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A freshman quarterback isn’t meant to lead a team this far

Yet, here Alabama is, preparing to play Washington in the Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl Saturday for a berth in the national championship game, with a quarterback, Jalen Hurts, who this time last year was just learning a college playbook. Even Jameis Winston was afforded a redshirt season behind EJ Manuel at Florida State before leading the Seminoles to a national championship.

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Reuben Foster’s leadership helps Tide defense shine

Subtlety isn’t exactly what Alabama defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt is looking for. In fact, during Pruitt’s first year as the Crimson Tide’s defensive coordinator this season, Reuben Foster’s bluntness has been a welcomed asset both on and off the field.

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Mike Pompeo sworn in as CIA director

Kansas Rep. Mike Pompeo was sworn in as CIA director, just an hour after the Senate confirmed him. Vice President Mike Pence administered the oath of office.
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Mike Pompeo sworn in as CIA director 1:02

Mike Pompeo sworn in as CIA director

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Helmet cam captures motorcyclist's brush with death on freeway

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Guess which state ranks third in film production?

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What's the outlook for Columbus' economy in 2017?