Trevon Diggs has been named to the AP All-Pro Team. It’s his first time to be honored.
Slade Bolden is the latest Alabama player to declare for the NFL draft. Bolden will reportedly be signing with SIG Sports for agency representation.
Though no official announcement has been made directly from John Metchie himself, WME Sports announced that it has signed Metchie for contract representation ahead of the 2022 draft. Metchie will reportedly continue to use GSE Worldwide for marketing representation.
Reports indicate that Jameson Williams will be signing with Rocky Arceneaux and Alliance Sports for contract representation.
Herb Jones is discussed in this Zach Lowe ESPN column. Money quote: “I would like to congratulate Jones for already reaching the point where executives from other teams go out of their way to reveal they were *this close* to drafting him.”
Kurt Warner breaks down film on Mac Jones, and says there are times that he needs to slow down.
Wes Neighbors has been promoted to Associate Head Coach at Louisiana.
Najee Harris, Mac Jones, and Jaylen Waddle are nominated for NFL Pepsi Rookie of the Year, which is a fan-vote award.
Joshua Primo is being brought along much slower than the rest of his rookie class, and he’s fine with that.
The Tuscaloosa News provides an update on Kareem McNeal.
Links to press conferences:
Jaylen Waddle was mic’d up for Week 18.
George Teague and Derrick Lassic appeared on last night’s episode of The Bama Standard.
Wild Card Round Injury Reports
Game Status Report – Saturday & Sunday Games
- Questionable – Christian Barmore (knee), Najee Harris (elbow), Damien Harris (hamstring), Dont’a Hightower (knee)
- Doubtful – N/A
- Out – N/A
Thursday Practice Report – Sunday & Monday Games
- Did Not Practice – N/A
- Limited Participation – N/A
- Full Participation – Landon Dickerson (thumb), Najee Harris (elbow), Jalen Hurts (ankle).
- Lester Cotton – elevated from the practice squad for Wild Card Week by the Las Vegas Raiders.
- Damion Square – elevated from the practice squad for Wild Card Week by the Las Vegas Raiders.
- Braxton Key – 10-day contract with the Philadelphia 76ers expired.
Scenes and Highlights
BASKETBALL Borås 99, Södertälje 83. Galin Smith – 13 minutes, 2 points (1-2 FG), 3 rebounds, 3 fouls, -11. Cleveland 114, San Antonio 109. Joshua Primo – 10 minutes, 2 points (0-1 FG, 2-2 FT), 2 rebounds, 1 block, 3 turnovers, 2 fouls, -8 SOCCER PSV Eindhoven 1, Excelsior Rotterdam 0. Maruschka Waldus – no stats; played full match GOLF Sony Open Rd 2: Michael Thompson – 63-67, -10, 4th Davis Riley – 65-66, -9, T5 Trey Mullinax – 67-72, -1, cut Lee Hodges – 69-73, +2, cut TRACK & FIELD Blazer Invitational Men’s 60m Hurdles Prelims: Ruebin Walters – 8.04 seconds, 3rd overall; advances to finals Blazer Invitational Men’s 60m Hurdles Finals: Ruebin Walters – 7.82 seconds, 1st Friday Night Axe'em Open Women's 60m Prelims: Vanessa Clerveaux - 7.63 seconds, 1st in heat; advances to finals Friday Night Axe'em Open Women's 60m Finals: Vanessa Clerveaux - 7.72 seconds, 6th Friday Night Axe'em Open Women's 60m Hurdles Prelims: Vanessa Clerveaux - 8.23 seconds, 1st in heat; advances to finals Friday Night Axe'em Open Women's 60m Hurdles Finals: Vanessa Clerveaux - 8.15 seconds, 1st Purple Tiger Invitational Women's 60m Prelims: Quanesha Burks - 7.42 seconds, 2nd in heat; advances to finals Purple Tiger Invitational Women's 60m Finals: Quanesha Burks - 7.37 seconds, 6th Clemson Invitational Men's 60m Hurdles Prelims: Robert Dunning - 8.20 seconds, 3rd in heat; does not advance