The Alabama Crimson Tide pride themselves on defense and running the football, but they’ve had very solid quarterback play over the past few years. From A.J. McCarron to Blake Sims to Jake Coker, the Tide coaching staff has a knack for maximizing its talent at the quarterback position.

Blake Barnett is a serious contender to start under center in 2016 for Alabama, and he’s using some interesting tactics in an attempt to become a more precise and accurate passer. Watch below as Barnett uses a soccer goal in a quarterback drill that you’ve likely never seen before:

Alabama opens its 2016 season against USC. We’ll see if Barnett’s innovative offseason regiment will help earn him the starting role.

Joe Boozell has been a college basketball writer for since 2015. His work has also appeared in Bleacher Report, and Joe’s claim to fame since joining he’s predicted the correct national championship game twice… and picked the wrong winner both times. Growing up, Joe squared off against both Anthony Davis and Frank Kaminsky in the Chicagoland basketball scene. You can imagine how that went.

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