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Cave has looked good, a bit slow on the 40 but during another drill he was fluid and showed good hip movement in his shift in direction. Never really think the 40 time matters for an OLineman but 10 yard splits are what tell you something.
This kid Armstead from Arkansas-Pinebluff ran a 4.65 40- crazy!!
Most famous Arkansas-Pine Bluff football graduate — Hall of Fame defensive end L.C. Greenwood of the famed "Steel Curtain" unit in the 1970s.
That impregnable Front Four had Greenwood, Mean Joe Greene (North Texas), Ernie Holmes (Texas Southern) and Dwight White (East Texas State).
That provides some insight as to why the SEC finally decided that integration in football wouldn't be a bad idea to upgrade the talent level.
Wasn't it USC that whipped Bear Bryant's Tide and changed his mind?
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Did Cave opt out of the bench press or has he simply not gone yet?
Smart move by the SEC. Armstead could possibly be added to that list in the future, he crushed it in every drill.
Cave was top tier in his oline drills also, his 40 shouldn't hurt his draft status.
No numbers listed on the combine website, I believe he did opt out.
Lane Johnson- Former QB now OT runs a 4.75(twice). These numbers are ridiculous.
Eifert ran an unofficial 4.60 in his first run.
Scored 4 touchdowns...in a single game. Polk High!
Eifert 4.6 flat impressive.. Faster than Ertz and San Diego St. kid..
Escobar is slowwww
Eifert has been working hard this offseason and the results don't lie.
Te'o is going up for his media time- let's see how he responds.
The game you are referring to was when USC came down to Birmingham in 1970 and won, 42-21, with Sam "Bam" Cunningham carrying 12 times for 135 yards. I think Jerry Claiborne joked that Sam did more for integration in Alabama in 60 minutes of football than Martin Luther King did over a decade.
Another story from that is Bear Bryant brought Cunningham to the USC locker room and said something to the effect of "this is what a football player should look like," somewhat signaling that it's time for full integration in the SEC.
In reality, I believe 1970 was the first year Alabama already began integrating with running back Wilbur Jackson (a senior on the 1973 team that lost in the national title game to ND in the Sugar Bowl), but freshmen weren't eligible until 1972.
You know what is never mentioned, though? The next year that same lily white Alabama team went out to USC and won, 17-10, en route to an 11-0 regular season.
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