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2011 Senior Bowl

Posted by | Jan 27, 2011 | -

Below are some of the top Tide football stories for today published by various organizations:

Senior Bowl: Players to watch

By Phinsider
Greg McElroy, QB, Alabama – Despite being only a two year starter, McElroy has some impressive stats. What stands out? His 39 to 10 touchdown to interception ratio and his 66.3% career completion percentage (over 70% in 2010). Despite his accuracy and his high football IQ, the kid has some red flags. His lack of good arm strength and his lack of ideal height (he’s a shade under 6’2) will cause teams to really be cautious when evaluating McElroy. But something we need to keep in mind is Daboll’s connection to Nick Saban, McElroy’s coach at Alabama. The Dolphins will surly know everything they can possibly want to know thanks to Daboll’s relationship with Saban. [More]

Tide Looking At Beamer

By John Pennington, MrSEC.com
It’s a week before signing day and all through the house, not a creature is stirring… except Nick Saban with a stack of resumes. Saban is searching for a replacement for departed receivers coach and recruiting coordinator Curt Cignetti who took the head coaching job at Indiana University of Pennsylvania last week. Yesterday, reports surfaced connecting Kentucky receivers coach — and Alabama native — Tee Martin to the Tide’s job. Former Minnesota head coach Tim Brewster has also been named as a candidate. Now rumors are increasing that South Carolina’s Shane Beamer is a candidate as well. Beamer worked with the Gamecocks’ special teams and strong safeties last year. Two weeks ago, Steve Spurrier took the safeties duties off his plate so he could focus on the specialty units. He is also Carolina’s recruiting coordinator. [More]

Recruiting: Isaiah Crowell Is down To Alabama and Georgia

By Chip Towers, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
It’s official. It’s down to Alabama and Georgia for Isaiah Crowell. The state’s No. 1 college football prospect, a 6-foot, 210-pound tailback out of Carver-Columbus, canceled what was to be his final official visit to Auburn this weekend. “He just said he was getting real tired,” Carver-Columbus coach Dell McGee said Wednesday. “He wanted to thank Auburn for recruiting him and felt like this would only be fair if they wanted to recruit another running back. He said he’s down to Alabama and Georgia now. He wants to take the weekend off and sit down with his family and talk about the situation.” Crowell is a 5-star-rated recruit who’s considered the No. 1 back in America by ESPN and Scout.com. He will make his announcement between the two schools on national signing day. [More]

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