Cooper Bateman has slight lead as Alabama QB

For the third straight year, the Alabama Crimson Tide don’t know who their starting quarterback is going into the summer. However, their most experienced quarterback, Cooper Bateman, seems to be in line to win the starting job. Despite Bateman reportedly holding a slight lead for the position, head coach Nick Saban doesn’t seem too keen on making a decision just yet. He spoke...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Here’s How Kirk Herbstreit Would Rank Alabama’s Quarterbacks Heading Into The Summer

The biggest question Alabama football fans likely have right now is this: who’s our starting quarterback?  That question wasn’t answered today at the Crimson Tide’s spring game, but the competition’s four contenders did all see significant playing time.  ESPN college football expert Kirk Herbstreit was in Tuscaloosa, Ala. for the A-Day game. Here’s how he’d rank Alabama’s...
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April 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Nick Saban's wife Terry wanted Jake Coker as starting QB

Nick Saban is regarded as one of the smartest and best coaches in college football history. But did you know that his wife Terry is one of the key ingredients to his success? Terry Saban, known fondly as “Miss Terry” around the Alabama program, has been married to Nick since 1971. You figure that over the years she has picked up quite a bit of knowledge about football. That...
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January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ole Miss LB Denzel Nkembiche Catches Alabama QB Cooper Bateman Sleeping And Drops The Hammer On Him

One of the first things every kid learns playing football is that you play till the whistle blows. That means if you are on the field you better be trying to make a play or at least aware of someone possibly trying to make a play on you. The last thing you can do is quit paying attention to your surroundings.That is exactly what Alabama quarterback Cooper Bateman did Saturday night...
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September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Alabama Wide Receiver Richard Mullaney Hurdles Ole Miss Defender, Scores Touchdown

Alabama’s first touchdown of the night was a good one.  Crimson Tide quarterback Jake Coker, who took over for Cooper Bateman, threw a screen pass to wide receiver Richard Mullaney, who went on to hurdle an Ole Miss defensive back before getting into the end zone.  Ole Miss 17, Alabama 10.  Hell of a hurdle — Dan Lyons (@Dan_Lyons76) September 20...
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September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Alabama Quarterback Cooper Bateman Got Jacked Up By Ole Miss Defender After Throwing Interception

An upset is in the works in Tuscaloosa, Ala.  Ole Miss currently leads Alabama, 17-3, midway through the second quarter at Bryant-Denny Stadium.  The hit of the night comes from Rebels’ linebacker Deznel Nkemdiche, who jacked up Crimson Tide quarterback Cooper Bateman after an interception was thrown.  Keep your head on a swivel, Cooper. Alabama and Ole Miss are currently playing on ESPN.
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September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Alabama QB destroyed on hit after throwing INT

Welcome to the SEC, Cooper Bateman. Bateman made his first career start on Saturday, and he was absolutely destroyed by Ole Miss. After throwing an interception in the second quarter, Ole Miss’ Denzel Nkemdiche crushed him with a block. Gosh, aren’t there rules against hitting quarterbacks so hard? Maybe just in the NFL. That outta teach him twice about throwing picks next time.
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Breaking: Bateman to start for Alabama

Cooper Bateman will start over Jacob Coker at quarterback for Alabama in its big SEC West Division showdown with Ole Miss on Saturday night.  The Utah native has gone 18-of-25 for 149 yards in limited time this year. While Coker had been getting the majority of the snaps as a starter, Bateman's advantage athletically could be a reason as to why he got the call versus a very active...
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September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Reports: There’s A “Good Chance” Cooper Bateman Starts At QB For Alabama vs. Ole Miss

Against both Wisconsin and Middle Tennessee, Alabama senior quarterback Jake Coker started, while sophomore signal-caller Cooper Bateman worked as second-string. Saturday night, according to a number of reporters, those roles could be reversed. Both Aaron Suttles of The Tuscaloosa News and Chris Low of ESPN have reported that Bateman may be getting the nod tonight against Ole Miss...
Via College Spun
September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Throwing accuracy separating Cooper Bateman?

Alabama is only days away from opening the season in Arlington, Texas against a tough Wisconsin team - in fact the Badgers beat Auburn in the Outback Bowl to close out their 2014 season.  Despite the task in front of them, the Tide have yet to publicly name their starting quarterback for the game and continue to split reps between a number of quarterbacks in practice. The latest...
Via Fox Sports
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

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