The Bionic Man? Superman? The Amazing Kreskin? Alabama senior linebacker Alex Watkins brings out some interesting comparisons because of his ability to play through pain. Football players have been known to play through pain, but Watkins has taken it to a new level.
November 8, 2011
Alabama suffered two significant injuries in Saturday night's 37-6 victory over Tennessee. A reserve offensive lineman and a back-up linebacker both will miss the upcoming LSU game on Nov.5. Both Cyrus Kouandjio, the offensive lineman who is out for the year, and Alex Watkins, the linebacker who will miss a few weeks, have received a lot of playing time this year.
October 24, 2011
Scout.com three-star defensive end Alex Watkins, from Brownsville-Haywood, (Tenn.), verbally committed to the Crimson Tide back in the summer and has never wavered despite a coaching change. The 6-4, 225-pound Watkins took an official visit to the Capstone this weekend.
January 14, 2007
It was an exciting and disappointing Monday for Scout.com three-star defensive end Alex Watkins from Brownsville-Haywood (Tenn.). The Tide verbal commitment was awarded Class 3A Lineman of the Year in Tennessee, but learned of the firing of Alabama head coach Mike Shula as well.
November 27, 2006