Panthers will rely on undrafted rookie S Lester

Panthers safety Robert Lester said he isn't angry at the teams that passed him over in the NFL draft. He is anxious to show them he belongs in the league. Lester will get that opportunity Sunday when he makes his professional starting debut against Eli Manning and the Giants. Lester, who started 40 games at Alabama and helped the Crimson Tide to three BCS national championships...
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September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Lester: "I wish I could play again"

Alabama safety Robert Lester wishes he could play Texas A&M again, but understands that in order to progress, he must be more focused and help push his team forward so they can be in the best position possible at season's end.
November 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Scouting Notebook: Alabama’s Defensive Struggles, Top Junior RBs, General Scouting Notes, Top ...

In this edition of the Scouting Notebook, our own Alex Brown takes a look at how the Alabama Defense struggled in their upset loss to Texas A&M, and how one player may shoulder most of the blame.Also, we'll preview the top junior running backs that could declare for the 2013 NFL Draft, get some general scouting notes from across the country, and preview the Top 10 Non...
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November 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Lester Communicates For Tide Defense

Safety Robert Lester has ascended in the Nick Saban system to a position of leadership in the secondary. The three-year starter embodies all the attributes required to absorb the complex schemes employed by the Alabama staff.
September 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Robert Lester, Tavarres King,Gene Chizik, and more.

(Covering Dixie Like Mildew is the SWRT roundup of SEC news, with the occasional pesky Southern school from another conference.) The Safety Dance. Alex Scarborough profiles Alabama safety Robert Lester. (ESPN Tide Nation) The King of Athens.  Mark Weiszer profiles Georgia wideout Tavarres King. (The Athens Banner-Herald) Here's Johnny!  Suzanne Halliburton profiles...
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September 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Zach Mettenberger, Mark Richt, Robert Lester, and more.

(Covering Dixie Like Mildew is the SWRT roundup of SEC news, with the occasional pesky Southern school from another conference.) Cutting the cord. Mississippi State severs ties with an unnamed "rogue booster" over an alleged incident of  "impermissible contact" with a prospective student-athlete." (AP via Please Remember Me.  LSU starting...
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August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Lester Optimistic About 2012 Defense

Robert Lester looks around and doesn’t see any starting teammates from the 2011 team in the Alabama secondary. But Lester’s not concerned. The upcoming fifth-year senior safety is more than a glass-half-full kind of guy. He sees hard work filling the glass.
March 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Sources: Alabama S Lester to stay in school

Alabama safety Robert Lester had told coaches today he will stay in school and not enter the NFL draft, sources said.
January 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Lester, Bama Go Back To Work

If Robert Lester was disappointed Sunday, now he can focus on what it will take to remove that disappointment in a couple of weeks. Before the Alabama football team broke for Christmas, Lester was asked about gifts, and noted that “since I got into my 20s, I don’t get them anymore.”
December 26, 2011  |  Discuss

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Mike Stoops, Robert Lester, Mark Richt, and more.

Christmas in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.  (Covering Dixie Like Mildew is the SWRT roundup of SEC news, with the occasional pesky Southern school from another ...
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December 21, 2011  |  Discuss

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