The Cleveland Browns Must Trade Up For Amari Cooper

Cleveland Browns star receiver Josh Gordon reportedly failed another drug test and will be suspended for the 2015 season, so the Browns must draft a top-tier pass catcher to make up for this loss.During the 2015 Draft, General Manager Ray Farmer needs to pull the trigger and give Cleveland the legitimate number one wideout they’ve so desperately needed. Farmer must draft Amari...
Via Pro Football Spot
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Alabama WR Amari Cooper

As we delve further into the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason, our attention has begun to shift towards the draft. Like we’ve done in the past, these reports will cover the prospects of the 2015 NFL Draft, placing an emphasis on those who could help the Steelers the most. Our first receiver scouting report of the year. […] 2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Alabama WR Amari Cooper...
Via Steelers Depot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tide, Tigers looking to replace two of SEC's brightest stars

All-conference and All-America talent departs college football every year, and the SEC is no exception. Here are the biggest shoes that need to be filled next season. 5 PLAYERS REPLACING THE BIGGEST NAMES IN THE SEC Cam Sims, Rising sophomore WR, Alabama Replacing: Amari Cooper (228 career catches) Replacing Amari Cooper’s production will be more of a team effort than just one...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Alabama WR Amari Cooper Meets His Namesake, Coop Dog

Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper’s eye-popping career stats (228 catches, 3, 463 yards and 31 touchdowns in three seasons) earned him an invitation to the Heisman ceremony this season and the adulation of many fans. One fan decided to show his love for Cooper by naming his adopted dog Coop after the projected top-10 NFL Draft Pick. Cooper the wideout and Coop the dog met earlier...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lane Kiffin to Return as Alabama's Offensive Coordinator in 2015

The 2014 season for the Alabama Crimson Tide was one of the best offensive seasons they have had in their rich 100 plus year history. The one secret ingredient that was thought to help boost that increase in offense was offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin.He had been rumored to possibly be on the move this offseason, but late last week it was announced that Kiffin would return as Alabama’s...
Via Football Nation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Lane Kiffin staying at Alabama for 2015 season

Lane Kiffin will return to the University of Alabama as their offensive coordinator for the 2015 season. Alabama head coach Nick Saban announced on Saturday that Kiffin would return to his current position next season. Alabama sat a school record in 2014 for total offense while quarterback Blake Sims and wide receiver Amari Cooper each set school records for passing and receiving...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State players pull hilarious troll job on Heisman finalists

This year's Heisman finalists were an impressive group of players. Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota, Alabama receiver Amari Cooper and record-breaking Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon all had historic seasons. But in the end, none of them turned heads on a national stage the way Ohio State did. And in the end, all three Heisman finalists were simultaneously destroyed by Ohio...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Auburn Wide Receiver Sammie Coates Is Impressing At Senior Bowl Practices

Auburn’s Sammie Coates was the second most-famous wide receiver in the state of Alabama this season behind ‘Bama’s Amari Cooper, a projected top-10 draft pick. But if the Senior Bowl practices down in Mobile, Ala., are any indication, Coates has a very bright NFL future of his own.  Coates has been racking up highlight-worthy plays all afternoon today, and even showing off...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Ohio State DB Tyvis Powell Trolls Marcus Mariota, Melvin Gordon and Amari Cooper

Besides Cardale Jones, no one has looked better in the spotlight of Ohio State’s national championship run than Tyvis Powell.  Over the past couple of weeks, the Buckeyes’ redshirt sophomore defensive back – a player as comedic and entertaining as he is talented (if not more so) – has provided us with some great moments. His relationship with Jones, his roommate and “son...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The 2015 New York Jets "Way Too Early" Mock Draft 1.0

Warning: This way too early, way too short mock draft is bound to change. As much as draft experts around the NFL would like to throw out articles concerning major franchise decisions before the Super Bowl has even been decided, us normal fans need to stop and remember a mock draft for what it truly is – completely made up. But you know what? That’s perfectly okay. It’s fun...
Via Pro Football Spot
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Top five wide receiver prospects in 2015

The 2015 NFL Draft is a little more than three months away, but the hype machine will get up and running this week in Mobile, Ala. There, Senior Bowl week will take place with many of the top names coming out showing their stuff. It is a great look at some of the country’s best talent, and a time to find some hidden gems. One position of considerable acclaim heading into the process...
Via This Given Sunday
12 days ago  |  Discuss

USC might pass Alabama for the #1 recruiting class for 2015

With national signing day a few weeks away, teams are starting to make their moves with the recruits that they have targeted. Alabama has had the number one recruiting class for the past few years. 2015 is no different as the Crimson Tide is sitting on top of the team rankings for this cycle. Even though Alabama has a big lead over everyone else, there is one team who has a chance...
Via No Guts, No Glory
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings Draft Profile: Amari Cooper

Last August, the Minnesota Vikings thought they had the wide receiver position figured out. They had a reliable target on the outside in Greg Jennings. They had the explosiveness of Cordarrelle Patterson on the other side. They also had the depth of having Jerome Simpson and Jarius Wright on the roster.As we stand here in January, that couldn’t be further from the truth.Jennings...
Via Pro Football Spot
15 days ago  |  Discuss

