TUSCALOOSA, AL – SEPTEMBER 08: Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide looks on during the game against the Arkansas State Red Wolves at Bryant-Denny Stadium on September 8, 2018 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)Alabama’s football program has a bunch of NFL talent every season. This year’s team might be special in that department, though.One NFL insider has revealed how many of the Crimson Tide’s players have a real chance at getting picked in the 2019 NFL Draft.The number: 17.“I asked an NFL personnel exec to send me the names of the draft eligible, draftable prospects to watch at Alabama. He sent me 17 names. Going to be a busy few days watching all these dudes,” NFL analyst Daniel Jeremiah tweeted.I asked an NFL personnel exec to send me the names of the draft eligible, draftable prospects to watch at Alabama. He sent me 17 names. Going to be a busy few days watching all these dudes.— Daniel Jeremiah (@MoveTheSticks) November 28, 2018Ohio State set the NFL Draft record for most players taken in one draft with 14 in 2004.It’s early, but it looks like Alabama could seriously challenge that record come spring 2019.
Brock’s Office of Human Resources is seeking employee participation in upcoming focus group sessions.Planned for the end of March, the sessions will take a closer look at the 2017 Employee Engagement Survey results. Feedback will help the University understand employee’s interpretation of the survey questions and identify possible solutions to areas of improvement.Employees are encouraged to sign up for one of three focus groups on Focus on Learning:BUFA session(Faculty members and Librarians)Wednesday, March 28 from 9 to 11 a.m.Academic and Non-Academic Leadership session(Deans, Associate Deans, Managers and Directors)Wednesday, March 28 from 2 to 4 p.m.Staff session(Admin Professional, Exempt, OSSTF, IATSE and CUPE 1295/2220 and 4207 Unit 2, 3)Thursday, March 29 from 9 to 11 a.m.Questions about the sessions can be directed to Jolin Wang, HR Generalist at [email protected] or x6733.
However, the radio presenter has said that Mrs Leith has now apologised for her comments.He said: “I thought, well, that’s fair enough, so I said on the air on Tuesday ‘If you want any tips about the potential pitfalls, as long as you cook me lunch, Prue, because let’s face it, it’s not going to be the worst lunch in the world, we can have a chat about that.'”She emailed me after the show. She said ‘What a silly thing to say’. I said ‘No, it’s the perfect thing to say because a) it got you publicity for the new show and b) it’s absolutely right, by the way!”She was commenting on Mr Evans’ short and unsuccessful stint presenting BBC’s flagship motoring show.Presenters Sandi Toksvig and Noel Fielding will host the new series of Bake Off.The cook said she was “thrilled to be joining Paul, Sandi and Noel on the biggest show on TV and I cannot wait to see what the real stars of the show – the bakers – are going to create for us. Prue Leith apologised to Chris Evans for making a snide comment about his failed presenting gig on Top Gear.The newly-appointed Great British Bake Off presenter has been confirmed as Mary Berry’s replacement alongside Paul Hollywood when the baking programme moves to Channel 4.Talking before it was confirmed she had the role, she told the Press Association that if she replaced Mrs Berry she “doesn’t want to do a Chris Evans”. “It is such an honour to be part of The Great British Bake Off team.”