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Joe Boozell | NCAA.com | May 7, 2016

Barnett uses soccer goal to work on passing accuracy

  Blake Barnett is doing all he can to become Alabama's starting QB in 2016.

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:

May 7, 2016 at 12:26pm PDT

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

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