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Entries for October 3rd, 2017

SEC Football by the Numbers: Top 10 from Week 5

Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Georgia and Texas A&M won conference games, and SEC teams posted a 2-1 record in non-conference play on the fifth Saturday of the 2017 football season.

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Why personnel dictates Alabama’s winning strategy

Alabama coach Nick Saban has used his best players to make plays, building the team’s schemes around them.

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Piece of jewelry caught Alabama RB Josh Jacobs eye when coach visited practice

Josh Jacobs went from lightly recruited to a piece of Alabama’s offense.

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Alabama practice report: Notes on starters, who is on scout for Texas A&M

The view inside Alabama football practice.

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Alabama QB Jalen Hurts developing ‘very nicely’ as passer

“We’re excited about the progress that we’ve been able to make and the balance that he can create for us.”

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Clemson, Alabama beginning pursuit of Spanish Fort DB D.J. James?

James intercepted six passes as a sophomore, returning four for TDs

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Eddie Jackson ‘very surprised’ to start from the start of his NFL career

A fourth-round draft choice who couldn’t participate fully in the Chicago Bears’ offseason program because of an injury suffered at Alabama, safety Eddie Jackson has played 247 of 249 defensive snaps this NFL season.

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Alabama’s Levi Wallace establishing himself as one of SEC’s top cornerbacks

“He keeps getting better week-to-week.”

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How much time will Da’Shawn Hand miss with knee injury?

Alabama’s standout senior defensive lineman suffered a knee injury against Ole Miss on Saturday.

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Poet coach of Clemson’s defensive line a rising star from Alabama

Before Todd Bates found the fast track from Jacksonville State to Clemson, the assistant coach applied his talent for words in a different way. He supplemented his income by writing poems for football-themed painter Daniel A. Moore.

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