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Little Less Cody Means Improvement

Big Terrence Cody isn't as big as he used to be. When the nose tackle committed to Alabama he weighed around 420 pounds, but has since dropped to 355 and become more quick and nimble. There are two reasons behind that rationale: one is he was and is on orders from Coach Nick Saban to control his weight. As if any other was needed, Cody knows the lighter he gets the more he will stay on the field.

"I feel I did all right, but I feel I can still get better," Alabama's Terrence Cody said following the A-Day scrimmage. "It was disappointing coming out on passing downs. I hate coming out when I'm already hyped up, getting in a groove, and making plays. It really disappoints me when I have to come out." Cody caught the eyes of the crowd, his teammates and Tide fans with an open field tackle on...

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