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What number was Michael Myers wouldn't he be considered?
Protho at 4. Zow at 5. I heard Howard Cross on the radio the other day. Very well spoken, intelligent interview. He should be on the radio more than 90% of the yahoos out there.
I believe he was #96....and yes, he was bad ass.
Where would that argument begin?
This post was edited by BetterOff 15 months ago
"Don't confuse association, with something we both really like." ---JB
I did consider him at one point. Blackburn was a stud though and if it wasn't for health issues that kept him from continuing, he would have had a solid NFL career as well.
Bearden was the toughest SOB of a punter I have ever seen though.
He was #96.
The issue there is that he had a blowout season as a JUCO transfer and then flopped the next year. Great talent though. Jarrett Johnson was a steady force and mostly an unsung force in college. Very nice NFL career as well, although I didn't include that in my thought.
I definitely agree with you about Jarrett. I remember he came from a small ass school in FL but he was still ranked pretty highly. I would say he definitely surpassed my expectations though...the guy was a stalwart on the DL from the word go and then made a difficult transition to LB in the league.
Howard Cross is a great guy and the owner of one of the most awkward end zone dances in football history
I Know he won the heisman but no. 22 should always be Johnny Musso
Britt? There has to be a better #50
What about some Steadman Sheely action at #10
This post was edited by Mitigator33 15 months ago
Exactly what I was thinking.
Pull Prothro's stats and awards and pull Barron's. It is not even comparable. I like Prothro and he had some good potential but we are talking about the player with the best player to wear the jersey and there is no way Prothro is above Barron.
You are welcome to try and find one. Let me know if you do.....seriously. Hopefully Alphonse (sp?) Taylor will take that spot soon.
Sheely was an idol of mine, but Hubert for now and probably AJ should replace him.
No love for Jeff Rutledge at #11? The dude QBed Bama to 3 SEC titles and 1 National Title. Hall was a good role player on a great defense but not a superstar.
Also, Freddie Millons would fall into that "one great year" category.
Again, not flaming you. This type of list is really difficult.
1) No matter who you pick not everyone is going to be happy with the selection.
2) I suggest you start putting together the "second team."
Nice job, though. Like it a lot.
Christopher Walsh covers Alabama football for BamaOnline, 247Sports, and is the author of 18 books.
Thought Roosevelt Patterson was #77
Mark Barron is the greatest safety to play at Alabama. No way Prothro is over him. AJ has to be #10.
#18 - David McMakin S
Started every game for 3 years 71-73
First Team All-SEC 1973
First Team Academic All-SEC 1973
Saban would have loved him for a DB at 6-5 200lb.
This post was edited by bama18 15 months ago
Love Prothro but Barron would pimp slap him if they were on opposing teams. The more I think about Barron's time at Bama, the more I think he's the greatest safety I've seen on the collegiate level.
Good job man, I've always thought about doing this!
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