Alabama is favored to win the division and the conference in the 68th annual AL.com/Birmingham News Spring SEC Football Report as the Crimson Tide has perception on its side.
There probably aren’t three more talented tailbacks in the NFL on a roster than we’re fortunate to be able to work with at Alabama,” Kiffin tells L’Arche benefit crowd in Mobile.
Fisher, Auburn defensive coordinator Ellis Johnson, South Alabama coach Joey Jones and Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin are all scheduled to speak in Mobile on Thursday night.
The quarterback battle to come will draw a lot of headlines, but it may be more important for the Crimson Tide to get close to dominant again on the offensive line and in the secondary.
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Not surprisingly, the talk from ESPN college football analyst Todd Blackledge regarding Alabama centered on the quarterback situation.
“If he’s an average quarterback and it doesn’t work out, I can easily see them lose on the road to Mississippi. They can certainly lose to LSU. There are probably a few more in the middle.”
The Florida State transfer is taking classes, going through a rehab program and learning the offense.
Even Jacob Coker’s name is being mentioned as a potential darkhorse.
Incoming transfer will enroll in Tuscaloosa next month, but is already working to prepare himself for a shot at the starting job.
It goes beyond who’s the most talented. The openings need to be there, too.
“If he'd kicked it straight, we would have blocked it.”
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