Murf Baldwin

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Murf Baldwin is a college football writer for SBNation.com. He also covers Alabama Crimson Tide Football for RollBamaRoll.com. He previously covered the Atlanta Falcons and New Orleans Saints for Bleacher Report as the featured columnist for both teams. Additionally, he's a stringer for the Barrow County News working the beat of multiple high school sports teams. He takes fans closer to the game by drawing on his own playing experience (Safety/Rover/ILB) that topped out at the semi-pro level. No regurgitated opinions or viewpoints - no matter how controversial.

For booking inquiries: MurfBaldwin@gmail.com

Twitter: @MurfBaldwin

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  • NCAAF Alabama Crimson Tide
  • MMA Suga Rashad Evans
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Georgia has a star in the secondary

The Georgia cornerback looks to bounce back from a disappointing junior season. He has all the tools in the world to succeed and will now be provided with the hottest defensive coordinator in all...

Is Cooper the best receiver of the Saban era?


With one more good season at the Capstone, Amari Cooper may go down as the very best to ever suit up for the Tide at receiver...

Clemson's Beasley becoming Von Miller

The Clemson edge-rusher has it all: myriad pass-rush moves, explosive athleticism, and scheme versatility.

LB Trey DePriest has some huge shoes to fill!


Does Trey DePriest have the prerequisite skills to replace the ultra-talented C.J. Mosley at the "Will" linebacker? Hey may not need to...

PSU's Hackenberg a little Brady, little Luck

Penn State's rising sophomore has been compared to some big names in his short time. While he's nowhere near their level yet, a closer look at his best 2013 work shows how high he can go.

The move-the-chain answer is Mr. 84 himself


Moving Roddy White to the slot would provide QB Matt Ryan with a more explosive safety net...

A'Shawn Robinson can't be stopped!


With the amount of talent Bama has seen along the defensive line, rising sophomore A'Shawn Robinson may its most talented...come see why!

"12 personnel" could change the game for Bama


Bama could very well dominate in all phases of offense out of heavy personnel. Come see how...

The Complete 2014 Falcons Defensive Guide


Breakdowns, analysis and film study...oh my!

Selling T.J. Yeldon short is an immense mistake.


Alabama running back T.J. Yeldon is severely underappreciated. Many at The Capstone are in favor of lessening his role in favor of phenom Derrick Henry. Roll 'Bama Roll's Murf Baldwin hits the film...

Tony Brown has the prerequisite skills to dominate


For Alabama's top-flight defense to reach its maximum potential, it needs aggressive, man-to-man press corners...enter freshman phenom Tony Brown!

Don't sleep on Vinnie Sunseri, NFL!


Sometimes good prospects slip between the cracks during the NFL draft process. For teams looking for a versatile, athletic and heady safety -- former Alabama player Vinnie Sunseri fits the...

Atlanta Could Use Michael Sam


Michael Sam could help the city of Atlanta in a myriad of ways. Most importantly his presence out on the edges would help Atlanta solve its pass-rush woes.

There's a new sheriff arriving at The Capstone


What do you get when you match a versatile, supremely talented signal-caller with the type of scheme that's meant to take advantage of it?

Film Study: Ha Ha Clinton-Dix


The Falcoholic's Murf Baldwin explains why Alabama safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix's value should be at an all-time high—as it pertains to Atlanta's defense.

Murf asks: 'Bama in a 4-3?

Let's be honest here, shall we? No matter what base alignment the Alabama Crimson Tide operates from under head coach Nick Saban, there will be a great deal of success to come from it. With three N...

Film Study: Landon the Great!

Editor: Everyone please welcome Uptown Murf, who comes the way of SBN's Falcoholic, to the site as a guest writer for us. Murf was a featured columnist for Bleacher Report and is currently on staff...

Why Rafael Bush Isn't An Upgrade On Thomas DeCoud


The Falcoholic's Murf Baldwin, a former Saints writer, explains why fans should not necessarily be psyched for Rafael Bush's return to Atlanta as a primary player.

LaMarcus Joyner Is A Scheme-Specific Fit In ATL


The Falcoholic's Murf Baldwin examines Florida State defensive back Lamarcus Joyner's fit in the Falcons defense. Joyner's physicality, coverage ability and range possibly makes him the best fit...

Jeremiah Attaochu, Pass Rush Fit In Atlanta?


Georgia Tech's Jeremiah Attaochu should be garnering the type of attention that Buffalo's Khalil Mack is receiving. His targeting by the Atlanta Falcons would open up a world of possibilities in...

Film Study: Breaking Down The Falcons 3-4 Scheme


The Falcons have added a couple of significant pieces in personnel in regard to a defensive philosophy shift. But to really make the change to a 3-4 defense it will take more than a couple of large...

Film Session: Steve Smith's Potential Fit w/Ravens


There has been reported interest in the recently released Steve Smith from the Ravens. Naysayers believe that Smith can't help the team as his better days are behind him. Baltimore Beatdown's Murf...

Saints Linebacker Martez Wilson: Ebb & Flow


Martez Wilson was a celebrated star in high school who got off to a slow start in college. When he finally lived up to his top billing, he was well worth the wait. Uptown's NFL Science uncovers why...

Saints Defensive Film Study vs. Chiefs


I once proclaimed Rob Ryan to be a mad scientist. After the performance of his first-team defense, he was just plain MAD! Uptown's Football Science delves into why fans shouldn't hit the panic button.

Is Corey Webster worthy of being vilified?


Supreme corner play is required when you conjure up different blitz schemes and packages. Most Giants fans feel they aren't getting that from long-time corner Corey Webster. Come delve into...

Film School: The Rich Get Richer


The return of Lardarius Webb may have the type of impact akin to a team acquiring a number one free agent. The Ravens won the Super Bowl despite their best corner being injured early in the season....

Are you prepared for the genesis of Justin Tuck?


Justin Tuck has heard you. You say he's finished and needs to find a new line of work? Well, after the 2013 season he will have to be referred to as 'King Tuck'. The Dark Knight will rise!

Review to Preview: Drew Brees' Atlanta Monstrosity


Not all turnovers are created equal. Some happen at inopportune times, forcing a dramatic shift. Uptown's Film School takes a look at a couple of turnovers that forced the Saints' hand against the...

Best trio of receivers in the NFL? NYG's got 'em!


What's better than two? The Giants already are in the conversation for best receiving duo in the league. Rueben Randle's skill-set and physical makeup could make the Giant's pass attack the new...

Uptown's Film School: The Next Field Stretcher


The Saints have a deep history of deep threats. Stallworth, Henderson, Meachem, and...? We reveal the next in line to catch bombs from Breesus himself and break down the film!

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