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By The Associated Press | Posted - Aug. 6, 2017 at 6:12 a.m.



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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Brian Daboll has thrived under one of the most demanding, intense and successful coaches around. Now, the Alabama offensive coordinator and former New England Patriots assistant working for another _ the Crimson Tide's Nick Saban.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Devwah Whaley expected to see plenty of early playing time at Arkansas when he signed with the school last year. The talented sophomore running back didn't want to ascend to a starter's role quite like this, however.

UNDATED (AP) — Football has been slower to become immersed in the type of statistical analysis and data-based decision-making that has revolutionized sports such as baseball and basketball. But it is happening: Numbers are being crunched, probabilities are being studied and an increasing number of college football programs are using analytics to decide everything from when to go on fourth down to what prospect to offer a scholarship.

UNDATED (AP) — Football has been slower to become immersed in the type of statistical analysis and data-based decision-making that has revolutionized sports such as baseball and basketball. But it is happening: Numbers are being crunched, probabilities are being studied and an increasing number of college football programs are using analytics to decide everything from when to go on fourth down to what prospect to offer a scholarship.

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Brian Daboll has thrived under one of the most demanding, intense and successful coaches around. Now, the Alabama offensive coordinator and former New England Patriots assistant working for another _ the Crimson Tide's Nick Saban.

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