The college football careers of Tovar Allen, Leon Brown, Melvin Meggs, Jonathon Mincy and Taylor Pontius had at least one thing in common: Each played for an Alabama school. Their professional careers already have one thing in common, too: Each beat the odds by going to an NFL rookie minicamp as a tryout player and coming away with a contract.
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton placed 24th on the NFL Network's "Top 100 Players of 2014." On Wednesday night, Auburn's 2010 Heisman Trophy winner showed up on the list of the NFL's best players for the fourth straight year, but for 2015, his ranking had tumbled to 73rd.
09/05 vs. Louisville (Atlanta) 09/12 vs. Jacksonville State 09/19 @ LSU 09/26 vs. Mississippi State 10/03 vs. San Jose State (HC) 10/10 -- Open Date -- 10/15 @ Kentucky 10/24 @ Arkansas 10/31 vs. Ole Miss 11/07 @ Texas A&M 11/14 vs. Georgia 11/21 vs. Idaho 11/28 vs. Alabama