Each in his own way, Terrence Cody and Mike McCoy sparked the Alabama defense and offense respectively in the No. 4 Crimson Tide's 40-14 win over Florida International Saturday night at Bryant-Denny Stadium.
September 12, 2009
Alabama Coach Nick Saban has sent the message. He repeated it prior to the start of Alabama fall camp this week. "If we had another go-to guy at receiver, that would make us a better team," Saban said.
Mike McCoy has one more season to have that "breakout year" he has been looking for since 2006, when then-Coach Mike Shula wasted the true freshman by playing him in three games for a total of five snaps.
Double Mac, perhaps? Mike McCoy, Alabama's upcoming senior wide receiver, and Greg McElroy, who seems to be on track to be the Crimson Tide quarterback in 2009, already have a relationship—working and otherwise.
It had to be one of the most unusual injuries an Alabama football player has suffered. In what was basically a wasted season for Mike McCoy in 2005, his freshman year under Coach Mike Shula, McCoy was involved in two snaps in a game at Tennessee. One came on offense. The other came from Smokey the Vols' mascot hound in pre-game warmups.
October 22, 2008
BamaMag.com presents scenes from Thursday's practice in Tuscaloosa.
With nine starters returning from last season Alabama's offense for the coming season appears to have the makings of a record-setter.
Tennessee's fourth quarter comeback for the 16-13 victory over the Crimson Tide Saturday in Neyland Stadium hurt, but the trip to Neyland Stadium bit in a literal sense for a Crimson Tide player who was attacked by Tennessee's live mascot, blue tick coonhound Smokey IX.
October 21, 2006