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Tide five-star RB Dee Hart tears ACL

Posted on: July 6, 2011 4:41 pm
Edited on: July 6, 2011 5:08 pm
 
Posted by Jerry Hinnen

If there's any team in the country that could withstand losing a consensus five-star running back to injury, it's probably Alabama; having a potential Heisman candidate in Trent Richardson and a backup in Eddie Lacy who only averaged 7.2 yards-per-carry a year ago can give a team a lot of leeway.

But unfortunately for the Tide and incoming freshman back Dee Hart, it looks like Alabama will need it. Hart is reportedly scheduled for 8 a.m. surgery tomorrow to repair a torn ACL suffered during a 7-on-7 drill. Hart is expected to be out for 7-10 months, putting his 2012 spring camp participation in jeopardy as well as the certain loss of the 2011 season.

A consensus prep All-American and the U.S. Army All-American Bowl MVP, Hart was one of the brightest jewels in the Tide's typically star-studded 2011 class. After enrolling early, Hart enjoyed a productive spring, scored on a 17-yard touchdown run in the Tide's Crimson-White game and served as the team's primary punt returner in that game. Though facing an uphill battle to unseat Lacy as the Tide's regular backup, Hart was expected to play a big role on special teams and could have featured as a third-down, change-of-pace back.

But for now, all of that will have to wait as Hart rehabs and prepares for a 2012 comeback. As for the Tide, as long as Richardson and/or Lacy remain healthy, they'll be fine. If they don't, well, maybe we'll find out there's not quite as much leeway as we think.


Comments

Since: Feb 24, 2010
Posted on: July 8, 2011 2:42 pm
 

Tide five-star RB Dee Hart tears ACL

What big city do East Mississippi students hit to escape the Tuscaloosa ghettos?  Reform?  Northport?



Since: May 27, 2010
Posted on: July 8, 2011 12:58 pm
 

Tide five-star RB Dee Hart tears ACL

It is east alabama retard.
You are the retard, Yeah, Auburn is in east Alabama, we all know that. But it's WEST of Georgia, which is why we call Auburn West Georgia when making fun of it, idiot.



Since: May 27, 2010
Posted on: July 8, 2011 12:55 pm
 

Tide five-star RB Dee Hart tears ACL

Rebel Raiders...28-27, Holmes. Wear it.  That's all I have to say since you already suffer every day by living in Montgomery.  The Gump aka hell on earth.
Montgomery, which is what Auburn students call going to the "Big City" to party.



Since: Jan 5, 2007
Posted on: July 8, 2011 11:13 am
 

Tide five-star RB Dee Hart tears ACL

i just wanted to know why....and who is the gent in your CBS pic?
It's just a pic I found of a ANGRY AU fan. They're easy to find, AU fans are quite angry all the time.







Since: Dec 1, 2010
Posted on: July 8, 2011 10:58 am
 

Tide five-star RB Dee Hart tears ACL

its disappointing to see negative posts on here by fans of other teams than BAMA. we all watch football because its a great game but where did sportsmanship go? i never played football beyond high school but when i did play and even when i watch it now, i never like to see anyone get hurt...no matter what team they play for. you all need to grow up and have a little class and a little respect for the game.  



Since: Jan 5, 2007
Posted on: July 8, 2011 9:35 am
 

Tide five-star RB Dee Hart tears ACL

Funny that it was ok for that tard to call Bear Bryant a bastard, but god forbid someone make fun of you trees.


Ahh, the hypocaracy of West GA knows no bounds, nor does thier douchebaggery.

moo cow, moo


***maomatt, GFY




Since: Jan 3, 2007
Posted on: July 8, 2011 1:49 am
 

Tide five-star RB Dee Hart tears ACL

I THINK that I shall never see
A thing as dead as auburn’s tree.
I disapprove of this tool. 



Since: May 19, 2010
Posted on: July 7, 2011 10:17 pm
 

Tide five-star RB Dee Hart tears ACL

Fantasy Football.... Cahaba Rebel Raiders.

Cahaba or Cahawba was the orignally the State Capitol of Alabama. Rebel Raiders , I just liked the sound of it and thought it fit right well with the OLD SOUTH. No real real meaning, no racism, just a cool name that fit the history..good or bad depending on how you see it.



i just wanted to know why....and who is the gent in your CBS pic?




Since: Feb 24, 2010
Posted on: July 7, 2011 10:03 pm
 

Tide five-star RB Dee Hart tears ACL

Rebel Raiders...28-27, Holmes. Wear it.  That's all I have to say since you already suffer every day by living in Montgomery.  The Gump aka hell on earth.



Since: Nov 18, 2009
Posted on: July 7, 2011 8:20 pm
 

Tide five-star RB Dee Hart tears ACL

Tough break for an incoming freshman;Backfield getting thin;Lacy is no Mark Ingram..Should have given props to the Tide's OLine who are the ones moving the chains


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