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Senior Bowl Chief On Tide's Johnson

Mike Johnson

Nick Saban does not appear to be a man who overlooks anything (failing to wear socks doesn't count; that's probably by design). He gives the impression that he is particularly diligent in those things affecting recruiting. It seems most likely that he is already using information we heard from the top Senior Bowl official when recruiting offensive linemen.

Steve Hale was a very fine football coach, lest he would not have been hired by former Alabama Coach Paul Bryant as an assistant in 1982. Hale stayed at Bama with Ray Perkins through the 1986 season. But it is not as a football coach Hale has made his name. Hale is president of the Senior Bowl in Mobile. He brings the same energy and intelligence to that job that he did as a coach...

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