Alabama Football: Ex-Tide Lineman, Current NFL Player Evan Mathis Needs Support

February 26, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Since 2004, Evan Mathis has made a living as an NFL lineman, specializing at the offensive left guard position. Mathis cut his teeth as an Alabama Football fan, and learned his trade as a player for the Crimson Tide.
Evan Mathis and others he played with with wearing the Crimson and White came to Alabama when it was not a popular choice among elite athletes.
For those who cannot remember, there were tough times through the period of probation and disrespect shown by Franchione to the players, fans, boosters and the University itself. Then the fiasco that followed the hiring of Mike Price.
Well, if you do not remember, thank the Lord. It wasn't pretty and it wasn't popular to pump your fist and shout, "It's great to be from Alabama."
But players like Evan Mathis stayed true to their heart, and signed on to play for the Tide.
Following his redshirt freshman season, Mathis was a four-year starter for the Tide, playing in 47 consecutive games.
In his fourth se...

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