Nick Saban, Mark Ingram Shocked James Carpenter was Drafted in First Round

Alabama offensive tackle James Carpenter was picked by the Seattle Seahawks 25th overall in the first-round of the draft Thursday evening. The pick was stunning to most people because Carpenter was projected as a mid-second round pick by several analysts. Hearing Carpenter’s name get called was even shocking for Bama coach Nick Saban, who was [...]
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April 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Seattle’s Carpenter an uncommon choice in many ways

RENTON, Wash. — It's not often that you see a dedicated right tackle taken with the 25th overall pick in the first round — that position is usually reserved for the later rounds, and the earlier selections for the more glamorous position of left tackle — i.e., the quarterback's blindside protector. It's also quite unusual for a tackle to immediately graduate from two seasons at Coffeyeville...
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April 29, 2011  |  Discuss

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