Most saw it coming the minute SEC Commissioner Mike Slive galloped out to Texas looking to strike college football oil. The league wasn’t adding Texas A&M. They were adding Texas with different-colored uniforms.
Winning back-to-back national championships and developing into one of college football's best quarterbacks will do that. Publicly dating a supermodel pushes McCarron well into the threshold of celebrity, past the occasional television spot into the realm of obscure media reports on his parking habits.
Former Alabama secondary coach Jeremy Pruitt will make a $500,000 salary in his new position as defensive coordinator at Florida State, according to a Palm Beach Post report.Pruitt, who coached at Hoover High before joining the Alabama staff in 2007 as Director of Player Development, made $260,000 in 2012.Pruitt, who is Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher's highest-paid assistant
Former Alabama offensive tackle D.J. Fluker weighed in at 339 pounds today at NFL Combine, down 16 from what he posted at last month's Senior Bowl. Fluker is considered to be the top-rated right tackle available in the 2013 NFL Draft. Most NFL Draft experts project him to land in the late part of the first round.
The on the field work does not begin until Saturday but the offensive linemen and tight ends are already in Indianapolis to be measured and medically tested. Here's the buzz filtering around town on Day 1, February 21st. Update: Stanton gaining steam in free agency...