Former Alabama tight end O.J. Howard may be as perplexed as much of the Tide fanbase is about his utilization within Alabama’s offense over the past two seasons.
Howard, who is participating in the Senior Bowl, told SB Nation that he has “no idea” why he wasn’t more of a receiving target with the Crimson Tide when he was asked about his usage in the offense.
“I have no idea, honestly man,” Howard said at the Senior Bowl. “It was kind of a question mark my whole career about that, but I’ve never been able to give an answer to this day.”
Howard had 83 catches for 1,197 yards and five touchdowns in 2015 and 2016 at Alabama. His only two 100+ yard games came in the National Championship matchups with Clemson, when Howard had a whopping nine catches for 314 yards and three touchdowns.
So to do the math for you, subtracting those games from Howard’s two seasons meant he…