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Nick Saban thought Jacob Coker would be starting QB last year

Though Blake Sims did a fine job under center for the Alabama Crimson Tide last season, head coach Nick Saban thought that current senior and starting job favorite Jacob Coker would end up being the Tide’s leader on offense. Saban told this to ESPN’s Brett McMurphy, who posted the story on Twitter. Nick Saban said last year before 2nd fall scrimmage he would’ve bet “lot...
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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...
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The Alabama Fan With The Giant Title Hat Ring Is Back At SEC Media Days For The Third Straight Year

One particular Alabama fan has made his presence known during the last few SEC Media Days, showing off a gigantic title ring hat that would catch anyone’s attention. He even showed up in what turned out to be a pointless Jacob Coker jersey last year.  But this year, just in case people were forgetting, he wanted to remind everyone in the building that the Crimson Tide will always...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama Football: Alabama Freshman QB Blake Barnett Can Drive A Golf Ball Pretty Far

Highly-touted Alabama freshman quarterback Blake Barnett will enter fall camp attempting to beat out Jacob Coker and Alec Morris for the Crimson Tide’s starting quarterback spot. If his future on the gridiron doesn’t work out, Barnett might have one on the links, as evidenced by the video he posted on Instagram this afternoon.   Snazzy A video posted by B² (@blakebarnett6...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama’s Jake Coker throws with four-star recruit

As an elite high school athlete, you can expect to meet with a lot of the country’s top football programs. You are sometimes lucky enough to get the chance to hang out with some of the country’s top players. That is what one Alabama recruit had the chance to do on Tuesday. In a pretty cool video shared by College Spun, Alabama’s Jake Coker was seen throwing with class of...
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July 01, 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...
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June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Alabama football recruiting: Blake Barnett and his weapons

Alabama football recruiting remains a well-oiled machine. In every recruiting class there will be a dynamic quarterback. With every quarterback he will be surrounded with dynamic weapons to stretch the field for him for years to come. Before national signing day Bama has its quarterback, but only has two weapons for him so far in this class. However this trio will put on a show whenever...
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Alabama Football Recruiting: Another great class is on the way

The rich keep getting richer as Alabama football is well on their way to another great recruiting class. The Crimson Tide look to bring in a number of top recruits to help fill the void of departing players. Restocking at every position, this class is led by the number one dual threat quarterback, Blake Barnett, and the number one receiver, Calvin Ridley. Blake Barnett Blake Barnett...
December 15, 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't have...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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