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Alabama’s Jake Coker will do what’s needed to win

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Alabama quarterback Jake Coker has seen a lot since he left St. Paul’s Episcopal School in Mobile, Alabama. He was not heavily recruited, but received a scholarship offer from Florida State University after Jimbo Fisher saw his skills. Though Alabama finally offered Coker a scholarship late in the recruiting process, he enrolled at FSU. Coker saw a lot of the bench during his two years in Tallahassee. Other quarterbacks either on the roster or redshirting were E.J. Manuel, Clint Trickett,…

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Colts out of Luck; Karlos Williams, Percy Harvin lead Bills to big win

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The Buffalo Bills began the Rex Ryan era in impressive fashion on Sunday with a 27-14 victory over the Indianapolis Colts. The Bills, under first-year coach Ryan, were led by quarterback Tyrod Taylor, who completed 14 of 19 passes for 195 yards and one touchdown. Taylor beat out former Florida State Seminole E.J. Manuel for the starting job. Florida State was well represented in the game anyway. In his first NFL start, running back Karlos Williams outshone his Pro Bowl…

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Former Gator Percy Harvin seeks return to elite status

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Few players at any position have ever come out of the University of Florida with more raw talent than Percy Harvin. This guy was bound to be a star in the National Football League for years to come. His three seasons in Gainesville provided plenty of highlights for NFL scouts to consider. It wasn’t until the end of his freshman year when the SEC, Florida State and the nation saw what he could do. In a 21-14 win against FSU…

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