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  1. Alabama Podcast: Tide, Sims face toughest challenge yet as Florida comes to T-TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Alabama Live

    Alabama defenders Nico Johnson , Mark Barron and Dont'a Hightower look on as Josh Chapman and Alex Watkins smother Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel in the fourth quarter at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, Fla., Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011. This week on the Alabama Podcast , Tuscaloosa producer Ben Flanagan joins me to preview Alabama's SEC opener this weekend against the Florida Gators.


  2. Florida QB Jeff Driskel recalls nightmarish first meeting with Alabama in 2011 blowoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Alabama Live

    Alabama defenders Nico Johnson , Mark Barron and Dont'a Hightower look on as Josh Chapman and Alex Watkins smother Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel in the fourth quarter at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, Fla., Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011. Jeff Driskel was the No.


  3. Alabama LB Trey DePriest's return anticipated to affect entire defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | Alabama Live

    ... defense is a whole different story. DePriest has worked behind and with the likes of Dont'a Hightower , Nico Johnson and C.J. Mosley . In one sense, he's been preparing himself for this increase in responsibilities for years. In another, Saturday's ...


  4. NFL teams pick players for practice squads, including five from Alabama, two from AuburnRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 1 | Alabama Live

    ... squad again to start the 2014 season. Other former Crimson Tide players on practice squads are Adrian Hubbard, Nico Johnson, Anthony Steen and Michael Williams. Former Auburn players on NFL practice squads are Emory Blake and Onterio McCalebb. ...


  5. NFL transactions involve 14 state players -1 in, 1 out and 12 to practice squadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 31 | Alabama Live

    ... the Packers' preseason finale on Thursday night after hurting his knee. Kansas City Chiefs: Inside linebacker Nico Johnson, Andalusia and Alabama. A fourth-round draft choice in 2013, Johnson played sparingly for the Chiefs last season after getting ...


  6. 53 former Alabama high school stars on NFL rostersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 30 | Alabama Live

    ... in Saturday's massive cut were Pinson Valley defensive end Carlos Gray by the Packers, Andalusia linebacker Nico Johnson by the Chiefs, Sumter County outside linebacker Cordarro Law by the Chargers, Foley safety Robert Lester by the Panthers, ...


  7. Seven former Alabama players released in NFL roster cutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 30 | Alabama Live

    Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Nico Johnson lines up against the Carolina Panthers during an NFL preseason game in Charlotte, N.C., on Aug. 17, 2014.


  8. Alabama Has LB Depth to Overcome Trey DePriest's Absence vs. West VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | BleacherReport

    ... designation for both spots. All three would have likely played at some point depending on the situation. and Nico Johnson in the middle. He was already in line for a lot of playing time this year and will definitely have to take on much of the load ...


  9. The Jumbo Package a" 08.26.14Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Roll Bama Roll

    ... "But the reality when you come here is that you might sit a couple of years behind great athletes like C.J. and Nico Johnson and Trey DePriest and you learn a lot from those guys." Good for Reggie. With our depth, even the five stars (see Tony ...


  10. Alabama LB Reggie Ragland's time has arrived and he's relishing the momentRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Alabama Live

    ... Ragland kept cool and focused on those who've watched him patiently wait behind the likes of C.J. Mosley , Nico Johnson and Trey DePriest . "It's going to be very exciting to see the smiles on my mom's face and on my dad's face for me to get some ...


  11. Sunday Morning Conversation: Alabama Football 2014 Preseason MVPRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | Roll Bama Roll

    ... Smart defenses has been the middle linebacker. Linebackers like Rolando McClain , Dont'a Hightower , Nico Johnson , and C.J. Mosley have "quarterbacked" the defense to great glory. The hope is that senior Trey DePriest can continue that tradition. ...


  12. College football 2014 preview: Linebackers and defensive backs to watchRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 23 | The Mississippi Press

    ... latest stud linebacker, hopes to keep up a leadership tradition set by recent Tide stars like C.J. Mosley and Nico Johnson. ... Other hard-hitting Pac-12 linebackers include A.J. Tarpley of Stanford and Hayes Pullard of USC. The Midwest has stars in ...


  13. Roommates Reggie Ragland, Reuben Foster like brothers off the field while competing for...Read the original story

    Aug 10, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... job occupied by C.J. Mosley last year. It also might turn into a scenario similar to the one Mosley had with Nico Johnson . From 2010-12, Mosley specialized more with passing teams because of his speed and ability to drop into coverage. Johnson was ...


  14. Alabama practice report: Veterans, freshmen combine for 1st full-team sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... first two days. Perhaps it's a sign that a three-man rotation -- much like 2012 with DePriest, C.J. Mosley and Nico Johnson -- is on the horizon. -- Ryan Anderson continued his work with the inside linebackers. He's been an outside linebacker the ...


  15. 2014 Alabama Football Fall Camp PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | Roll Bama Roll

    ... line, corner and whether or not the defense could once again reload after losing Damian Square , Quinton Dial , Nico Johnson , Dee Milliner , and Jesse Williams . Well, when the season finally ended and the dust settled after back to back losses, it ...


  16. Alabama football preseason debate: Who has the edge at inside linebacker?Read the original story

    Jul 30, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... of fans wrong. And he will. Ragland spent two years working behind the best, as he backed up the likes of Nico Johnson , C.J. Mosley and DePriest. He largely learned from observation rather than the trial-by-fire method Alabama's freshman ...


  17. 5 positional battles that will dominate discussion during Alabama's preseason practiceRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... spot. The vacant middle linebacker position spot was held previously by NFL draft picks C.J. Mosley and Nico Johnson . Ragland, who was also a big-time recruit from Madison, took control of the job in the spring as Foster dealt with a shoulder ...


  18. Alabama football's VIP 25: Middle of Tide's defense will be led by No. 9Read the original story

    Jul 1, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... leaders. DePriest performed as he absorbed, soaking up everything he could from his predecessors -- Hightower, Nico Johnson and C.J. Mosley -- while piling up 59 tackles in 2012 and 65 as a junior. As a senior, he'll be in position to accumulate ...


  19. Alabama Football: Is DePriest truly the 'Backer to Replace Mosley?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | Roll Bama Roll

    ... takes a special kind of player. Senior Trey DePriest has enjoyed a good deal of success playing alongside Nico Johnson (Kansas City Chiefs) and Mosley for the first three years of his career. Now he's being asked to fill Mosley's lofty shoes at the ...


  20. Alabama Football: Any Way You Look at Roster, Crimson Tide LoadedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... since lined up at two different positions and finally saw his first game action last season. , Eddie Lacy and Nico Johnson, who have all been in the National Football League for at least a year, while AJ That's five first-round selections, an NFL ...