AL’s best player at every position in the SEC

Brant Sanderlin   In a poll exclusive to, the SEC’s 14 football information directors voted on the best players at each position for 2014. Of course Auburn’s Nick Marshall got a lot of attention as well as Georgia’s Todd Gurley. But there are some names on this list that you might not have heard of but should know heading into the 2014 season. Here’s how the poll...
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June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Auburn's Malzahn, Mason receive SEC coach, player of year awards

Southeastern Conference coaches have voted Auburn's Gus Malzahn coach of the year, and picked his star tailback Tre Mason as the top offensive player. Alabama linebacker C.J. Mosley and Missouri defensive end Michael Sam are co-defensive players of the year. The SEC released the winners on Wednesday. Alabama receiver/return man Christion Jones is special teams player of the...
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December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

'Bama player delivers hit of Week 12

Here's a good argument for calling for a fair catch on a kickoff, courtesy of Alabama's Christion Jones. The role of roadkill will be played by Mississippi State's Brandon Holloway: I'd like to tell you Holloway got up, dusted himself off and helped the Bulldogs deliver a knockout of their own with an upset of the top-ranked Crimson Tide. But the best I can do is...
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November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Christion Jones absolutely crushes Mississippi State’s Brandon Holloway

Alabama Crimson Tide special teamer Christion Jones absolutely rocks Mississippi State punt returner Brandon Holloway.
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November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Alabama Football: Quick Crimson Tide statistics after week 5

It’s no surprise that Alabama Football is number one in the BCS standings but the team has also been gaining ground in other national and conference rankings. The Crimson Tide is now among the top ten best kickoff returning units in the country. Christion Jones is the nation’s leading return man with 32.7 yards per return. Against Tennessee alone he returned two kickoffs for...
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Christion Jones Big For Offense

Alabama wide receiver Christion Jones played one of his better games in Saturday night’s 31-6 win over the Rams of Colorado State. He had nine catches for 90 yards and added another 72 yards in kick and punt returns. The rest of the Tide offense didn’t fare as well, but the special teams units did, including a punt block for a scoop-and-score by Dillon Lee.
September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Alabama vs. Texas A&M: Preview and things to watch

One of the most anticipated games of the season takes plays in Week 3 of the college football year, when Alabama and Texas A&M battle for an early season edge in the SEC West. Johnny Manziel and the Alabama defense will be headlining this game, but here are some other things to look for during Saturday’s contest. Texas A&M’s defense The Aggies have been atrocious defensively...
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September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

C.J. Mosley and Christion Jones respond to report of D.J. Fluker taking improper benifits.

Two Alabama players, linebacker C.J. Mosley and wide receiver Christion Jones, defended the Crimson Tide football program Wednesday after a Yahoo! Sports report accused former teammate D.J. Fluker of receiving improper benefits. Both denied having any knowledge of the allegations. Mosley defended the program, pointing out that Alabama talks to players and their families about...
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September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Alabama Football vs. Virginia Tech: Post Game Analysis

(source: Getty images) Season openers are one of the most important games teams play each year. They show teams what they did well, what they need improvement on, and what they can learn from the first game of the season. Alabama played Virginia Tech in Atlanta for the 2013 season opener. Although the Tide won 35-10, the Tide showed they have a lot to work on during their bye week...
September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

CFBZ College Football Ten: Week Two

College football is back and we've made it through week one! Over the last few years we've posted a weekly Top 25 but this year we have changed it up a bit. This year we will post a weekly Top Ten that will simply feature the ten best teams in college football. For right now these ten teams won't be ranked but just shown as a group, as we get further into the season and...
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September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Tuesday Tip Drill

Brendan's Question With one weekend of college football in the books we've already seen four ranked teams, Georgia, Boise State, TCU, and Oregon State, knocked from the ranks of the unbeatens. Which team has the best chance to shake off the early dust and reach a BCS bowl? Jimmy's Answer Let's start with the team that has a zero percent chance of making it to...
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September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Johnny Manziel, Jeff Driskel, Christion Jones, and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - All your crystal football are belong to us.   She's just not than into you. Washington Post columnist Tracee Hamilton declares Texas A&M starting quarterback Johnny Manziel "unteachable and unreachable" after this taunting penalty in Saturday's TAMU victory over Rice. She also calls Aggie head football coach Kevin Sumlin...
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September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Alabama Football: ‘Winning disappointment’ for offense

Football perfectionists, Alabama fans and critics seemed to agree that something was lacking in Alabama’s first performance of the season. For friends who were watching the game at separate locations, group texts- or at least mine- went like this; “Our O line needs some work y’all. I mean damn.” “Yuuuuuup” “Worst O line since Shula” “Scary” Perhaps the ‘worst...
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Six Tiders Earn Player Of Week

