Melvin Gordon Calls Out Todd Gurley And T.J. Yeldon, Says Race For The Title Of Best RB In America Is “On”

Title title of “Best Running Back In College Football” is going to be hotly contested this year. There are a number of guys who you can argue is the best back in America, but the three guys who stand out above everyone else are Georgia’s Todd Gurley, Alabama’s T.J. Yeldon and Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon. While someone not from that group could very easily earn the title,...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Covering DIxie: T.J. Yeldon, Philip Lutzenkirchen, SEC Media Days, and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC. It's what your conference wants to be like when it grows up. Please Come to Hoover.The list of SEC players attending SEC media days has been released. (al.com) Hey Mr. T.J.Pat Dooley profiles Alabama running back T.J. Yeldon. (The Gainesville Sun)Philip Lutzenkirchen's legacy.The family of the late Auburn tight end Philip Lutzenkirchen...
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3 days ago  |  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

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...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

T.J. Yeldon Scouting Report

T.J. Yeldon RB Alabama #4 Ht: 6’1″ Wt: 218 All of our scouting reports are available to our premium members. If you would like access to our 2015 scouting reports, click here to sign up. Overview: Yeldon is sort of a ‘tweener at this stage of his career. He isn’t quite explosive or elusive enough to be a consistent weapon running on the outside but he’s not big...
Via DraftAce
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

T.J. Yeldon still Bama's top running back

Four touchdowns versus 14. Three hundred and eighty-two yards versus 1,235. Thirty-five carries versus 207. Two 100-yard games versus six. If it weren’t Derrick Henry, we wouldn’t be making the comparison. His freshman season was promising with 382 rushing yards and four total touchdowns. But if he weren’t Derrick Henry and this wasn’t Alabama, how important would...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Alabama Crimson Tide Schedule and Key Players Preview

The 2014 Alabama Crimson Tide will look to bounce back after back to back loses to end the 2013 season. The Tide lost in dramatic fashion to Auburn in the Iron Bowl by having a field goal try returned on them for a game winning touchdown with one second left. They then followed that up with a 45-31 loss to Oklahoma in the Sugar Bowl. The Tide will have to regroup after falling short...
Via Football Nation
March 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...
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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

Oklahoma Defense Forced Alabama in to Making Four Turnovers in the Sugar Bowl

It's a little cliche, but it is something that every coach will say is true--win the turnover battle and you win the game. Thursday night in the Sugar Bowl the Crimson Tide definitely lost it with an uncharacteristic two-interception night by A.J. McCarron, a T.J. Yeldon fumble, and a late fumble by McCarron that sealed the win for Oklahoma.Causing the turnovers is only half...
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January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Sugar Bowl breakdown: Alabama vs. Oklahoma

Alabama vs. Oklahoma Thursday, Jan. 2, 8:30 p.m., ESPN KEY MATCHUP In the Iron Bowl shocker against the Auburn Tigers, the same team now playing for the BCS National Championship, Alabama ran up 218 rushing yards and one score on the ground. Sophomore running back T.J. Yeldon accounted for 141, while Kenyon Drake and star receiver Amari Cooper pitched in. However, in the biggest...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Yeldon key for No. 3 'Bama in Sugar Bowl, beyond

T.J. Yeldon is a man of many yards and few words, which so far has suited third-ranked Alabama quite well. After this Thursday night's Sugar Bowl against No. 11 Oklahoma, though, some of the program's leaders, namely quarterback AJ McCarron, will be leaving school. Then Yeldon, whether he wants to or not, is expected to become the face of the Crimson Tide. ''We...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Nick Saban agrees to long-term deal with Alabama

University of Alabama director of athletics Bill Battle announced Friday that head football coach Nick Saban has signed a long-term contract extension with the university. “We are very pleased to have this agreement completed,” said Saban in statement released by RollTide.com. “Terry and our family are very happy in Tuscaloosa. It has become home to us. This agreement allows...
Via Sports-Glory
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Alabama football: 2 Things to take away from Miss. State game

