With less than a day away from the NCAA Rules Committee’s decision on whether or not to add the proposed defensive substitution rule, Alabama Head Coach Nick Saban continues to stand his ground on the matter.
Saban is one of the few coaches in college football in favor of the ruling.
A poll shows that less than 20% of coaches actually support the proposal.
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A ruling is set by the committee for Thursday and could be extended if further evidence is collected in time that the new rule could be beneficial to the game.
At this point, there has been no scientific evidence supporting that fast-paced offenses cause long-term injuries to players.
The top fullback/h-back prospect in this year’s NFL Draft was on display at Auburn’s Pro Day, making a lot more teams consider the need to add the elite talent.
Mobile-native Jay Prosch successfully ran a 4.7, in the 40-yard dash, during the workouts. Click here for the full story.
Prosch hasn’t been able to work out for NFL Scouts since the Senior Bowl, after not getting an invite to the NFL Combine.
He displayed great versatility this past season in Gus Malzahn’s offense, but will have to continue to showcase to teams why he can be a key component to any offense.
Prosch is currently slated to be drafted on day three, somewhere between the fourth to seventh rounds.
Coming off of a (6-6) season that didn’t include a bowl game, South Alabama is hoping that strengthening their schedule will get them some more looks this year.
The Jags return great continuity on offense, but have a number of roles to replace on defense.
They are hoping that the senior-heavy offense will be enough to get over the hump, especially in a number of victories that escaped them last season.
This year’s schedule includes two SEC opponents and a number of bowl teams.
Joey Jones continues to build up the program that he started, with his eye on taking it to yet another level in 2014.
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