Former Texas A&M 'Junction Boy' and Alabama offensive line coach Dee Powell has passed away at the age of 85. Powell played for legendary football coach Paul "Bear" Bryant at Texas A&M as senior in Bryant's first year. He coached the offensive line for the Crimson Tide and helped Bryant win three national championships.
Not only did “Bear” Bryant instill a legacy of winning and success, but in a time where Alabama was viewed as one of the worst places in America, Coach Bryant transformed the narrative from uneducated farmers to one of hard work, class, and humbleness.
ATLANTA -- Alabama struggled offensively early, but it still found its way on the scoreboard first.
With 9:05 left in the first quarter, the Crimson Tide took a 2-0 lead when redshirt freshman linebacker and former Hillcrest star Keith Holcombe blocked a punt that went out of the back of the end zone for a safety...