The Alabama football team certainly had its struggles on Saturday night against Mississippi State in Starkville, Mississippi. But this game could actually benefit the Tide in many ways before they face the 6th ranked Auburn Tigers on November 30th for the annual Iron Bowl. Although the Tide played a sloppy game of football, this game, in a way, humbled the Tide– something that...
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November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Yeldon Hits Two Rushing Milestones

Alabama sophomore tailback T.J. Yeldon has surpassed the 2,000-yard rushing mark for his career and has rushed for over 1,000 yards this season.Yeldon came into the game with 862 yards this year and 1,970 for his career and rushed 24 times for 160 yards against Mississippi State.
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November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Alabama wins big in SEC showdown

Facing an opponent that had no intention of backing down, top-ranked Alabama responded with a strong second-half in which they gave LSU the fight they were looking for, winning the matchup of SEC powers 38-17 while staying perfect in the process. The Tigers enjoyed their only lead of the game in the second quarter when Jeremy Hill put LSU up 7-3 on a three-yard touchdown run, but...
Via Sports-Glory
November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Bama overwhelms LSU in second half

For the first time in two months, an opponent was standing up to Alabama. The top-ranked Crimson Tide flashed its overwhelming punching power to knockout No. 13 LSU in Saturday night's 38-17 victory Saturday, scoring the final 21 points in punishing fashion. AJ McCarron threw three touchdown passes, T.J. Yeldon ran for 133 yards and two scores and the Tide (9-0, 6-0 Southeastern...
Via AP on Fox
November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 1 Alabama overwhelms No. 10 LSU, 38-17

AJ McCarron threw three touchdown passes, T.J. Yeldon ran for 133 yards and two scores and No. 1 Alabama overwhelmed No. 10 LSU 38-17 Saturday night. The Crimson Tide (9-0, 6-0 Southeastern Conference) turned to power football to take control of a game that was tied early in the third quarter. Yeldon carried 18 times in the second half, 25 overall, after catching the game-winning...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Alabama rolls over Tennessee

T.J. Yeldon scored on three 1-yard runs and AJ McCarron passed for 275 yards and two touchdowns to help No. 1 Alabama continue to roll along with a 45-10 victory over Tennessee on Saturday. Landon Collins returned an interception 89 yards for another score for the Crimson Tide (8-0, 5-0 Southeastern Conference), which raced to a 35-0 halftime lead. Alabama has outscored its last...
Via AP on Fox
October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Yeldon, Drake latest tough Alabama tailback duo

Alabama's string of formidable tailback tandems continues unabated. Now, it's sophomores T.J. Yeldon and Kenyan Drake pounding at, or running away from, opposing defenses. The top-ranked Crimson Tide's Tailback 1 and 1A have been piling up yards and touchdowns at a clip that would make the Trent Richardson/Mark Ingram and Richardson/Eddie Lacy combos proud. It's...
Via AP on Fox
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Alabama Football: First quarter struggles don’t stop Tide dominantion

By the time Penn State took Michigan to 4 over times and won at home, Johnny Manziel needed to be helped off the field due to a knee injury (don’t worry he made it back to play), and Texas beat Oklahoma in the Red River Rivalry- Alabama had already dodged the day dubbed, “upset Saturday”. With a 48-7 rout of Kentucky, Alabama football solidified a season high 668 yards on offense...
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October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 1 Alabama routs Kentucky, 48-7

T.J. Yeldon and Kenyan Drake each ran for two touchdowns and No. 1 Alabama brushed off a few early mistakes to blow out Kentucky 48-7 on Saturday night. After a scoreless first quarter thanks to fumbles by the running backs and dropped passes in Kentucky territory, the Crimson Tide (6-0, 3-0 Southeastern Conference) scored on their last eight possessions and outgained the Wildcats...
Via AP on Fox
October 12, 2013  |  Discuss

GIF: TJ Yeldon jukes all of Oxford with incredible spin move

Star Alabama Crimson Tide running back T.J. Yeldon juked an Ole Miss defender right out of his shoes with an unreal spin move en route to a 68-yard touchdown scamper.
Via Gamedayr
September 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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