We’re Now Lester Cotton Days Away From Alabama Football
We’re now 66 days away from Alabama kicking off it’s season against No. 19 Miami(FL) in the Chic-Fil-A Kickoff Game on September 4th. Let’s take a look back at the career of a local legend and Alabama football great who wore the number 66.As a freshman at Alabama , Lester helped block for eventual Heisman Trophy winner and the nation’s leading rusher for that season Derrick Henry in four games. That same season, Bama go on to win the SEC and National Championship. Throughout his career at Alabama, Cotton would play both left and right guard helping open up holes for running backs such as Najee Harris, fellow Raider Joshua Jacobs, and previously mentioned Derrick Henry. Bama also won a second national championship in 2017 with the help of Cotton.