The Tennessee Titans Should Not Draft Amari Cooper

As we get further into draft season, fans will start to develop some favorites in each draft class. This player usually comes from a college team that they've seen quite a bit of from regional television coverage. That player this year is rapidly becoming Alabama's Amari Cooper.Make no mistake about it -- the Tennessee Titans have a need at wide receiver, but using the second pick...
Via Pro Football Spot
18 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Underclassmen Catch-up: Amari Cooper and Declared Alabama Prospects

For the 2015 NFL Draft, Alabama has three junior prospects that will each forego their final season of eligibility. Wide receiver Amari Cooper, running back TJ Yeldon, and safety Landon Collins declared for the draft, and all three have a legitimate shot at becoming top 50 picks. While Amari Cooper and Landon Collins project as first round prospects, TJ Yeldon is more likely to be...
Via Optimum Scouting
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama's Cooper, Collins, Yeldon to enter NFL draft

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper, safety Landon Collins and tailback T.J. Yeldon are skipping their senior seasons to enter the NFL draft. All three announced their decisions in a news conference on Friday. All-Americans Cooper and Collins are projected as likely top 10 picks. Draft projections have Yeldon possibly going as high as the second round. Cooper...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Copper, two Tide teammates leaving 'Bama early for NFL Draft

A week after losing to Ohio State in the College Football Playoff semifinals, Alabama's still hurting. But these wounds could sting well into next season. According to multiple reports Thursday, Crimson Tide safety Landon Collins will skip his final year of NCAA eligibility and make himself available for the NFL Draft, and ESPN later in the day added that All-American receiver Amari...
Via Fox Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Alabama Stars Making Early Jump To NFL

Alabama star wide receiver Amari Cooper, running back T.J. Yeldon and safety Landon Collins are reportedly foregoing their senior seasons and entering the upcoming 2015 NFL Draft. Alabama WR Amari Cooper & RB T.J. Yeldon will enter NFL Draft @ClowESPN reports — Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) January 8, 2015   Photo Credit: Cooper was one of three...
Via Gridiron Grit
23 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Draft, Bears, Eagles, Giants, & Lions

Draft Alabama WR Amari Cooper will enter the 2015 NFL Draft. (Chris Low) Alabama RB T.J. Yeldon will enter the 2015 NFL Draft. (Brett McMurphy) Bears ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that newly hired GM Ryan Pace is wasting no time in the process of hiring a new head coach, as he is reportedly taking part in the team’s interview with Cardinals DC Todd Bowles. Brad Biggs points...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Alabama WR Amari Cooper, RB T.J. Yeldon Will Declare For The NFL Draft

Landon Collins isn’t the only Alabama underclassman who will be leaving school early for the NFL Draft.  Crimson Tide junior wide receiver Amari Cooper and junior running back T.J. Yeldon are also heading to the pros, according to a report by Chris Low of  Cooper is widely regarded as the top wide receiver in the draft class, while Yeldon is thought by many to be the...
Via College Spun
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama takes early 14-6 lead over Ohio State

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Derrick Henry scored on a 25-yard run, Blake Sims hit Amari Cooper for a 15-yard touchdown strike, and Alabama led Ohio State 14-6 after the first quarter in the College Football Playoff semifinal at the Sugar Bowl on Thursday night.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
January 01, 2015

Ohio State and Alabama: What to Watch

Last week, I wrote about the coaching matchup and the shadow it will cast over the 2015 Allstate Sugar Bowl between Ohio State and Alabama. But, while Brad Nessler, Todd Blackledge, and on-field reporter Holly Rowe will surely remind viewers countless times about who patrols the sidelines for the Buckeyes and Crimson Tide and their shared history, X’s and O’s have only limited...
Via Waiting For Next Year
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: Allstate Sugar Bowl Preview – Alabama vs Ohio State

In the first-ever college football playoff, the selection committee set up a juicy Nick Saban-Urban Meyer rematch for longtime SEC football fans. Much will be made of that coaching matchup, but on the field there are plenty of players to watch for the upcoming 2015 NFL Draft. Just looking at seniors in the game, there are more than 10 prospects carrying draft eligible grades from...
Via Optimum Scouting
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Alabama LB Rashaan Evans Tells Reporter He Loves 'Living it Up on Bourbon Street'

Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper ruffled some feathers recently with his take on the City of New Orleans. He said it smells. Whether there are many if any people on the team that agrees with him is unknown, but there is at least one person that does not. That person would be freshman linebacker Rashaan Evans.How do we know this? Check out his reaction when a reporter asked him...
Via FatManWriting
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Amari Cooper not a fan of New Orleans, thinks it smells

Sometimes if you don’t have anything good to say, then it’s probably better that you just don’t say anything at all. Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper made comments on Sunday that could haunt him years into his NFL career. The Heisman Trophy finalist has placed himself at the center of controversy after being overheard saying that New Orleans–the site of the Sugar Bowl–stinks...
Via Thacover2
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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