Decatur defensive lineman Jacob McRae will represent the area in the North-South All-Star game on Dec. 17 in Mobile.
Tennessee hasn't defeated Alabama in football since 2006, when Crimson Tide quarterback Bryce Young was 5. But the historic nature of the rivalry, and the importance of winning this game, is still passed down to Alabama's players.
Although fall officially began a month ago, the real fall weather didn't arrive until Friday night. Heavy rain brought cooler temperatures right at the time football games, like the one between East Limestone and Russellville, were being played throughout the area.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — There's an adage in football that whatever team wins the "middle eight" minutes of a game — the last four minutes of the first half and the first four of the second — will win.