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Chris Black
Chris Black

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Jacksonville, Fla.

High School:
First Coast

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 186

Position:
WR

Experience:
1L



11/03/2014

Amari Cooper Has Record Perfromance at Tennessee

The Alabama junior is just one yard shy of Julio Jones' 2010 record of 1,133 receivng yards

04/13/2013

Second Scrimmage is in the Books with A-Day a Week Away

AJ McCarron throws for five touchdowns and 319 yards while T.J. Yeldon rushes for 101 yards and two scores

11/26/2012

Alabama Football Press Conference Transcript (SEC Championship)

11/12/2012

Alabama Football Press Conference Transcript (Western Carolina)

04/14/2012

Alabama Football A-Day Notes

Postgame notes from Saturday's A-Day Game

08/19/2014

Coach Saban & the Crimson Tide Accepts the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Coach Saban & the Crimson Tide Accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

04/15/2014

One-on-One with Chris Black

One-on-One with Chris Black

OUTLOOK: Proved to be an explosive option for Alabama as a reserve wide receiver in 2013 ... could push for an expanded role in the 2014 offense ... has eight career receptions for 79 yards and two touchdowns while adding a 31 yard rushing touchdown ... has three touchdowns in nine career touches ... redshirted as a freshman in 2012 after a preseason shoulder injury.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2013): Backed up Christion Jones at the slot receiver ... played in eight games: Virginia Tech, Colorado State, Ole Miss, Georgia State, Kentucky, Arkansas, Tennessee and Chattanooga ... finished the year with eight receptions for 79 yards and two touchdowns while rushing one time for 31 yards and a score. Colorado State: Caught his first career pass (from Blake Sims) and used his speed to turn the corner and score from 14 yards out. Georgia State: Came off the bench to produce the best outing of his young career, with six catches for 54 yards and a touchdown ... long play was a 16-yard grab ... caught a 10-yard scoring strike from Sims. Chattanooga: Took an end-around 31 yards for a touchdown ... caught one pass for 11 yards ... finished with 42 all-purpose yards.

FRESHMAN (2012): Went through spring drills with Alabama in 2012 ... redshirted during his first season at the Capstone, after a shoulder injury in August ended his season.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Ranked as one of the top wide receiver prospects in the nation ... an explosive athlete with 4.5 speed in the 40-yard dash and a 36-inch vertical ... a consensus four-star prospect ... EPSNU listed him at No. 22 in the ESPNU 150 and the No. 2 wide receiver prospect ... No. 10 in the ESPNU Top 100 Southeast Recruits and the No. 5 player in the state of Florida ... played in the Under Armour All-America Game ... 247sports.com ranked him 42nd nationally, the No. 4 wide receiver and the No. 8 player in Florida ... listed at No. 58 in the Rivals100 and the web site's No. 8 wide receiver prospect and the No. 11 player in Florida ... Scout.com rated him as the nation's No. 19 wide out ... No. 23 in the Mobile Press-Register's Super Southeast 120 ... a SuperPrep All-American and the publication's No. 13 wide receiver ... PrepStar All-American and All-Southeast Region selection ... a first team Florida High School Sports Association 7A All-State selection ... No. 77 in Tom Lemming's MaxPreps Top 100 nationally and the No. 7 wide receiver ... ranked 11th in the Orlando Sentinel's Florida Top 100 ... also listed as the No. 10 player in Florida by SuperPrep ... caught 55 passes for 881 yards and 12 touchdowns in 2011 while rushing for 222 yards on 22 carries for 10.1 yards per carry ... hauled in 49 receptions for 990 yards and 12 scores as a junior in 2010 ... coached by Marty Lee at First Coast ... chose Alabama over Florida State, Florida, Georgia, Auburn, Notre Dame, Miami, Clemson and Tennessee.

     
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