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Alabama hires Jeremy Pruitt as defensive coordinator

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Alabama has hired Jeremy Pruitt as defensive coordinator after he served in that role at Georgia and Florida State. Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban announced the hiring of Pruitt, a former Alabama assistant, on Friday. He was on Mark Richt's staff at Georgia and fills the vacancy left when Kirby Smart took over the Bulldogs program. Pruitt spent the past...
Via AP on Fox
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Gregg Williams compares Rams’ Barron to Sean Taylor

The Rams’ defense is loaded with superstar talent, but, like most good units, they have a stable of versatile role players, as well. Among them is Mark Barron. You might recall the name. He was drafted No. 7 overall by the Buccaneers in 2012, a product of Alabama that was supposed to be an impact safety at the next level. He was a playmaker for the Crimson Tide, and when he came...
Via Helmet2Helmet
September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Top recruit says Auburn owns Mobile area

Tre Williams had a scholarship offer from basically every school in the country. The five-star linebacker from Mobile, Ala. committed to Auburn last May, choosing the Tigers over Alabama, LSU, and USC, among other teams.  According to the 6-foot-2, 220-pound athlete, Auburn now “owns” his hometown, which is one of the most fertile recruiting areas in the state.  This Auburn...
Via College Spun
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Barron: An appreciation for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ secondary is quietly becoming one of the scariest units in the National Football League. One of the key players in the Buccaneers’ secondary is safety Mark Barron. The former Alabama Crimson Tide standout is another product of Nick Saban, who seems to produce NFL players at a faster rate than Usain Bolt running 100 meters. Barron was a key player...
Via cover32 - Buccaneers
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Time to Talk Turkey

By turkey, of course I mean football and the coming bowl season. The bird isn’t anything to get excited about really, but it can make an excellent sandwich to accompany football-watching. First of all, I wanted to remind my All-Blogger voters to get their submissions in. About half of the ballots are still missing. None will be accepted after the first game kicks off on Thanksgiving...
Via In The Neutral Zone
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss
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