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Bama's deep backfield should take pressure off QBs

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Whoever emerges as Alabama's starting quarterback has a built-in safety net in the backfield. When in doubt, the second-ranked Crimson Tide's Jake Coker or Blake Sims can always hand off to T.J. Yeldon. Or Derrick Henry. Or perhaps Kenyan Drake. That tailback trio once again gives Alabama an enviable backfield when the season opens Saturday against...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kenyan Drake: Every Alabama, Auburn Fan Cheers For Other’s Team So They’ll Be Undefeated When They Meet

When it comes to college football rivalries, the Alabama-Auburn one is close to–or at–the top of the list.  One current Crimson Tide player believes that Alabama and Auburn fans root for their rival to win each game during the regular season. That way, when the two historic programs meet for the final game of the regular season, they’ll both be undefeated.  Ironically every...
Via College Spun
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

The 10 College Football Teams With The Best Chances Of Going Undefeated In 2014

Is FSU’s Schedule Cake? It’s an amazing feat for a college football team to go undefeated for the entirety of its regular season. For it to even be possible, a team has to have both incredible talent and a favorable schedule.  We decided to put together a list of 10 teams we believe have the best chances at finishing the regular season with unblemished records. Remember –...
Via College Spun
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama RB Kenyan Drake: ‘The Hunger On This Team Is Unreal’

Motivation seemed to be a problem for Alabama’s football team in 2013. It apparently won’t be this fall.  On Tuesday, Nick Saban was in Bristol, Conn., appearing on a variety of ESPN programming. The Alabama coach often discussed last season’s team, saying that some of his players cared more about winning while “looking good” than strictly winning. Saban also said he had...
Via College Spun
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama's Kenyan Drake, Jarran Reed suspended, but not off team after recent arrests

Alabama running back Kenyan Drake and defensive end Jarran Reed are "suspended but not kicked off the team" in light of their recent arrests, coach Nick Saban said Thursday at SEC Media Days. "They're suspended from activity," Saban said. "When they prove that I think or we think that they're ready to come back and show a little bit more responsibility...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama DL Jarran Reed arrested on DUI charges.

Jarran Reed. VIa al.com.Another Alabama player has landed himself in hot water with the law. Defensive lineman Jarran Reed, a junior JUCO transfer, was arrested in Tuscaloosa, Al. on charges of driving under the influence.According to the Tuscaloosa Police Department, a police officer observed Reed as his Dodge Charger allegedly collided with another vehicle while attempting to back...
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July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama Defensive Lineman Jarran Reed Arrested For DUI

New Alabama DL Jarran Reed(Twitter/@EMCCathletics) This summer is becoming a tumultuous one for Alabama football. Last weekend, running back Kenyan Drake was arrested in Tuscaloosa, and now defensive lineman Jarran Reed is in trouble after being taken in for DUI. AL.com has more details: Defensive lineman Jarran Reed was arrested Sunday morning and charged with DUI, according to...
Via College Spun
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama RB Kenyan Drake Seems Motivated, Tweets Inspiring Rap Lyrics A Week Following His Arrest

It hasn’t been a great offseason for Kenyan Drake. The Alabama running back was reportedly arrested last week when he allegedly ignored police orders to stay away from a crime scene. Nick Saban has yet to truly comment on his player’s legal trouble, saying, “I’m aware of the situation and will handle it once I’ve reviewed the information and talk to the appropriate people...
Via College Spun
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama RB Derrick Henry Shows Support For Teammate Kenyan Drake On Instagram

Given the fact that Alabama running back Kenyan Drake was arrested early Saturday morning in Tuscaloosa for “Obstructing Government Operations”, it’s a sure bet that members of the Crimson Tide coaching staff, especially head coach Nick Saban, probably aren’t thrilled with him. But it looks like at least one of his teammates – Derrick Henry – is staying supportive. Henry...
Via College Spun
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Nick Saban Comments On Kenyan Drake Arrest: ‘Will Handle It Once I’ve Had Chance To Review Information’

Alabama running back Kenyan Drake was arrested in Tuscaloosa, Ala. early Saturday morning. According to multiple reports, Drake was arrested for obstructing governmental operations. His car was reportedly parked in the middle of a crime scene, and he allegedly lifted up police tape to get to his vehicle.  Nick Saban is aware of the situation, and he recently commented on his running...
Via College Spun
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama RB Kenyan Drake arrested

According to a report by al.com, Alabama running back Kenyan Drake was arrested early Saturday morning and charged with count of obstructing government operations. Apparently the Crimson Tide RB ignored Tuscaloosa police and their direction to stay away from a crime scene.  Tuscaloosa Police spokesman Sgt. Brent Blankley stated, “His [Drake] car was in the crime scene area...
Via NCAA Football Zone
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Alabama RB arrested for crossing crime scene

Alabama running back Kenyan Drake was arrested on early Saturday morning on charges of obstructing government operations.
Via Gamedayr
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Alabama RB Kenyan Drake charged with entering crime scene

