Glamorous. That’s not the word that comes to mind when thinking about players along the offensive line. And it’s especially not attributed to the guys in the middle of that group, the guards and center.
While “skill-position” players get all of the headlines, and offensive tackles get the biggest contracts, interior linemen toil in relative anonymity. But in the center of...
2014 Record: 12-22014 Billingsley Ranking: No. 52014 Team Stats: *courtesy StatMilk.com
2014 Crazy Stat:
Key Losses: QB Blake Sims; WR Amari Cooper; S Landon Collins; RB T.J. Yeldon; LG Arie Kouandjio
Key Returning Players: RB Derrick Henry; LB Reggie Ragland; C Ryan Kelly
Biggest Offseason Storylines:
- Who Plays QB1?
This seems like a cut and dry scenario, as Sims barely beat...
Mobile, AL – This past Saturday’s Senior Bowl saw the North team outlast the South team in a 34-13 final score. The outcome of the game isn’t really relevant as this contest was all about the college all-stars being able to showcase their talents to NFL executives. Some of the players thrived in their opportunity to improve their draft stock while others wasted their chance...
After the dust settled from the final day of padded practices, I joined NBC draft analyst Josh Norris for a 2015 Senior Bowl scouting film session of the one-on-one drills from the past week. We looked at every one of the offensive line and defensive line battles, and also broke down a handful of the wide receiver and defensive back one-on-one’s.
Here’s a breakdown of prospects...
Thursday marked the final day of padded practices here at the Senior Bowl and here were the winners from the 2015 Senior Bowl Scouting for the South squad: Sammie Coates, Arie Kouandjio, Owamagbe Odighizuwa, Stephone Anthony, D’Joun Smith and Kevin White. Our scouts split up the position groups, with Alex Brown writing on the skill players and Ian Wharton focusing on the trench...
View image | gettyimages.com No team wants to finish a season 2-14, but unfortunately for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers that is how the 2014 season ended. So you have to wonder what steps need to be taken to keep this franchises head up and to keep pressing forward. Not long after the season ended the Bucs’ brought in new offensive coordinator, Dirk Koetter to the coaching staff...
He graded out best among Alabama's offensive linemen against Texas A&M.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) A list of coaches' preseason All-SEC teams:
2014 Preseason Coaches All-SEC Football Teams ((asterisk) - ties)
First Team Preseason All-SEC
TE - O.J. Howard, Alabama
OL - La'el Collins, LSU
Cedric Ogbuehi, Texas A&M
Arie Kouandjio, Alabama
Laremy Tunsil, Ole Miss
C - Reese Dismukes, Auburn
WR - Amari Cooper, Alabama
Sammie Coates, Auburn
Via AP on Fox
August 21, 2014
Lane Kiffin, during his tenure as Tennessee’s head coach, shaking hands with Nick Saban.
For the first time in many years, the Alabama football team doesn’t have many “big name” players on the offensive line for the 2014 season. With the loss of key players Cyrus Kouandjio, Anthony Steen, and Kellen Williams from the offensive line, Alabama has to put together a national...