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2015 Underclassmen Catch-up: Amari Cooper and Declared Alabama Prospects

For the 2015 NFL Draft, Alabama has three junior prospects that will each forego their final season of eligibility. Wide receiver Amari Cooper, running back TJ Yeldon, and safety Landon Collins declared for the draft, and all three have a legitimate shot at becoming top 50 picks. While Amari Cooper and Landon Collins project as first round prospects, TJ Yeldon is more likely to be...
Via Optimum Scouting
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Recruiting revenge? Touted RB recruit picks Bama over Ohio State

DALLAS - Urban Meyer can't win everything. An hour or so before Ohio State left campus Friday afternoon for the Dallas area and Monday's national championship game vs. Oregon, the Buckeyes lost a high-profile recruiting battle when Frankfort, Ky., running back Damien Harris announced he will play for Alabama. Ohio State, Kentucky and Alabama were the finalists for Harris, who ran...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Nation’s No. 1 RB Damien Harris Commits To Alabama

On the same day that Alabama junior running back T.J. Yeldon officially announced he is leaving school for the NFL, the Crimson Tide gained the commitment of a potential future star at the position.  Friday morning, five-star running back Damien Harris, rated the No. 1 running back in the country by Rivals.com, committed to play at Alabama. The 5-foot-11, 205-pound back out of Berea...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama's Cooper, Collins, Yeldon to enter NFL draft

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper, safety Landon Collins and tailback T.J. Yeldon are skipping their senior seasons to enter the NFL draft. All three announced their decisions in a news conference on Friday. All-Americans Cooper and Collins are projected as likely top 10 picks. Draft projections have Yeldon possibly going as high as the second round. Cooper...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Copper, two Tide teammates leaving 'Bama early for NFL Draft

A week after losing to Ohio State in the College Football Playoff semifinals, Alabama's still hurting. But these wounds could sting well into next season. According to multiple reports Thursday, Crimson Tide safety Landon Collins will skip his final year of NCAA eligibility and make himself available for the NFL Draft, and ESPN later in the day added that All-American receiver Amari...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Alabama Stars Making Early Jump To NFL

Alabama star wide receiver Amari Cooper, running back T.J. Yeldon and safety Landon Collins are reportedly foregoing their senior seasons and entering the upcoming 2015 NFL Draft. Alabama WR Amari Cooper & RB T.J. Yeldon will enter NFL Draft @ClowESPN reports — Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) January 8, 2015   Photo Credit: rolltide.com Cooper was one of three...
Via Gridiron Grit
16 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Draft, Bears, Eagles, Giants, & Lions

Draft Alabama WR Amari Cooper will enter the 2015 NFL Draft. (Chris Low) Alabama RB T.J. Yeldon will enter the 2015 NFL Draft. (Brett McMurphy) Bears ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that newly hired GM Ryan Pace is wasting no time in the process of hiring a new head coach, as he is reportedly taking part in the team’s interview with Cardinals DC Todd Bowles. Brad Biggs points...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama’s Amari Cooper and TJ Yeldon To Enter NFL Draft

Bama will be fine, but their two big horses are going pro. Alabama standouts Amari Cooper and TJ Yeldon have decided to join teammate Landon Collins and enter the NFL Draft. This isn’t much of a surprise for either players, Cooper is coming off one of the most prolific seasons a wide receiver could have and Yeldon has been a mainstay for the Tide’s offense since he stepped foot...
Via Thacover2
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Alabama WR Amari Cooper, RB T.J. Yeldon Will Declare For The NFL Draft

Landon Collins isn’t the only Alabama underclassman who will be leaving school early for the NFL Draft.  Crimson Tide junior wide receiver Amari Cooper and junior running back T.J. Yeldon are also heading to the pros, according to a report by Chris Low of ESPN.com.  Cooper is widely regarded as the top wide receiver in the draft class, while Yeldon is thought by many to be the...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Alabama RB T.J. Yeldon Has His Leg Wrapped Up Heavily For Sugar Bowl vs. Ohio State

Alabama junior running back T.J. Yeldon will be a “pre-game decision” for tonight’s contest against Ohio State in the Sugar Bowl, Nick Saban told reporters on Wednesday.  The Crimson Tide (12-1) are currently in the Superdome warming up for their College Football Playoff semifinal contest against the Buckeyes (12-1). Yeldon, who is dealing with a hamstring injury, has been...
Via College Spun
23 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: Allstate Sugar Bowl Preview – Alabama vs Ohio State

In the first-ever college football playoff, the selection committee set up a juicy Nick Saban-Urban Meyer rematch for longtime SEC football fans. Much will be made of that coaching matchup, but on the field there are plenty of players to watch for the upcoming 2015 NFL Draft. Just looking at seniors in the game, there are more than 10 prospects carrying draft eligible grades from...
Via Optimum Scouting
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama RB Yeldon will be pregame decision for Sugar Bowl

Alabama may have one fewer running back when it takes the field for Thursday's Sugar Bowl semifinal game vs. Ohio State, as Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban said T.J. Yeldon will be a pregame decision. Yeldon has battled ankle and hamstring injuries this season but missed only the team's game vs. Western Carolina. He rushed for a season-high 127 yards vs. Auburn in the Iron Bowl...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Bama Fans Celebrating Christmas

  You’ll have to look close on some of the photos of Alabama fans celebrating Christmas. Some photos seem simple, like the grown Bama fan wearing his new T.J. Yeldon jersey. You have a grown-ass man full of cheer because someone got him a Yeldon jersey and a Bama hat for Christmas. That’s simply Roll Tide being Roll Tide. Then we have the Bama fan who got some Bama gear, four...
Via Busted Coverage
December 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Five reasons Alabama will win its third national title in four years

