The Clemson-Alabama sequel was destined to happen

In collegiate athletics, the words revenge and rematch get thrown around a bit too loosely. Unlike the professional ranks, college sports typically feature a lot of roster turnover and scheduling quirks. You're dealing with young adults who haven't had the same life experiences as older people. So when everyone was excited to see Alabama-Clemson matchup in the College Football Playoff...
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January 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Derrick Henry's NFL combine measurements are absurd

Derrick Henry is massive.  You already knew this, having watched the running back play for three seasons at Alabama, but we got a deeper look at his size Wednesday.  The former Crimson Tide running back is at the NFL Combine and he went through physical measurements. They’re ridiculous.  Alabama RB Derrick Henry:6'3/247 lbs. 33" arms. 8 3/4" hands. — Josh Norris (@JoshNorris...
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February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Students on Jeopardy! clueless on college football questions

When college football is a category on Jeopardy, it almost never goes well. In the past, we’ve had a former LSU lineman say that Syracuse was in the Ivy League, contestants failed miserably on a question about the Big Ten, they’ve avoided a question about the sport’s stadium nicknames like the plague, and perhaps worst of all, one man thought Auburn was called the “Crimson...
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February 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Derrick Henry's third TD clinches Bama's national championship win

There’s just no stopping Derrick Henry. Alabama’s running back capped off an incredible season with 158 yards rushing and three touchdowns, including the clincher in the Crimson Tide’s 45-40 College Football Playoff National Championship game victory. Derrick Henry opens up the scoring tonight. — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) January 12, 2016 ...
January 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Derrick Henry picked Bama over Florida because of 'winning'

Heisman favorite Derrick Henry is from Yulee, Fla., just 88 miles from Gainesville, and he grew up rooting for the Gators. So why did he choose to attend Alabama over his favorite team from childhood? The answer is so simple, he was able to give it in one word: “winning.” Based on that criteria, Henry made a great choice. In his three seasons, Alabama is 35-5, 21-3 in SEC...
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December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

The SEC scrubbing Derrick Henry’s tattoos sends a terrible message

Alabama running back and Heisman frontrunner Derrick Henry won the SEC’s offensive player of the year award.  But in the announcement of the award on the SEC’s Twitter page, something was definitely off. Take a look at this picture of Henry: Congratulations, DERRICK HENRY, the 2015 SEC Offensive Player of the Year. #RollTide
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December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Five things we learned from Week 10 in college football

With a number of big games on the docket, this weekend’s action was easily the most exciting of the season so far. Here are five things we learned from week 10: 5. The Baylor offense will be fine under the leadership of quarterback Jarrett Stidham. Yes, I was pretty sure that this would be the case. In fact, I wrote an article about it a couple of weeks ago. However, Stidham’s...
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November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Bama RB Derrick Henry is looking jacked

Good luck trying to bring down Alabama running back Derrick Henry next year, opposing defenses. Henry, a sophomore for the Crimson Tide, clocks in at 6’3″, 238 lbs., according to Alabama’s official website. However, he looks even bigger than that in a picture that has been circulating around Twitter today. @ChinsMcGhee @BarrettSallee this will help you decide. How does a 185...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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