Marcell Dareus has gotten off his butt again. The Alabama football team was scheduled to resume…
Walk-On Brought His Gift To Alabama
Sportswriters covering Alabama first heard about the Rob Ezell imitation of Nick Saban from Saban last August. "You need to get him to do it," Saban said. But with few exceptions--notably for an ESPN special on Alabama in the pre-season--Ezell is unwilling to perform. Rob Ezell is a 5-10, 172-pound senior wide receiver from Athens. The walk-on hasn't been seen much in Crimson Tide games. A play as a sophomore, another as a junior, a couple this season. Nevertheless, Ezell is considered a key member of the team by his coach and teammates for his work in practice. Ezell's fame, though, comes from his talent to imitate Saban. He first realized the gift during a practice a few years ago. "I think we were doing field goal and I think we missed a few," Ezell said. "I was standing next to Antoine Caldwell and Nick Walker and John Parker Wilson. Coach Saban was yelling and I yelled. "Antoine looked at me and said, ‘Can you do that again?' Do it again!' I did it and he started laughing and...
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