Alabama enters the College Football Playoff as the No. 1 overall seed and the odds-on favorite to win the 2014-15 national championship. The Crimson Tide have won two out of the last three titles and enter the playoff with an eight-game winning streak, including a 42-13 win over Missouri in the SEC championship and a 55-44 victory over Auburn in the Iron Bowl. The Crimson Tide's...
Via Fox Sports
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama vs. Missouri: The Tide rolls to another SEC crown, punches playoff ticket

The SEC Championship Game that everyone thought would be a blowout did not defy expectations. After a full season in which the SEC West and SEC East lived in different worlds, the matchup of champions from the two divisions was as lopsided as it figured to be. From the first drive of the game, Alabama came out and emphasized its strengths to impose its will on outmatched Missouri...
Via The Student Section
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama vs. Missouri: The Tide rolls to another SEC crown, punches playoff ticket

The SEC Championship Game that everyone thought would be a blowout did not defy expectations. After a full season in which the SEC West and SEC East lived in different worlds, the matchup of champions from the two divisions was as lopsided as it figured to be. From the first drive of the game, Alabama came out and emphasized its strengths to impose its will on outmatched Missouri...
Via Bloguin Best
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers taken down 42-13 by No. 1 Alabama in SEC title game

ATLANTA -- Alabama locked up another title, with plenty of style points for the playoff committee. Now, the Crimson Tide can go after the crown it really wants. Blake Sims threw a pair of touchdown passes, T.J. Yeldon and Derrick Henry each had a couple of touchdown runs, and top-ranked Alabama pulled away in the fourth quarter to win its 24th Southeastern Conference championship...
Via AP on Fox
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 1 Alabama routs Missouri 42-13 for SEC title

ATLANTA (AP) Blake Sims threw a pair of touchdown passes, T.J. Yeldon and Derrick Henry each had a couple of touchdown runs, and top-ranked Alabama pulled away in the fourth quarter to win its 24th Southeastern Conference championship with a 42-13 victory over No. 14 Missouri on Saturday. Missouri made it a one-score game in the third quarter, but Alabama (12-1) scored three touchdowns...
Via AP on Fox
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers taken down 42-13 by No. 1 Alabama in SEC title game

ATLANTA -- Alabama locked up another title, with plenty of style points for the playoff committee. Now, the Crimson Tide can go after the crown it really wants. Blake Sims threw a pair of touchdown passes, T.J. Yeldon and Derrick Henry each had a couple of touchdown runs, and top-ranked Alabama pulled away in the fourth quarter to win its 24th Southeastern Conference championship...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers taken down 42-13 by No. 1 Alabama in SEC title game

ATLANTA -- Alabama locked up another title, with plenty of style points for the playoff committee. Now, the Crimson Tide can go after the crown it really wants. Blake Sims threw a pair of touchdown passes, T.J. Yeldon and Derrick Henry each had a couple of touchdown runs, and top-ranked Alabama pulled away in the fourth quarter to win its 24th Southeastern Conference championship...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama Stomps Missouri 42-13, Advance to College Football Playoff

Bama pic.twitter.com/57y8bWlXRQ — Barrett Sallee (@BarrettSallee) December 6, 2014 Final SEC Championship Game with Mike Slive as commissioner today. Quite the legacy he’s established in college athletics. — Bryan Fischer (@BryanDFischer) December 6, 2014 War Damn Mizzou! No No love over here! — LaDarius Owens (@KingLO1091) December 6, 2014 lol, Bama running godless...
Via Bloguin Best
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama Stomps Missouri 42-13, Advance to College Football Playoff

Bama pic.twitter.com/57y8bWlXRQ — Barrett Sallee (@BarrettSallee) December 6, 2014 Final SEC Championship Game with Mike Slive as commissioner today. Quite the legacy he’s established in college athletics. — Bryan Fischer (@BryanDFischer) December 6, 2014 War Damn Mizzou! No No love over here! — LaDarius Owens (@KingLO1091) December 6, 2014 lol, Bama running godless...
Via The Student Section
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

SEC Championship Preview: Alabama vs. Missouri

After a long season the SEC finally has the kings of the divisions. Leading the SEC east are the Missouri Tigers at 10-2, with a 7-1 record in conference play. Leading the SEC west division are the Alabama Crimson Tide at 11-1, also 7-1 in conference play. These two SEC powerhouses will collide this Saturday, December 6, on CBS at 2:00 pm. Breaking down the key players by position...
Via isportsweb.com
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Scouting the 2014 SEC Championship Game

Missouri is the one final roadblock standing between Alabama and a trip to the first ever College Football Playoff. Claiming the SEC East in a year that saw Florida head coach Will Muschamp fired and The Ole Ball Coach’s South Carolina Gamecocks flounder, Missouri poses a handful of tough matchups for the Crimson Tide. Offensively, their quarterback Maty Mauk goes out of his way...
Via Optimum Scouting
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 1 Alabama avenges 'Kick Six,' beats No. 15 Auburn in Iron Bowl

A year after being shocked by Auburn, Alabama got its Iron Bowl revenge.  Quarterback Blake Sims threw four touchdown passes, including three to wide receiver Amari Cooper, and running back T.J. Yeldon ran in a pair of scores as the top-ranked Crimson Tide defeated No. 15 Auburn on Saturday, 55-44. The Tigers entered the second half with a 26-21 lead that increased to 12 points...
Via Fox Sports
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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