According to a report, Georgia will lose its 2012 match up against Alabama in favor of a match up with SEC newcomer Missouri.
The defensive back, who signed with Alabama out of high school but didn’t qualify academically, spent the last two seasons at Northeast Mississippi Community College. Belue has worked his way back to the Crimson Tide, signing a letter of intent with Alabama on Wednesday, the first day junior college transfers were allowed to do so.
The Crimson Tide’s football revenue of $77 million was the second-highest on our list, and the Athletic Department contributed $6.5 million to academic programs last year.
Warmack has started 25 of 30 games in his Alabama career. The 6-foot-3, 320 pound left guard has been a staple of the offensive line starting every game the past two seasons.
The raw, young talent that stepped into the suburban Birmingham football machine is on the verge of a pro career. He anchors statistically the best defense in the country and arguably one of the best in Alabama history.
But one thing none of those players will lack is information to make the right decision. Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban said the feedback he obtains from the NFL to help players make the decision includes nearly half the league.
“He’s a heavy guy, man. A heavy guy,” said Alabama defensive end Damion Square. “Initially, you can get movement on him. But eventually, science takes over. It’s kind of hard to beat a guy that massive.”
“I was pretty upset. I’m not going to lie. That happens. But we all got what we wanted – January 9 – so we’ve got to go out and get it.”
Sitting with William Vlachos in 2009, Alabama’s linemen forced their eyeballs open with toothpicks to examine every snap of the Longhorn’s season leading to the BCS national championship game.