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Alabama Pro Day minus Richardson, Barron, Upshaw

Posted on: March 7, 2012 3:26 pm
Edited on: March 7, 2012 3:29 pm
I am beginning to get some of the early results from the just concluded Alabama Pro Day but perhaps the biggest story of the day was who wasn't available to work out rather than who was. 

Three of the four Crimson Tide prospects currently rated as first round caliber prospects by did not participate in today's workout. It had been known that running back Trent Richardson (knee) and safety Mark Barron (hernia) would not be working out today. Pass rusher Courtney Upshaw also was unable to workout today due to knee tendinitis. Each is expected to participate in Alabama's second Pro Day workout, scheduled for March 29. All 32 NFL teams were represented today. Expect all 32 to be there March 29, as well. 

Of course, the defending national champions boast plenty of talent other than these three -- not the least of which is two other potential first round prospects in cornerback 'Dre Kirkpatrick and inside linebacker Dont'a Hightower.  

Neither Kirkpatrick nor Hightower elected to run the 40-yard dash Wednesday after participating in the event at the Combine. Each participated in positional drills.

Hightower did go through other measureable drills, as well, including the three-cone (4.73) and short (20-yard) shuttle (7.55), according to a source on the scene.

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Since: Aug 30, 2006
Posted on: March 7, 2012 4:34 pm

Alabama Pro Day minus Richardson, Barron, Upshaw

Saban runs 3-4 deep at running back almost every game.  Richardson was only a starter for one year as well so your lame arguement doesn't hold water.  It's obvious you're a barner or someone just jealous of the success Alabama is having right now so if you're gonna post on a website at least have some idea what you are talking about.

Since: Feb 3, 2012
Posted on: March 7, 2012 3:56 pm

Alabama Pro Day minus Richardson, Barron, Upshaw

Richardson will be a bust, just like the last rb from bama that the saints signed. Saban uses up and spits out his players with NO concern about the future any player will have. Saban only cares about Saban, nothing else. He over signs, does not graduate his players (ncaa gsr rates) and he cheats.

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