Despite Super Bowl benching, Malcolm Butler won't question Bill Belichick's judgment
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 22:22:55 GMT
After playing more defensive snaps than any other New England player during the 2017 regular season and being on the field for every defensive snap of the Patriots' two playoff victories, cornerback Malcolm Butler played one snap -- with the punt team -- during Super Bowl LII. Butler and Bill Belichick haven't spoken since the game, so Butler doesn't have an explanation for why he didn't play as usual in the Patriots' 41-33 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Feb. 4. The odd ending to Butler's fourth NFL season didn't appear to discourage teams from pursuing him in free agency.
Zach Davis looking to secure spot in middle of South Alabama O-line
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 22:13:46 GMT
South Alabama offensive lineman Zach Davis and the Jags go though a practice and scrimmage Saturday, March 17, 2018, on campus in Mobile, Ala. A tight end at Lauderdale County High School in north Alabama, Davis was recruited to USA as an offensive tackle.
Former Women's Open golf champion Karrie Webb will be in Championship at Shoal Creek
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 21:42:11 GMT
Two-time U.S. Women's Open champion Karrie Webb has earned an excemption to this season's Championship to be held at Shoal Creek in Birmingham, Ala. Two-time U.S. Women's Open champion Karrie Webb has received a special exemption into the 73rd U.S. Women's Open Championship, which will be held May 31-June 3 at Shoal Creek in Birmingham.
Alabama reportedly completes 2019 non-conference football schedule
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 21:30:00 GMT
The addition of a Nov. 23 game with FCS school Western Carolina was first reported by FBSchedules.com on Monday. That would fill the slate of four non-SEC games for the season after next for Alabama.
Auburn's 'whole mentality' on finishing season stronger than 2017
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 21:18:38 GMT
The saying is typically "spring forward," but Auburn's players have been looking back to the fall for motivation this spring. After the Tigers made an impressive run to win the SEC West, the team faltered in its final two games of the season, losing to Georgia in the SEC Championship Game and then UCF in the Peach Bowl in a fashion that didn't line up with the team's run to that point.
Alabama lawmaker: Teachers don't want to be armed in schools because most of them are women
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 20:59:22 GMT
The comments were made as Republican State Rep. Harry Shiver was discussing a bill that would allow school systems in Alabama to designate trained teachers and administrators to carry guns on school campuses. An Alabama legislator has raised many eyebrows by saying that teachers should not be armed because most of them are women.
Sunday links: Spring practice is officially underway for the Hokies
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 20:13:24 GMT
Neither were open to the media, and we don't have interviews again until next Thursday, so early information is going to be sparse, short of what the Hokies release on social media.