CLEVELAND, Miss. — Todd Cooley started making an impact in the Gulf South Conference way back in 1996.
TUSCALOOSA — When asked to take over for defending Rimington Award winner Ryan Kelly as Alabama’s starting center, Ross Pierschbacher readily accepted the challenge.
TUSCALOOSA — Avery Johnson's 2016-17 roster is now complete, following the announcement that former Southern Illinois forward Bola Olaniyan was joining Alabama as a graduate transfer.
North Alabama beat writer Jeff McIntyre spent several days this summer visiting with Gulf South Conference football coaches and players. In this eight-part series he chronicles his visits, which today focuses on Mississippi College.
FLORENCE — There is no doubt that North Alabama’s defense will be ready to hit when it takes the field Thursday night in the season opener at Jacksonville State.
CARROLLTON, Ga. — Will Hall appears at ease as he sits in his office and looks out at the playing surface at West Georgia’s University Stadium.
FLORENCE — Even for two guys who have been groomed to be quarterbacks their entire lives, the move from high school to college football is a huge adjustment.
TUSCALOOSA — Among the handful of Alabama’s five-star freshmen to make an impact last season, one has seemingly gotten lost in the shuffle — Da’Ron Payne.