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Prothro's future in limbo

He made the greatest catch of the year – maybe the greatest catch EVER – last season against Southern Mississippi. He averaged 19.1 yards per reception. He scored a touchdown every 3.7 catches. He averaged a whopping 27.6 yards per kickoff return.

Everything about Alabama's Tyrone Prothro was spectacular in 2005, from the acrobatic catch vs. Southern Miss that won an ESPY to the awful tumble vs. Florida that broke his leg and ended his season. How valuable was he? Consider this: Alabama averaged 29.6 points in the five games Prothro played; it averaged 16.4 in the games he missed. After missing the final seven...

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