CECIL HURT: Passing of Auburn legend Pat Dye affects entire state

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Pat Dye’s football coaching career reached its pinnacle at Auburn University and that’s the way he should be remembered, wearing the blue cap with the Auburn logo and building a program that was, for much of the 1980’s, atop...

HURT: Decision time approaches for SEC

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At some point this week, the decision-makers of the Southeastern Conference, the presidents and athletics directors of the 14 campuses, will get together on Zoom and vote on whether to bring student-athletes in fall sports back to campus.   At that...

Petty patient with pro decision

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John Petty’s decision-making process is moving by small steps in some areas and larger leaps and bounds in others as the University of Alabama basketball standout and one of the SEC’s best 3-point shooters ponders on whether to keep...

HURT: Slow times for sports but not recruiting

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There is a saying about recruiting:  “It’s like shaving. You’ve got to do it every day or you look bad.” But how does the adage apply when not everyone is necessarily shaving every day? The freeze that the coronavirus has put...

CECIL HURT: Baumhower reflects on legendary coach Don Shula

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Bob Baumhower had a stellar football career, winning all sorts of accolades as a defensive line. Five times, he was All-Pro. Twice, he was chosen All-SEC. That’s seven career-defining awards — and only two head coaches. Paul “Bear” Bryant and...

CECIL HURT: Tua Tagovailoa will handle the adversity in the NFL

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For all the smoke and mirrors, to say nothing of the legitimate concerns, Tua Tagovailoa wound up precisely where most informed observers felt he would: Miami. That doesn’t mean we’ve heard the final word in Tua controversy, of course. Unless...

CECIL HURT: Optimism from Nick Saban just what Alabama fans need right now

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At approximately the time on Saturday that Nick Saban would, in a normal year, have been giving an update on his expectations for the Alabama football season ahead, the Crimson Tide head coach was at home where he was...

Behind the picks: Cecil Hurt’s A-Day team

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In lieu of a real A-Day Game, Cecil Hurt and Brett Hudson selected their own A-Day Teams. Here are the full teams, and here is Hudson's column describing his draft philosophy. In building a team for A-Day, especially this year’s imaginary...

CECIL HURT: A college football season without fans? Maybe

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There is still a tremendous amount of uncertainty regarding the near-term future of college sports, questions that must be answered about the coronavirus before events can be green-lighted. Not being an epidemiologist or an economist, there are many that...

CECIL HURT: Already racing, Tua talk shifts to a higher gear

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 With three weeks remaining before the NFL Draft answers all questions, the Tua War — with Team Tua, especially his agent Leigh Steinberg and his mentor Trent Dilfer, against the various forces who are determined to label the...
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