Alabama football: Taulia Tagovailoa earns win at Bryant-Denny Stadium
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Taulia Tagovailoa wins 7-on-7 tournament
Alabama quarterback commit Taulia Tagovailoa earned his first win in Bryant-Denny Stadium. Tagovailoa and Thompson won the 7-on-7 tournament hosted by Alabama. Fellow quarterback commit Paul Tyson led the way for Hewitt-Trussville. Thompson won the championship game in Alabama’s home stadium after winning multiple games in the tournament at Alabama’s practice field. Tagovailoa is a 4-star recruit who committed to Alabama on A-Day.
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Coaching tree expands
Alabama coach Nick Saban’s coaching tree runs deep through college football. Many former assistants moved on to be coaches elsewhere. One of those is former wide receivers coach Billy Napier. Napier coached at Alabama from 2013-16 before moving on to Arizona State as the offensive coordinator. After a year there, Napier took the job as the coach of the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns. He is the latest success story from Saban’s coaching tree.
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