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James Carpenter Eager To Help Alabama Tornado Relief After 2011 NFL Draft

Though James Carpenter's Round 1 selection in the 2011 NFL Draft baffled Alabama Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban and contributed to the many low draft grades being farted the Seattle Seahawks' way, I think Paul Allen's money is about to start going to a very good place:

James Carpenter calls today at 9:15, the morning after the biggest night of his life. His question: How can I help Tuscaloosa?less than a minute ago via Twitter for iPad Favorite Retweet Reply

Amazing move by the big fellow. He was probably as surprised as anybody to hear his name called on Thursday, and when he woke up, his first move was to find a way to help people with his good fortune. Maybe Pete Carroll and company were on to something here?

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