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Alabama Quarterback Jake Coker Says He Played Entire 2015 Season With A Broken Toe

Jake Coker didn't have an overwhelming senior season at Alabama, but the quarterback managed games well and, with weapons like Derrick Henry and Calvin Ridley around him, led the program to a 16th national championship. A tidbit that Coker revealed today makes his accomplishments even more impressive. After taking part in Alabama's pro day, Coker says he played his entire season with a broken toe. AL.com has more:

Coker, who just wrapped a pro day performance at Alabama last week, ended the week with a surgery, he said.

"I broke my big right toe in August, and I had two big screws put in it right after I broke it," Coker told The Opening Kickoff on WNSP-FM 105.5. "Finally, I got them out on Friday. I'm dealing with that right now. I'm headed out to go work out with (QB Country's) David Morris right now, so it's not slowing me down too much."

He was asked, "You played the entire season last season with a broken toe?"

"It was good," he said. "At Alabama, they know how to do all that stuff, so it wasn't that big of a deal."

Coker completed 66.9-percent of his throws this year, for 3,110 yards, 21 touchdowns and eight interceptions. He may not be a top NFL prospect, but he'll definitely always be appreciated by fans in Tuscaloosa.

[AL.com]

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