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Lester Could Have Good Memories

Robert Lester

Defensive backs are supposed to have short memories. That's because no matter how good a player he is, at some time a defensive back is going to have a ball thrown over his head for a touchdown. He can't dwell on it, because that same quarterback and same receiver are going to be back.

But it would be understandable if Alabama safety Robert Lester has fond memories of last year's Crimson Tide game at Arkansas. Lester was a first year starter at safety and going up against one of the nation's premier college passers in Ryan Mallett. Lester learned in a hurry that Mallett had ability as the Hogs took just two plays and 30 seconds to go 74 yards and take a 7-0 lead. But Lester... Recommended Stories