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Alabama Football: Tide Players In The NFL

Roman Harper says Saints’ ‘whacks’ are just good tackles

I did not get any money for it,” Harper said. “I don’t understand. A ‘whack’ is just tackle, it’s a legal tackle. And it’s just a term we use for a certain tackle. It’s like, you hit a guy and I guess like you hit him low, below the belt, and his upper body lands before his lower body.


Wallace Gilberry Signs With Bucs

Gilberry was kind of a victim of unfortunate circumstances. He was picked up by the Herm Edwards regime when the Chiefs were still running a 4-3 defense. The next season, however, Herm Edwards was gone and so was the 4-3 defense. Gilberry was kind of a fish out of water in the 3-4.


Cushing calls former teammate Ryans a role model

You’re not going to learn from a better guy, said Cushing. “There was a lot of leadership stuff I learned from him, and how to be a pro. How to act and the kind of hours he put in and the dedication and really how much he loved the game. I just try to model myself after him.”


Trent Richardson ‘country-boy strong’, coach says

You know that old term, ‘country-boy strong’? He is country-boy strong, Kent Johnston told The Canton Repository. “Trent’s the type of guy who, if he never touched a weight, he’d be a strong man. But he has really enhanced that by the work he put in at Alabama.


Mark Ingram: Ingram calls surgery ‘as minor as it gets’

Just something, needed to have it fixed and went in and got it done, Ingram said. “A minor knee surgery, a little scope.”


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