Alabama safety Robert Lester smelled the end zone against Auburn, but still seeks 1st career TD (video)
Robert Lester has racked up 14 interceptions during his Alabama career, a figure that ranks fifth in program history, but he’s never taken one back for a touchdown. He thought he had one Saturday against Auburn.
Top-ranked Alabama has yet to play an opponent with a strong vertical passing game. One reason is that quarterback Tyler Wilson didn’t play when the Crimson Tide crushed the Razorbacks 52-0.
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama – Safety Robert Lester will return to Alabama for his senior season, the school announced in as part of a press release. Lester had been wavering between Alabama and the NFL. He quickly becomes the veteran of the secondary after Thursday’s announcement that cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick, running back Trent Richardson and linebacker Dont’a Hightower will enter the NFL draft.
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama – Robert Lester will return to Alabama for his senior season, according to ESPN’s Joe Schad via Twitter. Schad’s Tweet read, “Alabama S Robert Lester has told coaches he is STAYING in school after considering NFL Draft.” Lester would be the fourth underclassman to choose to stay in school rather than make the early jump to the NFL. Offensive linemen Barrett Jones, Chance Warmack and D.J. Fluker all announced last month their intention to return to school.
View full sizeAlabama’s Robert Lester returns an interception against Ole Miss on Saturday in Oxford. The former Foley standout also made two tackles. (Mark Almond/Birmingham News)TUSCALOOSA, Alabama — Robert Lester seemed to insinuate his future at Alabama could hinge on
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama – Never mind the fact that Tennessee now is a 30-point underdog for Saturday’s game against Alabama at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Junior safety Robert Lester isn’t taking the Vols (3-3, 0-3 in the Southeastern Conference) lightly. Why? Because this is a rivalry game. “They’re going to bring their ‘A’ game,” he said. “Of course, we’re going to bring ours, and, you know, it’s going to be a good game.” In this video, he talks about the rivalry as well his first interception of the season, which came last week in a 52-7 victory at Ole Miss.
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama – Robert Lester sat down with reporters Tuesday to talk about No. 2 Alabama and Vanderbilt. The Crimson Tide will host the Commodores at 6 p.m. on Saturday at Bryant-Denny Stadium. What did he have to say about interceptions? Watch the interview.
Watch Alabama practice with players such as Dee Milliner, Robert Lester, Duron Carter and AJ McCarron (video)
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama – There’s plenty to watch in this Tuesday practice video from No. 3 Alabama as it prepares for No. 14 Arkansas. Dee Milliner returned to practice after missing Monday with an undisclosed illness. See what Duron Carter is up to…
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama – The 2010 Alabama-Arkansas game was Robert Lester’s coming-out party. With two interceptions, he was one of the heroes in the Crimson Tide’s 24-20 comeback road victory.