It's a good thing a picture can be worth a thousand words, because Kevin Norwood isn't one to do much talking. His play is understated, his actions methodical. Look up, and there he is. Take him for granted, and he'll burn you. Consistency is his game. One catch builds to another -- and another and another.
Each day until the BCS National Championship Game, Daily Bama Blog contributor Brett Hudson will count down to kickoff, giving us bits and pieces of that day's significance to Alabama and Notre Dame. Today is five days until the game, which means Brett is examining the number "five."
This was the year – or at least that’s what everyone thought about the 2012 Georgia Bulldogs. After all, one of the top five defenses in the country in 2011 returned nine starters, including the best linebacker in the country and speed rush extraordinaire Jarvis Jones. The stage was set, and with Todd Grantham bringing defensive physicality back to Athens, one had to figure the Bulldogs would have an epic showing on the defensive side of the ball.However, Georgia’s 12 wins and an SEC East crown have more to do with the explosive offense than the highly anticipated defense.
Among the 18 players added to the Senior Bowl roster today are Alabama tight end Michael Williams, Notre Dame center Braxston Cave, Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones and Fresno State safety Phillip Thomas.
Five-star defensive back Tony Conner, considered by multiple recruiting services to be the nation's top safety prospect, is set to announce his college decision on Friday and both Alabama and Auburn are strong contenders for Conner's signature.
Wide receiver Robert Foster was among the standout performers Wednesday at the Under Armour All America Game practice session and he spoke to the media afterwards about his performance and about his decision to commit to Alabama