Following the conclusion of the 2013 BCS National Championship game where the Alabama Crimson Tide dominated the Notre Dame Fighting Irish a SEC Network sports reporter caught up with Tight end Michael Williams and star Wide Receiver Amari Cooper to [...]
Despite facing one of the most statistically impressive defenses in the nation, the Alabama offense was able to put up one of its most impressive performances of the season, including 264 yards and 4 touchdowns through the air. Freshman wide receiver Amari Cooper was on the receiving end of 6 catches for 105 yards and two touchdowns and while Cooper said he and his fellow receivers had respect for the Notre Dame defensive backs, his gameplan was never based around one-on-one matchups.
Alabama’s highlight reel in the 2012 Iron Bowl is a lengthy one but no play stood out more than Amari Cooper’s second-half touchdown that illustrated the freshman wide out’s big play capabilities. Cooper took what could have been a relatively simple first down reception and ducked under three Auburn defenders to break free for a 29-yard touchdown and into our Alabama Play of the Week archives.
Two Alabama football players that are sidelined could be out “as much as a week,” coach Nick Saban said after practice Tuesday. Starting running back Eddie Lacy (ankle) and freshman wide receiver Amari Cooper (knee) are “day to day,” Saban said, as is backup center Ryan Kelly (ankle). “We’ll see how it goes,” Saban said. “It’s not an exact science.”
You might have read about Alabama running back Eddie Lacy and wide receiver Amari Cooper here. They are recovering from injuries that Alabama football coach Nick Saban has said aren’t serious, but neither one is practicing Tuesday.
It isn’t hard to picture the highly regarded early enrolles catching passes in games this fall.
Alabama incoming wide receiver Amari Cooper works out during spring practice at the Thomas-Drew Practice Facility on Monday 3/26.
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama – One of the members of Alabama’s heralded 2012 signing class is Amari Cooper. The 6-foot-1, 190-pound wide receiver from Northwestern High School in Miami is one of eight early enrollees. He was among the new players who made a brief appearance Wednesday in the Alabama media room.
Amari Cooper, a wide receiver from Miami whose performance in camps this summer raised his stock significantly, committed today to Alabama. The 6-foot-2, 180-pound prospect from Northwestern High School in Miami, is the 19th player to commit to Alabama for its signing class of 2012. Cooper was injured last season and only played in four games, but he still is rated the No. 25 wide receiver prospect in the nation by Scout.com.