O.J. Howard came to Alabama as a receiving mismatch for most opposing defenses. He hopes to get even better in that area, but it could be that the most important thing he can do is become at least a match for opponents when he’s a blocking tight end.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Alabama's Derrick Henry and O.J. Howard both produced flashy moments as much-hyped freshmen.
Even a team loaded with talent like No. 1 Alabama needs lesser-known players to step up big sometimes.
Tana Patrick, Jalston Fowler and freshman tight end O.J. Howard delivered in a prime-time showdown with LSU, accounting for three touchdowns either prevented or scored in a victory decided by precisely that margin.
Only Howard seems likely to become a star among that trio.
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2013
A.J. McCarron hit tight end O.J. Howard to give the Alabama Crimson Tide a 10-3 second-quarter lead over LSU.
We’ve got a dandy going in Tuscaloosa tonight. After LSU took the lead, 7-3, on a 3-yard touchdown run by Jeremy Hill, Alabama struck back on a 52-yard touchdown pass from A.J. McCarron to O.J. Howard. It’s 10-7 in the second quarter.