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A more confident and hungry Dont'a Hightower is ready to lead Alabama's defense back to its dominating ways.
This post was edited by Chris Walsh on 3/22/2011 at 6:58 PM
Christopher Walsh covers Alabama football for BamaOnline, 247Sports, and is the author of 18 books.
"Character" is doing the right thing when nobody is looking.
Great article Chris! I think this years team will have more leadership like 09.
If the secondary works out this has the potential to be one of the fastest and best defenses ever. However the key this year will be Offense. A new Left Tackle, and new go to reciever on 3rd down. And most important a new quarterback. While many did not like Mac or think he was that good, he made good decisions, made very few errors, got us in the right plays based on the defense, and could do it very quickly. Clearly very smart if he can make a 48 on the Wonderlick. The question is will the line be good enough to create running lanes until the quarterback proves he can throw it to the right spot. If the quarterback position turns out to be a non event like 2009 then Bama could be real tough. I have watched Mich State game 3-4 times and unless they were very over rated or didn't want to be there, Bama beat them up and down the field as bad as any team I have seen in 40 years. That was just a complete ass whuppin and the Tide could have beat them by 100 if Saban had not called off the dogs very early and often and basically ran the ball up the middle for the entire 2nd half.
I already had a lot of confindence that our Defense was going to be awesome this year, but this just solidified it.
The potential of this defense is scary.
This will be another special year if the leadership pans out like they are saying in this write up. Roll Tide !!!
What is Hightower's weight differential from last season to now?
This defense has a chance to be awesome. Hopefully it all comes together this Fall.
Definitely went from 6 to midnight! RTR
Oh yea baby I love that kind of attitude
" If it feels good, you ain't doing it right!"
I think both have a chance to go in the top 10 in the NFL draft.
I think Hightower and Upshaw both have a chance to go top10 in the NFL draft.
Really looking forward to seeing Hightower back to his old ways.
In a minute there is time for decisions and revisions which a minute will reverse.
This fires me up in a big way!! I'm ready for the season....ROLL TIDE ROLL
"We didn't lose the game; we just ran out of time."
Guys, This Is ALABAMA FOOTBALL!!!!!! This defense is going to be scary good. I bet no one scores more than two tds.
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