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Tim Castille not quite 100 per cent

Talk to any athlete who has suffered a serious knee injury and come back to play, and you will hear that the second year back is much better than the first. Tim Castille is finding that out the hard way.

One year ago, Tim Castille, the talented Alabama big back, took a terrible tumble. Late in a 17-13 loss at Tennessee, Castille was upended by a Volunteer defensive back. The hit was clean, but the damage was critical: torn anterior cruciate and lateral collateral ligaments in his right knee. A year later, Castille is back in the Alabama lineup, but his impact has been minimal, thanks to the... Recommended Stories