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Cyrus Kouandjio explains why he changed from Auburn to Bama

On Feb. 2, 2011 Cyrus Kouandjio announced to a nationally televised audience that he would be playing college football at Auburn. A few days later, the five-star offensive line prospect changed his mind and signed with Alabama.  Why did that happen? The former Crimson Tide offensive tackle, selected by the Buffalo Bills in the 2014 NFL Draft, walked through...
Via College Spun
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins Reportedly Prefer Zack Martin To Cyrus Kouandjio

  Tony Pauline of reports that Alabama OT Cyrus Kouandjio is not a first-round target for the Dolphins, despite previous reports that mentioned just the opposite. According to Pauline, Notre Dame OL Zack Martin is the “object of their desire,” but Miami reportedly doesn’t expect him to be available by the time they are on the clock. Andrew Abramson of...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins “Leaning” Towards Drafting Alabama OT Cyrus Kouandjio?

  Andrew Abramson of the Palm Beach Post, citing a source with knowledge of the situation, reports that the Dolphins’ GM Dennis Hickey prefers Alabama OT Cyrus Kouandjio to Notre Dame OL Zack Martin.  “Dennis has got a love for Kouandjio and he should be sitting there for them,” Abramson’s source said. Martin has been a popular name connected to the Dolphins in recent...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Cyrus Kouandjio Scouting Report

Cyrus Kouandjio OT Alabama # Ht: 6’7″ Wt: 322 All of our scouting reports are limited to our premium customers. If you would like access to all of our 2014 scouting reports, click here to sign up. Comments: After the combine, the biggest concern with Kouandjio was his healthy by Dr. James Andrews has addressed that in a memo to all 32 teams and it now appears to be a non...
Via DraftAce
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Dr. Andrews refutes negative report Cyrus Kouandjio's knee

The NFL Combine is a nerve-racking moment for young and talented NFL hopefuls -- just ask University of Alabama offensive linemen Cyrus Kouandjio. Kouandjio was expected to be one of the first offensive linemen off the board in May's NFL Draft, but with rumors of his surgically repaired knee surfacing -- coupled with his subpar showing at the NFL Combine -- Kuandjio's stock...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama OT Cyrus Kouandjio’s Knee Not Expected To Be An Issue In The Short-Term

Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reported during the Scouting Combine that ”several” NFL teams failed Alabama OT Cyrus Kouandjio after giving him a physical. Rapoport recently spoke with Dr. Lyle Cain who mentioned that NFL teams varied in their grades regarding Kouandjio’s health. According to Cain, some teams gave him a grade of 4, and others a 3. This is on a 1...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama's Cyrus Kouandjio has failed physicals

NFL insider Ian Rapoport reports "several teams" have failed Alabama Crimson Tide offensive tackle Cyrus Kouandjio due to an arthritic knee as a result of a failed surgery.The arthritic knee was likely a factor in why Kouandjio was so slow in the NFL Scouting Combine's 40-yard dash Saturday where he ran a 5.53. Kouandjio's question marks about his health could...
Via NFL Injury Report
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Cyrus Kouandjio fails physical, draft stock free-falling

Former Alabama Crimson Tide left tackle Cyrus Kouandijo began the 2013 college football season as one of the top offensive line draft prospects but after a so-so season that ended with a dreadful performance in the Sugar Bowl and an even worse performance at the NFL combine, he can say goodbye to the first round. After turning in the slowest 40 of the day with a 5.59 time in which...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Kouandjio, Clinton-Dix lead Bama players leaving for NFL Draft

All-America left tackle Cyrus Kouandjio and safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix are leading a contingent of Alabama players leaving early for the NFL. Those two Crimson Tide stars were joined in announcing their departures Thursday by linebacker Adrian Hubbard and defensive end Jeoffrey Pagan. Clinton-Dix and Kouandjio are widely projected as first-round picks. Hubbard and Pagan also could...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama Football: Players show Bama leads in ‘mental edge’

Bama fans who have been cheering on the Tide for a while know, come fall camp each and every year, Saban preaches about his team’s identity. Who are they? Do they understand what it means to be a champion, and that it has nothing to do with last year’s success? Can they be trusted to see their season as a fresh slate, open with the possibility to be denied, but still possess...
August 09, 2013  |  Discuss
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