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Alabama football: Cooper Bateman, Blake Barnett to play vs. USC

Nick Saban will be playing two quarterbacks for the Alabama Crimson Tide’s season-opener against USC this weekend. On Monday, the Alabama football coach announced both Cooper Bateman and Blake Barnett will see action against the Trojans. Nick Saban says Cooper Bateman & Blake Barnett are the 2 QBs who will play vs. USC — Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) August 29, 2016 There...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Alabama football predictions: Crimson Tide to use two QBs?

Plenty of people have been sharing their predictions regarding the starting quarterback for Alabama football. The Crimson Tide are currently watching junior Cooper Bateman battle freshmen Blake Barnett and Jalen Hurts for the starting job and currently there is no clear-cut No. 1. Because of that, we could potentially see the Bulldogs using multiple quarterbacks early on in the year...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 18, 2016  |  Discuss

See how Cooper Bateman looks as Alabama opens fall practice

For the third consecutive year, Alabama will have a new starter at the quarterback position. The Crimson Tide have plenty of talent on the roster, but can anyone emerge and "win the team"? Through all the speculation and analysis, many consider the front runner for the job to be junior Cooper Bateman. Watch the video above to see how he looked during Alabama's first fall practice of 2016.
Via Alabama Crimson Tide Athletics
August 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Cooper Bateman has slight lead as Alabama QB

For the third straight year, the Alabama Crimson Tide don’t know who their starting quarterback is going into the summer. However, their most experienced quarterback, Cooper Bateman, seems to be in line to win the starting job. Despite Bateman reportedly holding a slight lead for the position, head coach Nick Saban doesn’t seem too keen on making a decision just yet. He spoke with...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Nick Saban's wife Terry wanted Jake Coker as starting QB

Nick Saban is regarded as one of the smartest and best coaches in college football history. But did you know that his wife Terry is one of the key ingredients to his success? Terry Saban, known fondly as “Miss Terry” around the Alabama program, has been married to Nick since 1971. You figure that over the years she has picked up quite a bit of knowledge about football. That most...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ole Miss LB Denzel Nkembiche Catches Alabama QB Cooper Bateman Sleeping And Drops The Hammer On Him

One of the first things every kid learns playing football is that you play till the whistle blows. That means if you are on the field you better be trying to make a play or at least aware of someone possibly trying to make a play on you. The last thing you can do is quit paying attention to your surroundings.That is exactly what Alabama quarterback Cooper Bateman did Saturday night...
Via FatManWriting
September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Alabama QB destroyed on hit after throwing INT

Welcome to the SEC, Cooper Bateman. Bateman made his first career start on Saturday, and he was absolutely destroyed by Ole Miss. After throwing an interception in the second quarter, Ole Miss’ Denzel Nkemdiche crushed him with a block. Gosh, aren’t there rules against hitting quarterbacks so hard? Maybe just in the NFL. That outta teach him twice about throwing picks next time.
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 2 Alabama starts Cooper Bateman at QB vs No. 15 Ole Miss

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Quarterback Cooper Bateman has made his first start for No. 2 Alabama. Bateman replaced Jake Coker as the starter Saturday night against No. 15 Mississippi. They were both listed as starters in the pre-game announcement but Coker had opened each of the first two games. The former Florida State backup had passed for 427 yards and two touchdowns, with one interception...
Via Associated Press
September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Breaking: Bateman to start for Alabama

Cooper Bateman will start over Jacob Coker at quarterback for Alabama in its big SEC West Division showdown with Ole Miss on Saturday night.  The Utah native has gone 18-of-25 for 149 yards in limited time this year. While Coker had been getting the majority of the snaps as a starter, Bateman's advantage athletically could be a reason as to why he got the call versus a very active...
Via FOX Sports
September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Throwing accuracy separating Cooper Bateman?

Alabama is only days away from opening the season in Arlington, Texas against a tough Wisconsin team - in fact the Badgers beat Auburn in the Outback Bowl to close out their 2014 season.  Despite the task in front of them, the Tide have yet to publicly name their starting quarterback for the game and continue to split reps between a number of quarterbacks in practice. The latest...
Via FOX Sports
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

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