University of Alabama running back Kenyan Drake was arrested early Saturday after ignoring police orders to stay away from a crime scene, according to Tuscaloosa Police. Drake was at the downtown Temerson Square area around 1 a.m. Saturday when a Tuscaloosa Police officer shot at a man they witnessed shooting another man, said Tuscaloosa Police spokesman Sgt. Brent Blankley.
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama RB Kenyan Drake Arrested (Mugshot)

The Crimson Tide were having such a quiet summer before this. Al.com reports that Alabama running back Kenyan Drake was arrested early Saturday morning and charged with one misdemeanor count of obstructing government operations. According to the criminal code of Alabama, obstructing governmental operations is defined by the following: (a) A person commits the crime of obstructing...
Via Thacover2
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama RB Kenyan Drake Arrested (Mugshot)

The Crimson Tide were having such a quiet summer before this. Al.com reports that Alabama running back Kenyan Drake was arrested early Saturday morning and charged with one misdemeanor count of obstructing government operations. According to the criminal code of Alabama, obstructing governmental operations is defined by the following: (a) A person commits the crime of obstructing...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Alabama RB Kenyan Drake Arrested In Tuscaloosa Overnight

Alabama fans are waking up to some unfortunate news Saturday morning. Crimson Tide running back Kenyan Drake was reportedly arrested early this morning for what the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is calling “Obstructing Government Operations”. We don’t have any details on what allegedly occurred, but Drake was booked in the county jail and had a mugshot taken. Drake...
Via College Spun
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Kenyan Drake Agrees That Teammate Amari Cooper Is The Best Wide Receiver In The Country

Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper is certainly one of the best wide receivers in the Southeastern Conference, especially after the departures of Texas A&M’s Mike Evans and LSU’s Odell Beckham Jr. But is he one of the best in the entire country? His teammate, running back Kenyan Drake, certainly thinks so. Drake, responding to a tweet from the fake Amari Cooper account (more...
Via College Spun
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Does West Virginia Have a Chance? An Objective Look at Alabama

West Virginia opens the 2014 season against Alabama in the Georgia Dome on August 30th in The Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game. That is so close to Alabama that it’s like a home game, right? Only 200 miles and a three hour drive. But the territory is about as hostile as they could find. The Crimson Tide playing in the middle of Georgia Bulldog territory? What was someone thinking? That’s...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama RB Derrick Henry Is A Large Human Being

Alabama’s stud sophomore running back Derrick Henry, who had his breakout game during the Orange Bowl against Oklahoma, and has a reported 4.5 40-yard-dash time, is clearly putting in the work this offseason. With Henry, T.J. Yeldon and Kenyan Drake at the running back position, Alabama’s running game is going to be very tough to stop. […] The post Alabama RB Derrick Henry...
Via Diehardsport
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Lane Kiffin offers high praise for Yeldon, Drake and Henry

Originally posted on College Football Insider Blog:T.J. Yeldon will join Kenyan Drake and Derrick Henry in a crowded Alabama backfield. (AP photo) Alabama has turned out some pretty good… 3 total views, 3 views today
Via In The Neutral Zone
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama’s O.J. Howard Has LSU On His Mind During Geography Class, Thinks Of Tiger Stadium When Death Valley Is Mentioned

Death Valley National Park is a national park that spreads throughout California and Nevada. It’s a desert valley that is known as the lowest and driest area in North America.  Death Valley is also the nickname given to LSU’s Tiger Stadium, perhaps the most intimidating environment in college football.  It is the latter of the two that Alabama tight end O.J. Howard had on his...
Via College Spun
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Covering Dixie: Lane Kiffin, Alabama, Auburn, and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC. It's what your conference wants to be like when it grows up.I have to praise you like I should.Alabama offensive coordinator gives high marks to Crimson Tide running backs Kenyan Drake, Derrick Henry, and T.J. Yeldon. (ESPN) I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For.Team Speed Kills looks at Alabama's troubles with finding a...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Lane Kiffin Says Alabama RB Trio Better Than Any In NFL

 K Lane Kiffin has finally been allowed to speak as an Alabama assistant coach, and these comments will probably cause Nick Saban to put the gag-order back on his assistants. According to al.com, Kiffin told the audience during a speaking engagement that “there probably aren’t three more talented tailbacks in the NFL on a roster than we’re fortunate to be able to work with...
Via Thacover2
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Crimson Tide loaded at running back

As the start of spring practice for Alabama approaches, we'll continue to breakdown each position. Today, we take a look at the Crimson Tide's stable of running backs. Departed: Alvin Kamara (transfer), Dee Hart Ready for spring: T.J. Yeldon, rising junior; Kenyan Drake, junior; Derrick Henry, sophomore; Altee Tenpenny, sophomore; Tyren Jones, redshirt freshman. Coming...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

A.J. McCarron takes to Twitter to send out message to doubters

Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback AJ McCarron took to Twitter to express how he feels about all the doubters that he has regarding his future in the NFL. McCarron recently turned down an invite to participate in the Senior Bowl that will be played in his hometown of Mobile, Alabama. There have been quite a few notable analysts that have made it clear that they do not believe that...
Via Sports-Glory
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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