Tag: Alabama

DeVonta Smith Heisman Win Shows Little Guy Can Win If by Little You Mean 6’1 and Shredded

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Tom Pennington | Credit: Getty Images

Almost 30 years after a receiver was awarded the Heisman Trophy, another name was added to that short list on Tuesday when Alabama wideout DeVonta Smith won the prestigious honor. His win shows that there’s hope for the little guy, as long as the little guy is still of above-average height and in peak physical shape. Continue reading “DeVonta Smith Heisman Win Shows Little Guy Can Win If by Little You Mean 6’1 and Shredded”

If Football Career Ends, At Least Tua Tagovailoa Still Has Art History Degree from Alabama

by Alex Poletti
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The worst fears of Crimson Tide fans came to fruition on Saturday, as star quarterback Tua Tagovailoa suffered a hip injury against Mississippi State, ending his season. Though this is a major setback for Tua Tagovailoa, and has the potential to prematurely end his playing career, experts at The Second String believe that Tua will be alright, given his bachelor of arts degree in Art History from the University of Alabama.

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Jalen Hurts Yet to Be Named Starting QB, Coaches Wary to Ruin Reputation as Best Backup

by Alex Poletti

Jalen Hurts’ transfer to Oklahoma has been one of the top stories at Big 12 media days this week in Arlington, Texas. With the former Alabama quarterback on the squad, the Sooners hope to maintain the record-setting offensive production of last year’s Kyler Murray-led team. However, head coach Lincoln Riley has yet to name Hurts as the starting quarterback, saying he doesn’t want to ruin the 20-year-old’s reputation as the NCAA’s premier backup.

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