Former Alabama wide receiver Tyrone Prothro is a part of Ed O’Bannon’s class action lawsuit against the NCAA. Yesterday, he testified in a U.S. District courtroom in Oakland, Calif. to discuss what makes being a student-athlete difficult. Prothro, who notably ended his playing career after suffering a gruesome leg injury during an October 2005 game against Florida, talked about...
Former Alabama Receiver Tyrone Prothro During The O’Bannon Trial: Alabama’s Weight Room Was “Bigger Than This Courtroom”
Former Alabama wide receiver Tyrone Prothro is best known for a 2005 circus catch against Southern Mississippi, which helped Alabama top the Golden Eagles 30-21. Prothro, who last suited up in 2005, is back in the news as a part of the Ed O’Bannon-NCAA trial. Prothro discussed the culture of football at Alabama, as well as the catch that made him famous, and likely made the...
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