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Why Alabama will and won't win the National Championship

By Mike Craven/@CravenMike and Emily Van Buskirk/@Emilnem After winning the SEC and reaching the College Football Playoff in 2014, Alabama enters the season ranked third in the nation. The Crimson Tide have the talent to win the whole thing, but a tough road through conference play will be difficult to overcome. Why Alabama Won’t Win The Title The SEC is really hard. The SEC...
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Alabama leaning towards starting Jacob Coker in Week 1

When the Alabama Crimson Tide released their depth chart for the opening weekend of the 2015 college football season, everyone’s eyes gravitated towards the quarterback position. Head coach Nick Saban decided to list five quarterbacks on the starting depth chart, but Campus Sports is hearing one quarterback currently leads the way. According to a source close to the program, the...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jacob Coker returns to practice following injury scare

It was reported early Monday that Alabama quarterback Jacob Coker had left practice early with a minor foot injury. The injury was said by head coach Nick Saban to be “minor” and he would miss “several days” of practice. Several days doesn’t seem to be as long as it used to be as Coker is back out on the field. According to College Football Talk, Coker returned to practice...
Via Campus Sports Net
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama QB Jacob Coker suffers foot injury in practice

Alabama senior quarterback Jacob Coker was nowhere to be found this morning when the Crimson Tide opened up practice to the media. We now know the reason why. Coker, who is battling a number of other signal-callers for the starting position, injured his foot and will miss several days of practice. The injury isn’t considered serious, but it certainly can’t help his cause. ...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama Quarterback Jacob Coker Absent From Open Portion Of Crimson Tide Practice Today

The college football quarterback race receiving the most hype this off-season is at Ohio State, and rightfully so, but the most wide open position battle may be at Alabama. Five players are vying for the right to start for the Crimson Tide, but according to many reports, one of the front runners was not at the portion of today’s practice open to the media. Jake Coker was not present...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban waiting for starting quarterback to emerge

Look, if you learn nothing else while playing for Nick Saban, know that you never, ever want to make him upset. The guy is not someone you want to anger. Right now, though, there’s more than just one guy upsetting Saban… all quarterbacks too. With the starting quarterback job essentially up for grabs, Saban has been waiting for someone to take the lead for the position. No...
Via Gamedayr
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Jacob Coker showing NFL potential?

Jacob Coker is currently competing with redshirt freshman David Cornwell and others for the Alabama starting quarterback’s job, but that hasn’t stopped him from gaining some NFL draft buzz before the season has even begun. Chad Reuter of even stated that if Coker did indeed win the starting job, he could potentially be a late-round pick or even higher. “Yes, I know...
Via Campus Sports Net
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Video:Blake Barnett spending time with George Whitfield

The Alabama quarterback situation still has not been resolved. Senior Jacob Coker, was supposed to run away with the job after losing out on the starting position last year, but that has not been the case. Incoming freshman Blake Barnett is out to prove why he should be in the running for who will take snaps under center come this fall. Barnett is on vacation this week, but instead...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Alabama Football: Nick Saban Admits He Thought Jacob Coker Would Be Alabama’s Starting Quarterback Last Season

Alabama has a quarterback competition on its hands for the second year in a row. Last season, Blake Sims held off Jacob Coker for the starting role, and capped off his career with an outstanding campaign.  This year, Coker is back for his senior season and will look to beat out several other competitors. Interestingly, Alabama head coach Nick Saban admitted that during training...
Via College Spun
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Alabama Football: Video: 4-Star QB Recruit Jake Fromm Is Excited About Throwing With Jacob Coker

Jake Fromm, a four-star recruit out of Georgia, is ranked as one of the ten best pro-style quarterbacks in the country, by 247Sports. Fromm, who holds an offer from Alabama, recently had the chance to throw with Crimson Tide quarterback Jacob Coker. He tweeted out video of the cool opportunity, and is now a big fan of Coker’s. Threw with Jacob Coker, what a great guy hope he...
Via College Spun
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

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