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Shelley Fine Being 'Accurate Kicker'

Jeremy Shelley

A team with two quarterbacks, goes the football adage, doesn't have a quarterback. That's not so for every position, of course. A team needs two guards, two tackles. But two placekickers? It's working out for Alabama.

Alabama had to replace an All-America placekicker this year. Leigh Tiffin finished his record-breaking career for the Crimson Tide. Bama signed a placekicker in the freshman class, and conventional wisdom had it that the scholarshipped kicker would have the job. That proved to be only partly correct. For some reason, Jeremy Shelley didn't have much respect in the pre-season Alabama guesswork...

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