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  1. Jacob Coker working way to Alabama

    Alex Scarborough

    MOBILE, Ala. -- Idle is not a position Jacob Coker prefers. Yet here he is, amid the constant swish of windshield wipers, sitting impatiently in the passenger seat of a silver sedan as a thunderstorm continues to pummel this swampy patch of the Gulf ...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  2. Jacob Coker working to hit the ground running before arriving at ...

    Alex Scarborough

    Florida State transfer motivated by a shot at a starting job for Crimson Tide.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2014
  3. SEC lunchtime links

    Alex Scarborough

    We've come to the end of the work week. But first, a quick look around the SEC. Auburn's Chris Davis is out to prove he's more than the one play that defined his season during Senior Bowl week in Mobile. The Tigers are in good position at offen...

    Blog | January 24, 2014
  4. So. Alabama pipeline feeds college football

    Alex Scarborough

    MOBILE, Ala. -- Nearly in the middle of the Florida and Mississippi borders is Mobile, Ala., a port city whose founding can be traced back to French settlers in the early 1700s. Its roots, in other words, run deep. As does the richness of its soil, b...

    Blog | June 11, 2013
  5. Ely transfer no immediate impact on QBs

    Alex Scarborough

    MOBILE, Ala. -- Phillip Ely was never really in the race to become the starting quarterback for the Alabama Crimson Tide in 2014. If he had, he never would have transferred to Toledo in the offseason. UA coach Nick Saban's comments indicated as mu...

    Blog | June 07, 2013
  6. Alabama Crimson Tide players NFL-ready off field thanks to Nick S...

    Alex Scarborough

    Their Crimson Tide careers over, Nick Saban's players find their coach has prepped them for the NFL's off-field demands.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2013
  7. Williams wants more than blocking role

    Alex Scarborough

    MOBILE, Ala. -- For Michael Williams, the outlook on his NFL future is a mixed bag. On the one hand, the former Alabama tight end is likely to have a home at the next level because of his ability to block. On the other hand, he could find himself str...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  8. Johnson aims to prove he's full-time LB

    Alex Scarborough

    MOBILE, Ala. -- Winning 49 games and three national championships only got Nico Johnson so far. The former Alabama linebacker enters the thick of Senior Bowl practice this week with plenty of questions about his game. Is he fast enough to play in ...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  9. Lester out to prove he's more than smart

    Alex Scarborough

    MOBILE, Ala. -- Robert Lester wants to be known for more than his brain. In a sport that often values brute force and brawn over all else, the former Alabama safety stands apart. He's the right size at 6-foot-1 and 212 pounds, but it's his football i...

    Blog | January 21, 2013
  10. Bama commit Deon Johnson catching on

    Alex Scarborough

    HOOVER, Ala. -- Not many people knew Deon Johnson's name when he committed to the University of Alabama in mid-April. The slim wide receiver from Spanish Fort High School just outside of Mobile, Ala., didn't come with the acclaim of a Robert Foster, ...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  11. Nussmeier knows what works

    Alex Scarborough

    MOBILE, Ala. -- Doug Nussmeier isn't trying to reinvent the wheel at Alabama. Yes, he's a former record-breaking college quarterback who likes to throw the ball around. And, yes, he wants to use AJ McCarron to the best of his abilities. When he ta...

    Blog | June 01, 2012
  12. Upshaw fails to impress at NFL combine

    Alex Scarborough

    A little more than a month ago, Courtney Upshaw was the talk of the NFL draft, rising up many draft boards with his impressive showing at the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala. Going against the best seniors in the country, the former University of Alabama ...

    Blog | March 02, 2012
  13. Rainey turning heads at Senior Bowl

    Alex Scarborough

    MOBILE, Ala. -- Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan liked the play of Chris Rainey so much he began to sound like the former Florida running back's agent. After praising Rainey's versatility and speed at Tuesday's news conference, Shanahan stoppe...

    Blog | January 26, 2012
  14. Maze out at Senior Bowl

    Alex Scarborough

    MOBILE, Ala. -- Former University of Alabama wide receiver Marquis Maze will no longer take part in the Senior Bowl, according to a bowl spokesman. Maze was at Senior Bowl practices on Monday and Tuesday and took part in individual wide receiver d...

    Blog | January 25, 2012
  15. Fleming working to improve at Senior Bowl

    Alex Scarborough

    MOBILE, Ala. -- Jamell Fleming can't do what he's grown accustomed to after five seasons at the University of Oklahoma. At the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala., Fleming has been prohibited from running bump-and-run or press coverage, relying solely on off...

    Blog | January 25, 2012
  16. Jones, Glenn glad for company at Sr. Bowl

    Alex Scarborough

    MOBILE, Ala. -- For Ben Jones and Cordy Glenn, the Senior Bowl has had the flavor of home. When the two Georgia offensive linemen get done with practice, they pack up and head back to the hotel together and share a room. While most of the player...

    Blog | January 25, 2012