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Alabama with Sims and Cooper handle Florida 42-21

Blake Sims had a great afternoon throwing the ball for 445 yards and 4 TDs. Sims’ passing yards were the second-best in Alabama history, and Sims could have had more if not the outright record. Sims went to the Locker room after a brief scare in the third quarter following a 24 yard run. QB Jacob Coker came in for a brief stint and tossed a TD pass to Amari Cooper. Alabama totaled...
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September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Nick Saban reviews Alabama QB Jacon Coker's progress.

Hail Saban!  Jacob Coker. Photo via starting quarterback Jacob Coker went 15-of-24, with 202 yards and one touchdown in The Crimson Tide's  41-0 destruction of Florida Atlantic last Saturday. It was his first time leading the Tide's offense for the former transfer from Florida State.What did Alabama head coach Nick Saban think about Coker's performance...
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September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Blake Sims Praises Jacob Coker’s Play Against Florida Atlantic, Says He Loves Him With All His Heart

There’s a very compelling quarterback battle going on in Tuscaloosa. Both Blake Sims and Jacob Coker received playing time during Alabama’s 41-0 beatdown of Florida Atlantic today, and both performed admirably: Coker went 15-for-24 with 202 yards and a touchdown, while Sims went 11-for-13 with 214 yards and three total touchdowns (two passing, one rushing). After the game, when...
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September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Nick Saban: There’s Still An Ongoing Competition At QB, Jacob Coker Should Play Saturday

We’re one week into the college football season and Alabama’s quarterback competition is yet to be settled.  Redshirt senior Blake Sims started for the Crimson Tide in their opener against West Virginia, completing 24 of 33 passes for 250 yards and an interception, adding 42 yards on the ground. Jacob Coker, a transfer for Florida State, did not see any playing time, though...
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September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Blake Sims Named Alabama Starter Against West Virginia

CBS Sports is reporting that Blake Sims is expected to start at quarterback for the Alabama Crimson  over Jacob Coker against West Virginia. The two were battling throughout the summer with Sims getting the first crack at replacing A.J. McCarron. The post Blake Sims Named Alabama Starter Against West Virginia appeared first on Diehardsport.
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August 29, 2014  |  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...
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August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
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August 25, 2014  |  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...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Florida State QB Coker visits Alabama

Former Florida State quarterback Jacob Coker was in Tuscaloosa, Ala., on Saturday as he considers transferring to Alabama. Coker, who is from Mobile, Ala., backed up Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston this past season. The sophomore played sparingly and injured his knee late in the year. Shortly after Florida State won the national title, the school released him from his scholarship...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Covering Dixie: Jacob Coker, Johnny Manziel, Georgia, and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC. Still better than your conference.Have a Coker and a smile. Former Florida State quarterback Jacob Coker is reportedly set to to transfer to Alabama. (ESPN)Where Did It All Go Wrong?Former Alabama players try to explain why the wheels of the Crimson Tide finally fell off during the 2013 season. ( is for the questions that don'...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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