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Arenas Was Key In First Meeting

Javier Arenas

The human brain has the ability to allow bad memories to diminish over time. It also has the ability to call up in great detail those good things to be remembered.

It was a little bit of a surprise when Alabama cornerback and kick return specialist Javier Arenas demurred briefly when asked to recall his first punt return, which went for a touchdown against Florida International. "That was a long time ago," he protested. Eventually, though, the details came out. It was memorable in part because the punt return came on October 28, 2006, Arenas's 19th... Recommended Stories