If you are surprised that an offensive lineman was one of those selected for Player of the Week honors by the Alabama football coaching staff, raise your hand? All of you got Christion Jones and most of you should have picked out another one or more players honored by the Bama staff following the Tide’s 35-10 win over Virginia Tech in the season-opening game in Atlanta Saturday.
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly: What We Learned About Alabama vs. Virginia Tech

The defending champion Crimson Tide opened their season on Saturday against a mediocre Virginia Tech squad at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. Although Alabama was able to prevail convincingly, the 35-10 score didn’t reflect the level of play Nick Saban and company are accustomed to. We’ll take a look at what the Tide did well, what they did not so well, and what was just flat-out...
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September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Covering Dixie: Joe Flaco on Johnny Manziel, Christion Jones, Malcolm Mitchell, and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC. All your crystal football are belong to us. You've Got a Friend In Me. Baltimore Ravens starting quarterback Joe Flaco says that Texas A&M starting QB Johnny Manziel is "quickly becoming my favorite player in college football.” Seeing that Flaco was teammates with  accused murderer Ray Lewis, I can't tell if this...
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September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Four different ways to look at Alabama’s ugly win over Virginia Tech

Alabama’s A. J. McCarron scambles against Virginia Tech in the Crimson Tide’s 35-10 win Saturday. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) It really doesn’t matter how you look at Alabama’s win over Virginia Tech, it was ugly.  Even the most cynical Crimson Tide fans probably would agree with that conclusion, considering Alabama was held to 206 total yards in its 35-10 victory...
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Bama's Jones grabs spotlight with huge game

Christion Jones' spectacular performance in Alabama's debut didn't come as a surprise to his teammates. To the rest of the country, maybe. Just not to the guys who see the top-ranked Crimson Tide's receiver/return man in action daily in practice. ''I've seen it in him,'' Alabama left tackle Cyrus Kouandjio said. ''He's been working...
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September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Alabama Crimson Tide begin quest for three straight titles

The Alabama Crimson Tide are trying to do something no one has ever done in college football- win three straight national titles. They looked the part in opening week, crushing Virginia tech 35-10. Bama wide receiver and return man Christion Jones scored three touchdowns and accounted for 256 all-purpose yards (100 via punt returns, 109 via kickoff returns and 47 receiving) as #1...
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September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Special teams falter, VaTech loses to Bama 35-10

There was nothing special about Virginia Tech's special teams in the season opener. In fact, they were downright wretched. Christion Jones became the first Alabama player since at least the 1940s to have two returns for touchdowns, Vinnie Sunseri brought back an interception for another TD, and the top-ranked Crimson Tide overcame a rather dismal offensive performance to beat...
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August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Christion Jones helps Alabama roll over Virginia Tech 35-10

Alabama rolled over Virginia Tech in a 35-10 show-of-strength.  Quarterback AJ McCarron did not have the best day with his 10-for-24 outing. McCarron did play a small role in the dynamic day of Christion Jones. Jones caught a touchdown from his quarterback and returned both a kickoff and a punt for scores. Please click here to read/watch this story  The post Video: Christion...
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August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Christion Jones' highlight night keys Tide over Hokies

ATLANTA Great teams find creative ways to win. And while Alabamas 35-10 victory over Virginia Tech was not the typical ground-control exhibition that were hallmarks of the Crimson Tides last three national championships, Alabama did score two offensive touchdowns, one defensive touchdown and two touchdowns on special teams. Three of those scores came from one player, junior receiver...
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August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

A Fine Christion Jones Leads Win

Offense. Defense. Special teams. It takes all three, and Alabama showed all three in a 35-10 win over Virginia Tech to open the 2013 season at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. The number one ranked Crimson Tide was particularly effective in the kicking game, and specifically touchdown returns by Christion Jones.
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Jones' two TDs lead Bama in rout

Christion Jones became the first Alabama player since at least the 1940s to have two returns for touchdowns, Vinnie Sunseri brought back an interception for another TD, and the top-ranked Crimson Tide overcame a sluggish offensive performance to beat Virginia Tech 35-10 on Saturday. Jones scored on a 72-yard punt return less than 2 minutes into the game, then scooted loose on a...
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August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Jones' two TDs lead Bama in rout

Christion Jones became the first Alabama player since at least the 1940s to have two returns for touchdowns, Vinnie Sunseri brought back an interception for another TD, and the top-ranked Crimson Tide overcame a sluggish offensive performance to beat Virginia Tech 35-10 on Saturday.
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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