2017 Alabama Football Unit Previews: Tight Ends

With O.J. Howard in the NFL, who will pick up the slack? What a dilemma the Crimson Tide had last year. On one hand, Alabama had an NFL-caliber tight end in O.J. Howard, but on the other there was the mad-genius playcalling of Lane Kiffin that did not include throwing to the tight end too much. #AlabamaProblems. For 2017, Howard and Kiffin have both moved on and Bama fans are left...
Via Roll 'Bama Roll
August 08, 2017

Alabama DL: 'I shot my finger off with a 12-gauge shotgun,' AL.com reports

Dakota Ball likely will not play in Saturday's college football playoff game
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
December 30, 2016

Alabama player reveals he blew off own finger with shotgun

Alabama defensive lineman Dakota Ball will not be able to play in his team’s College Football Playoff game against Washington on Saturday, and he has no one to blame but himself for that. Ball, with his hand heavily bandaged, confessed to reporters on Thursday that he accidentally blew his own index finger off with a shotgun earlier this month. The accident happened when he was...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Alabama DL Dakota Ball details how he blew his finger off with a shotgun

Alabama’s Dakota Ball didn’t expect to be missing the College Football Playoffs semifinals. Of course, he didn’t expect to be missing a finger either. But that’s the reality for the defensive lineman, who accidentally blew his finger off with his shotgun a couple of weeks ago during a hunting trip in Georgia. On Thursday, Ball faced the media at the Georgia Dome and retold his unfortunate...
Via SEC Country
December 29, 2016

Alabama Football: Dakota Ball Out Indefinitely After Hunting Accident

Alabama football was dealt a little blow, as Nick Saban told reporters Friday evening during his press conference that defensive lineman Dakota Ball was involved in a hunting accident. Defensive lineman Dakota Ball, a redshirt senior...
Via Bama Hammer
December 17, 2016

Alabama football player shoots finger in hunting accident

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Only in the South. During Alabama’s break between the SEC Championship Game and the bowl practice, one Crimson Tide player suffered an interesting injury. “Dakota Ball wasn’t out there today,” Saban said. “He actually had a hunting accident, shot his finger. I don’t know what exactly or how long he’ll be out, but we’ll let you know as it goes.” It’s one of those...
Via SEC Country
December 16, 2016

Alabama football: Tide holds awards banquet, names permanent captains

Alabama football held its annual awards banquet Sunday evening to celebrate the season to date. Earlier today, Alabama learned it would face Washington in the Peach Bowl seminal in the College Football Playoff on Dec. 31. The Crimson Tide named four captains on Sunday with seniors Jonathan Allen, Reuben Foster and Eddie Jackson joining junior Cam Robinson as the representatives for...
Via SEC Country
December 04, 2016

Alabama Football 2016 Unit Previews: Tight Ends

With practice starting this week, RBR helps you get a jump on what to look for. I know what you are thinking. O.J. Howard, O.J. Howard, and O.J. Howard. Oh yeah, and of course there is O.J. Howard. However, tight end/H-back is a position that may be a little less cut and dry for the Crimson Tide this coming season than you may think. Love him or hate him (or tenuously like him...
Via Roll 'Bama Roll
August 03, 2016

Opposition Research: Scouting the Alabama offense

It’s that time of year again! Wisconsin Badgers football is back and we’re talking about actual games here folks. That means its also time to give you the most in-depth coverage and opinions of every game opponent on the web, in our series titled “opposition research.” We’ll give you the inside scoop on the opponent for each week and the keys to Badgers success on each side of the...
Via Madtown Badgers
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

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