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Alabama QB Blake Sims the favorite to start vs. WVU, Jacob Coker to play

Alabama's early-week plan is to play two quarterbacks on Saturday against West Virginia , with fifth-year senior Blake Sims the current favorite to start, has learned. Touted Florida State transfer Jacob Coker will play in the Georgia Dome, but he failed to create significant separation in Bama's quarterback race, and is expected to come off the bench. The...
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2 Bold Predictions for Week 1 That Will Shock College Football

At last, the 2014 college football season is here and it has been one long offseason. The first weekend of the college football season is always a mystery for a number of reasons. First, you have tons of new freshmen coming in, new coaches, players that have gained more experience in the offseason and now this year with a new four team playoff it makes the mystery even greater.The...
Via Football Nation
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QB Blake Sims the Favorite to Start for Alabama

The quarterback battle between Jacob Coker and Blake Sims is heating up but Sims is reportedly the favorite to start for Alabama. A few weeks ago it was reported there was a divide amongst the team with half of them supporting Sims and the other half supporting Coker. Via Bleacher Report: Alabama’s early-week plan is to play two quarterbacks on Saturday against West Virginia ...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Blake Sims Is Currently The Favorite To Start Alabama’s Season Opener, Jacob Coker Will Also Play

The big question for Alabama coming into the 2014 season has been who will replace A.J. McCarron as the team’s starting quarterback. On Monday, the two players who have been considered for the job — redshirt senior Blake Sims and redshirt junior/Florida State transfer Jacob Coker — were listed as co-starters, which led some to believe that Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Covering Dixie: Jacob Coker, Keith Marshall, Bo Wallace, and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC. Is it Thursday yet? Have a Coker and A smile.  Michael Casagrande profiles Alabama quarterback Jacob Coker, who is still competing for with Blake Sims for the starting job. ( So many opportunities for drama, so little time. Kevin Scarbinsky looks at the scenarios surrounding Alabama QB Jacob Coker and Blake Sims, and how first-year offensive...
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Jacob Coker & Blake Sims Both Listed as Starting Bama QB

Since Jacob Coker decided to transfer to Alabama, most everyone had him pegged to be the replacement to AJ McCarron. The battle between him and Blake Sims seems to have been fierce during the fall and now we have this gem from the first Bama depth chart: On the depth chart released Monday, the quarterback position was listed as follows: “6Blake Sims/14 Jacob Coker.”  Presumably...
Via BlackSportsOnline
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama Depth Chart Lists Both Jacob Coker And Blake Sims As Co-Starters At Quarterback

Alabama released its game week depth chart today, so one may expect that it would give some answers about the starting quarterback job. Of course, things are rarely that easy when it comes to high-profile quarterback battles. Nick Saban is still not ready to reveal who will take the first snaps against West Virginia, and lists both Jacob Coker and Blake Sims as co-starters. Blake...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Coker or Sims? Who Should and Will Be Alabama's Starter in 2014

As we sit here just about a week until the 2014 college football season starts it’s hard to believe that the number two team in the country, the Alabama Crimson Tide, still do not know who their starting quarterback will be.The Alabama Crimson Tide are about to enter a season without A.J. McCarron for the first time since 2010. The Tide experienced three of their best seasons in...
Via Football Nation
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban On Alabama QB Competition: Blake Sims Playing ‘Faster’ Than Jacob Coker, Still No Decision

Nick Saban doesn’t appear to be any closer to making a decision on who Alabama’s starting quarterback will be for its season opener against West Virginia.  The Crimson Tide had an intra-squad scrimmage today and both competitors–redshirt junior Jacob Coker, a transfer from Florida State, and redshirt senior Blake Sims–took equal repetitions with the first-team offense....
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Alabama Crimson Tide Season Preview: Predicting W's and L's

The 2014 college football season is right around the corner and for the Alabama Crimson Tide it can’t get here fast enough. The memory of last year’s Iron Bowl against Auburn has haunted the Crimson Tide players and fans all offseason. As if the Iron Bowl wasn’t tough enough, the Crimson Tide lost 45-31 to Oklahoma in the Sugar Bowl to follow up the loss to Auburn.The 2014...
Via Football Nation
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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