane Kiffin is much better as an offensive coordinator than head coach. Kiffin called a great second half during Alabama’s Iron Bowl win over Auburn Saturday. His play calls helped the Crimson Tide score five touchdowns in the half. And how well does he know his offense and reads? Check out...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

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