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No. 3 Alabama having early success getting to QBs

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Alabama offensive tackle Austin Shepherd would rather not try to single out the toughest guy on his own defense to block so he starts rattling off their attributes instead. ''They all have different moves,'' Shepherd said. ''A'Shawn Robinson's a huge dude who can bull rush. Jonathan Allen, quick hands. D.J. Pettway, fast off...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Alabama’s run of dominance coming to an end?

With college football just two and half weeks away from kickoff, I have been thinking about how different the build up is for this season. The Florida State Seminoles are the preseason favorite this year and most believe they have a good chance to repeat. Which brings me to the team that has dominated college football for the past four to five years. Since 2009,the Alabama Crimson...
Via No Guts, No Glory
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Covering Dixie: D.J. Pettway, more 2014 National Signing Day fallout, and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC. It's like the Olympics, but with fewer cameras in the showers.Hey It's Good to Be Back Home Again. Alabama defensive end D.J. Pettway describes how it feels to be able to rejoin the program after being dismissed in 2012 following a couple of run-ins with the law. (al.com)Membership has its privileges.Team Speed Kills looks at how...
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Bama's early arrivers hoping to get head start

Those five-star Alabama recruits coming in this summer will have some catching up to do with their early-arriving peers. The Crimson Tide already has eight signees enrolled, and most of them are at positions where there happen to be vacancies. Massive lineman Cam Robinson has spring practice to start competing to replace left tackle Cyrus Kouandjio. Perhaps cornerback Tony Brown...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Saban Expounds On Pettway Signing

No one has suggested that D.J. Pettway did not make a bad decision last winter when he was one of four Alabama football players involved in robberies of two Alabama students. In fact, Alabama Coach Nick Saban characterized it as a “horrible decision.” But other decisions have been made since, including the latest one, Saban bringing Pettway back to the Crimson Tide.
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Alabama re-signs defensive lineman D.J. Pettway

Defensive lineman D.J. Pettway is returning to Alabama 10 months after he was dismissed from the Crimson Tide. Alabama announced Friday that Pettway and fellow East Mississippi Community College defensive lineman Jarran Reed signed with the Tide and will enroll in January. Pettway and three other Alabama players were dismissed in February after being charged in alleged robberies...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: D.J. Pettway rejoins Alabama Crimson Tide

Wayward defensive lineman D.J. Pettway has rejoined the Alabama Crimson Tide after getting kicked off the team in late February.
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

DT D.J. Pettway Returns To Alabama After February Robbery Arrest

Nick Saban got another huge letter of intent on Wednesday night, and it was from a guy who’s probably going to play right away. According to Yahoo Sports Junior defensive tackle D.J. Pettway has signed a letter of intent to return to Alabama almost a year after he and three other players were kicked out of school for allegedly robbing and beating two fellow Alabama students....
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

DT D.J. Pettway Returns To Alabama After February Robbery Arrest

Nick Saban got another huge letter of intent on Wednesday night, and it was from a guy who’s probably going to play right away. According to Yahoo Sports Junior defensive tackle D.J. Pettway has signed a letter of intent to return to Alabama almost a year after he and three other players were kicked out of school for allegedly robbing and beating two fellow Alabama students. After...
Via BlackSportsOnline
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Pettway talks return to Tuscaloosa

Alabama is where D.J. Pettway began his college career, and as of Wednesday afternoon, it's where he'll end it. The four-star prospect went full circle in signing with the Crimson Tide for the second time, and he explains why inside.
Via alabama.scout.com
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Seven Guys Not Named Johnny Manziel that Deserve to Get Bashed and Hated

Johnny Manziel is one of if not the most electrifying players in college football today, and after becoming the first freshman in history to win the Heisman Trophy the expectations in College Station are sky high (as they should be). However, from the NBA appearances, his vacation pics, the drunken tweets, all the celebrity sightings and more recently his questionable exit from...
Via FatManWriting
July 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Covering Dixie: Alabama, Johnny Manziel, Luke Joeckel, and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC, nine BCS titles and counting.  Alabama players dismissed.  Alabama dismisses Eddie Williams, Tyler Hayes, D.J. Pettway, and Brent Calloway for their involvement in the alleged robberies of two Alabama students. (ESPN) And yes... 'Bama is in the lead in the Fulmer Cup standings. Florida, Texas A&M, and Georgia are also representing...
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February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

4 recently arrested Crimson Tide freshmen kicked off the team

Four Crimson Tide freshmen – Eddie Williams, Dennis Pettway, Tyler Hayes and Brent Calloway – were arrested recently and charged with second degree robbery and fraudulent use of a credit card. University of Alabama head coach Nick Saban announced Wednesday that the four Crimson Tide freshmen again, Brent Calloway, Tyler Hayes, D.J. Pettway, and Eddie Williams were kicked out...
Via The Sports Bank
February 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Nick Saban boots four from Alabama

