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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   This week I will discuss the middle linebacker position from 2010-2019 at the University of Alabama. Donta Hightower, 2010-11, he was 6’-3” and was 260 lbs. and was from Lewisburg Tenn. He was a four star recruit by Rivals.com. He chose Alabama over Auburn, Georgia Tech,…

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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   This week I will discuss the left defensive players at the University of Alabama from 2010-2019. Marcell Dareus started in 2010. He played at Huffman High School in Birmingham. He was All-State Honorable Mention, Atlanta-Journal Constitution Super Southern 100, Mobile Press-Register 100 and a Four Star…

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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   This week I will discuss the position starts at nose guard for the University of Alabama from 2010-19. Josh Chapman, 2010-11, played from 2007-11. He played at Hoover High School and was state champions his junior year and runner-up his senior year. He was a three…

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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   This week I will talk about the right defensive end position from 2010-2019 at The University of Alabama. Luther Davis started in 2010 and was from West Monroe, La.  He was the 15th best defensive tackle in the country. He committed to LSU, two weeks later…

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SEC makes history in NFL Draft

BY RAY VAN COR The Greenville Standard   We finally had some college football related TV last Thursday night when ESPN hosted the NFL’s 2020 Draft. The coronavirus threat made a normal outing out of the question. This year’s venue was to be held at the Raider’s new facility in Las Vegas Nevada and was…

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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   This week I will discuss the Jack Linebacker position at the University of Alabama. The definition of the position is that it is a hybrid defensive end and linebacker. It gives a big linebacker or a small defensive end a position. Jack is a pass rush…

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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   Fifty years ago today was my first trip to Tuscaloosa on April 18, 1970, for the A-Day game. The Alabama Football bug bit me during the 1969 season. That was not a good season. Alabama finished 6-5 and Coach Bryant almost left Alabama for The Miami…

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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   Today I will discuss the University of Alabama football starters at right tackle from 2010-2019. D.J. Fluker (2010-12), was a three year starter. He was 6’-5” and weighed 342 lbs. He wore a size 22 shoe. He signed in 2009 and was ranked as the number…

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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   Today I will discuss the right guard position at the University of Alabama from 2010-2019. Barrett Jones started at left tackle in from 2009 – 2011, right guard in 2O10 and center 2012. He was the most decorated player in Alabama Football history. Anthony Steen started…

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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   This week I will discuss the center position at the University of Alabama from 2010-19. William Vlahos played from 2009-2011 and was fifth year player. He committed to Mike Shula and signed under Nick Saban. He played at Mountain Brook High School as a guard and…

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