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Wilson Needed Help In FSU Loss

John Parker Wilson cited for competing hard

Through five games, Alabama is 3-2 overall and quarterback John Parker Wilson has completed 84 of 139 passes, 60.4 per cent, for 1,153 yards with seven touchdowns and four interceptions. His long pass play has been for 78 yards. Oh, wait a minute! That was last year.

Last year John Parker Wilson was a rookie starter for Alabama. As a sophomore quarterback, he was playing behind a rebuilt offensive line with a tailback who had lost some effectiveness and a receiving corps that was a year younger than it is now. Last year at this time Bama was coming off a disappointing 28-13 loss to Florida in which Wilson did not play well. On the trip to the state of...

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