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Former Alabama LB Reuben Foster looking for first victory in UFL this season

Houston Roughnecks LB Reuben Foster (#10) celebrates a huge play in UFL matchup against Memphis Showboats.
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The Houston Roughnecks are 0-2 in the United Football League this season.

It suffered an 18-23 loss to the DC Defenders on Sunday, but a former University of Alabama linebacker did everything he could to position his team for a victory. Reuben Foster, a former Butkus Award winner, has been excellent for Houston in his first two matchups against Memphis and DC. He was all over the field against the Defenders, making several tackles and a pass breakup.

Foster made a tackle for loss and popped the Defenders’ quarterback, Jordan Ta’amu, on a run. 

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The three-time Southeastern Conference Champion (2014-16) and College Football Playoff National Champion is showing he can still perform at an elite level on defense. Foster made first-team All-SEC and Unanimous All-American in 2016 for the Tide.

Hopefully, he can push the Roughnecks into the win column. 

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Stephen M. Smith is the senior writer for Touchdown Alabama Magazine.  You can “like” him on Facebook or “follow” him on Twitter, via @CoachingMSmith.

Stephen Smith is a 2015 graduate of the University of Alabama. He is a senior writer and reporter for Touchdown Alabama Magazine. He has covered Alabama football for 10+ years and his knowledge and coverage of the Crimson Tide's program have made him among the most respected journalist in his field. Smith has been featured on ESPN and several other marquee outlets as an analyst.

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