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Nick Saban 'confident' in Trevon Diggs' improvement at cornerback

In 2016, Alabama had a stacked secondary, but it lost two key members in the offseason, when Marlon Humphrey was picked in the first round of the NFL draft the Baltimore Ravens and Eddie Jackson graduated and was picked by the Chicago Bears in the third round.  Coach Nick Saban had two four-star defensive backs coming in, but decided to switch Trevon Diggs from wide receiver to full-time cornerback.


Mack Wilson, Dylan Moses primed to take over middle of Alabama defense

After showing more than just flashes of their potential last season, Mack Wilson and Dylan Moses are in position to become the leaders of Alabama’s linebacker corps next season. In order to do so, Wilson, a rising junior, and Moses, a rising sophomore, have had to first step into the leadership void left by graduating seniors Shaun Dion Hamilton and Rashaan Evans during spring practice.


Cobie Vance continues to quietly lead baseball

When coach Brad Bohannon arrived at the Capstone, he knew he would have an experienced infield, but he had to make some changes to make room for starting shortstop Jett Manning’s glove. He moved Chandler Avant to second, placing Cobie Vance, who had been the starting second baseman for the last two years.  To someone who isn’t around the team very much, the transition has been seamless. He has made a couple of highlight reel plays look routine.