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Cole Mazza
Cole  Mazza


Bakersfield, Calif.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 235




86 Alabama Student-Athletes Earn a Place on SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

The Alabama men's swimming and diving team led all UA and conference teams with 15 honors


Alabama Football Opens Spring Practice

Crimson Tide work in shorts and helmets and welcome eight newcomers to the practice field


Football vs. Virginia Tech Postgame Notes


Special Teams Preview

Special Teams Preview


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

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

JUNIOR (2015): A two-year starter at long snapper ... perfect on all snapping opportunities in his 13 starts ... also recorded a tackle against Middle Tennessee ... sat out the Ole Miss and ULM games due to injury ... returned to action against Georgia.

SOPHOMORE (2014): Started all 14 games in 2014 and 27 straight over his first two seasons ... perfect on 142 snapping opportunities as a sophomore, including 65 extra points, 22 field goals and 55 punts ... had four tackles on the season with one against Texas A&M and a career-best three at LSU.

FRESHMAN (2013): Started all 13 games at long snapper as a true freshman ... did not had a failed snap in 125 attempts ... was good on 40 punting snaps, 20 field goal attempts and 65 extra point tries.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Proved to be one of the best long snappers in the country and that was a priority for the Crimson Tide faced with the departure of three-year starter Carson Tinker ... earned a five-star ranking as a sophomore in high school at the Rubio Long Snapping Camp ... the nation's No. 1 long snapper by 247Sports and the No. 1 long snapper nationally in the 247Composite ... ESPN ranks Mazza as the No. 3 long snapper in the country ... three-star prospect by and the No. 11 snapper ... three-star prospect by PrepStar and the No. 8 long snapper nationally ... also served as the starting center for head coach Tony Mills at Liberty High School in Bakersfield, Calif. ... chose Alabama over UCLA, Washington State and Utah.