Four players for two-time defending national champion Alabama have been dismissed from school following their arrests after two robberies on campus. University spokeswoman Deborah Lane said Wednesday that linebackers D.J. Pettway and Tyler Hayes, safety Eddie Williams and H-back Brent Calloway are no longer enrolled after a judicial review. Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban had earlier...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Arrested Alabama Football Players Kicked Off Team

It didn't take long for the long arm of Nick Saban's law to take care of some troublesome football players. The University of Alabama announced today that Eddie Williams, Tyler Hayes, D.J Pettway and Brent Calloway are no longer a part of the team nor the University. You'll recall the four were arrested for a pair of robberies that took place on campus Feb. 11th...
Via Online Sports Guys
February 27, 2013  |  Discuss

3 of the 4 arrested Alabama players have been banned from campus

Though Nick Saban has only indefinitely suspended the four Alabama players arrested in connection with two on-campus robberies, a move by the school may signal a stiffer punishment may be on the way. According to the AP, the University of Alabama has banned Eddie Williams, Tyler Hayes and D.J. Pettway from campus while Brent Calloway has not been banned. Williams, Hayes, and Pettway...
Via No Guts, No Glory
February 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Alabama bars arrested players from campus

TUSCULOOSA, Ala. -- The University of Alabama has barred three football players from campus after their arrest on robbery charges. University spokeswoman Deborah Lane said Friday the players are suspended from school pending a judicial review expected to be done by late next week. Eddie Williams, Tyler Hayes and D.J. Pettway have been charged in separate robberies of two students...
Via Fox Sports South
February 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Alabama Bans 3 Players Charged In Robberies From Campus

Alabama is moving swiftly to let college football know that winning games is not more important than character and how you conduct yourself. After robbing and beating two of their fellow students, The Birmingham News is reporting that 3 of 4 players involved in the robberies have been banned from campus. A school spokesperson released a statement, but stated that Eddie Williams...
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February 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Alabama Bans 3 Players Charged In Robberies From Campus

Alabama is moving swiftly to let college football know that winning games is not more important than character and how you conduct yourself. After robbing and beating two of their fellow students, The Birmingham News is reporting that 3 of 4 players involved in the robberies have been banned from campus. A school spokesperson released a statement, but stated that Eddie Williams...
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 15, 2013  |  Discuss
ROLL TIDE, INDEED

Student victim of robbery speaks out

Samuel Jurgens, one of the victims of the robbery allegedly committed by Crimson Tide players, will not allow the experience to alter his love for Alabama football.

Via No Guts, No Glory
February 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Four Alabama Players Arrested On Robbery Charges

Only days after national signing day and not even time for spring games, the Alabama Crimson Tide are already making national headlines.These are not the good headlines we are used to hearing about from the defending two-time national champions.Four Crimson Tide players have been arrested and charged in an assault, robbery, and weapons charges.Receiver Eddie Williams was first arrested...
Via Football Nation
February 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Nick Saban: All Four Arrested Tide Players Suspended Indefinitely

Four University of Alabama football players were arrested Monday on various charges. Coach Nick Saban has released a statement confirming that running back Brent Calloway, linebacker Tyler Hayes, defensive lineman D.J. Pettway and defensive back Eddie Williams have been indefinitely suspended. The young men charged are indefinitely suspended as we continue to gather information and...
Via Gridiron Grit
February 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Alabama and Saban release statements regarding 4 arrested players

Four Alabama players, LB Brent Calloway, WR Eddie Williams, LB Tyler Hayes and DL D.J. Pettway were arrested Monday. Brent Calloway was also charged with fraudulent use of a credit card and Eddie Williams was charged with both second degree robbery and fraudulent use of a credit card. From Alabama: This is a very serious matter and we are very disappointed in the actions that...
Via College Football Section
February 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Flock of Alabama players arrested

If you had Alabama Wide Receiver Eddie Williams listed as a potential breakout player in 2012, back of B. The former five star recruit was arrested along with Defensive End D.J. Pettway Linebacker Tyler Hayes and Linebacker Brent Calloway for a slew of major felonies. Each punishable by several years in the poke. Williams, whose decision making process is clearly substandard, went...
Via The Victory Formation
February 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Arrested Alabama players knocked two students unconscious during robberies

Details are emerging from the arrest of four Alabama players on Monday. According to the arrest warrant obtained by TideSports.com, D.J. Pettway, Eddie Williams and Tyler Hayes “punched a student’s head and face and kicked him in the ribs and back area” during one of the robberies. The victim sustained cuts to his face, severe swelling, and a mild concussion. The players then...
Via No Guts, No Glory
February 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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