Former Walton QB McLeod set to transfer from ’Bama
by MDJ staff
May 28, 2014 04:00 AM | 1733 views | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend | print

DESTIN, Fla. — Alabama coach Nick Saban denied that Florida State transfer Jacob Coker would be a lock to succeed AJ McCarron as the Crimson Tide’s quarterback.

Former Walton High School standout

Parker McLeod won’t be the new quarterback, with Saban saying he would transfer. McLeod threw one pass in the Alabama spring game and it was intercepted. He’ll be the second quarterback to transfer out of Alabama this offseason.

Coker competed with Jameis Winston

for the starting job in Tallahassee last year before backing up the eventual Heisman Trophy winner for most of the season. He injured his knee in November and had surgery.

Coker, who attended the same Mobile high school as McCarron, has already graduated from Florida State and is eligible to play immediately for Alabama.

The Tide went through spring practice with six quarterbacks. Blake Sims and Cooper Bateman emerged as the leading contenders to start among holdovers.

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Good Move
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May 28, 2014
This is a smart move. Being an Alabama fan I never thought he was a good fit for the team.

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