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Why Alabama’s Offensive Line Will Be a Big Surprise to Opponents

Article By on 16th July, 2009

... you call a Carpenter. 

Well, that's just what Nick Saban did when he needed to rebuild one of the premier lines in the SEC. He called up James Carpenter, who was a standout at Coffeyville Community College in Kansas, and talked him out of going to Oklahoma and many other big schools that were after him.

The 6'5", 310-pound tackle has outstanding run blocking ability and is quickly adjusting to the pass blocking requirements needed at this crucial position.

You can't have a good offensive line without an anchor at left tackle to hold down the line, and the departed Andre Smith is a big anchor to replace. Carpenter is being looked at as the man to get us stabilized at that position and be that anchor.

Is he as goo...

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