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Rogers Likes The Island

Chris Rogers is now at safety

He's not ready to join Gilligan, the Skipper on any of the other castaways, but Alabama safety-turned-cornerback Chris Rogers likes his new position. It didn't take a whole lot of convincing when the rising junior was approached by Defensive Coordinator Kirby Smart and Head Coach Nick Saban.

Chris Rogers had spent a redshirt year at cornerback under former Alabama Coach Mike Shula, so it was not completely foreign territory for the long-time special teams‚ ace. "It's pretty good on the island," said Rogers when quizzed about his position switch. "Coach [Saban] felt it would be good to move me to corner. I know the playbook (at both spots)." "There's nothing like being... Recommended Stories