Alexander Wants To Be Ready

Throughout fall camp, Alabama Football Coach Nick Saban has stressed the need for Alabama to find a complement to Julio Jones at wide receiver. Alabama uses two, three and even four wide receivers, but Jones—the upcoming sophomore and pre-season All-America—draws the attention from opposing defenses.
August 26, 2009

Earl Alexander Is 2008 Tide Quarterback

Joe Namath at safety? Believe it or not, in the early 1960s quarterbacks like Joe Namath and Steve Sloan spent some time at safety. That's because the NCAA was tinkering with football rules. There were periods of one platoon football, meaning that the players on offense were also required to play defense.
July 6, 2008

Whatever It Takes

Alabama Coach Mike Shula said that Earl Alexander, the outstanding athlete from Central High School in Phenix City, would start his Crimson Tide career as a quarterback. But Alexander knows there could be a change in those plans, and the young man is prepared for that.
June 27, 2006

Great Addition

Phenix City isn't far from Auburn, but Alabama has had great success in luring excellent football players from Phenix City. Despite a late push by the Tigers, four-star quarterback Earl Alexander of Central High School in Phenix City stuck with his commitment to the Crimson Tide and signed with Bama Wednesday.
February 1, 2006

Sticks With Tide four-star Earl Alexander took an official visit to Auburn over the weekend. The Tide verbal commit called the Alabama coaching staff after his visit to the Plains.
January 30, 2006

Alexander Returns From Auburn four-star Tide verbal commit Earl Alexander visited the Auburn Tigers over the weekend and talks about the visit and his decision.
January 29, 2006