1. Why Nick Saban Will Never Leave Alabama for NFL

    From the moment the clock struck triple zeros at University of Phoenix Stadium, the confetti fell all over the Alabama Crimson Tide and head coach Nick Saban began drying off after getting doused with Gatorade, you could sense what was coming next...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 9 months ago 28,693 reads 137 comments

  2. College Football Championship 2016: Top Breakout Stars from Alabama vs. Clemson

    There are three aspects to a football game: offense, defense and special teams. For as much attention as the first two receive, it can often be special teams that turns the outcome of a game one way or another...

    Daniel Rogers Written by Daniel Rogers about 9 months ago 2,269 reads 0 comments

  3. The Play That Made Nick Saban the Best Coach in College Football History

    GLENDALE, Ariz. — They had run the play before, time and time again, and it had failed. Over and over again, the ball had hit the ground or fluttered out of bounds. It was not ready for Clemson or a stage this magnificent...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 9 months ago 344,780 reads 485 comments

  4. Jake Coker's Ultimate Redemption Story Is What College Football Is All About

    GLENDALE, Ariz. — As the celebration started making the transition from the confetti-filled field to the smoke-filled locker room at University of Phoenix Stadium, Alabama offensive ...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 9 months ago 14,086 reads 40 comments

  5. O.J. Howard Wins 2016 College Football National Championship Offensive MVP

    The 2016 College Football Playoff National Championship Game featured the Heisman Trophy winner in Alabama Crimson Tide running back Derrick Henry and a Heisman Trophy finalist in Clemson Tigers quarterback Deshaun Watson...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 9 months ago 42,152 reads 43 comments

  6. The Legend of Derrick Henry Grows with Record-Setting National Title Performance

    Barring a surprise, Alabama's 2016 national championship win over Clemson in Arizona was likely running back Derrick Henry's last game in a Crimson Tide uniform. The 6'3", 242-pound monster who towered over former 'Bama running back Mark Ingram Jr..

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 9 months ago 19,110 reads 63 comments

  7. Alabama's O.J. Howard Finally Meets Potential, Has NFL Draft Scouts Salivating

    All eyes were on Alabama running back and 2015 Heisman Trophy winner Derrick Henry in the College Football Playoff National Championship against Clemson on Monday night in Glendale, ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 9 months ago 25,934 reads 42 comments

  8. Derrick Henry Breaks Shaun Alexander's Alabama Career Rushing Record

    Alabama Crimson Tide running back Derrick Henry set the program's career rushing record with a two-yard run in the third quarter of Monday night's 45-40 win over the Clemson Tigers in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game...

    Mike Norris Written by Mike Norris about 9 months ago 11,684 reads 8 comments

  9. Alabama vs. Clemson: Preview, Prediction for 2016 College Football Championship

    So, as it turns out, having the College Football Playoff semifinals on New Year’s Eve isn ’t actually a great idea...

    Daniel Rogers Written by Daniel Rogers about 9 months ago 10,357 reads 0 comments

  10. Alabama's Secret Superstar, Bo Scarbrough, May Not Even Play in Title Game

    PHOENIX — I have spent the past 10 minutes trying to convince myself that the man standing before me is a running back. It simply cannot be. Linebacker? Sure. Defensive end? Why not...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 9 months ago 350,742 reads 172 comments

  11. Dominick Jackson Is Perfect Example of Toughness That Fuels Alabama Dynasty

    PHOENIX—T he University of Alabama football team has numerous goals every year, which often translate into trophies and titles at the end of a season...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 9 months ago 29,011 reads 126 comments

  12. Alabama's Nick Saban Calls for Changes to NFL Draft Declaration Process

    Alabama head coach Nick Saban is pushing for the NFL to delay distribution of draft-evaluation reports until a player's season is over...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 9 months ago 39,645 reads 178 comments

  13. Lane Kiffin Steals Nick Saban's Spotlight at National Championship

    PHOENIX — The desert isn’t known for being particularly kind, and over the years it’s been doubly harsh to University of Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin ...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 9 months ago 52,400 reads 99 comments

  14. Alabama's Playing Like a Team on a Mission

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — It may have been the breaking point. Following another third-down failure against the University of Alabama defense last week, Michigan State senior quarterback ...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 9 months ago 16,326 reads 80 comments

  15. In What Likely Will Be Derrick Henry's Final Game for Alabama, Expect Greatness

    In the College Football Playoff National Championship versus top-ranked Clemson on Monday night, Alabama running back Derrick Henry might not break his single-game high of 271 rushing yards set versus Auburn this year...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 9 months ago 41,055 reads 248 comments

  16. How Clemson Compares to Nick Saban's Past Title Game Opponents at Alabama

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Even though this will be his last game with the University of Alabama, national championship games have become familiar for defensive coordinator Kirby Smart...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 9 months ago 21,143 reads 113 comments

  17. How Alabama QB Jake Coker Can Impact NFL Draft Stock in National Title Game

    Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Jake Coker picked the perfect time to have the game of his life. Now all he needs is a follow-up...

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  18. Alabama's $600,000 Strength Coach Is Catalyst of Nick Saban's Dynasty

    The voice of Alabama football is lost anew every day. That’s not some exploratory metaphor; it’s quite literally gone. Each day, one after the next. It’s part of the job...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 9 months ago 124,169 reads 66 comments

  19. Clemson's Defense Geared to Give Alabama's Offense Problems

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — It looks like a Southeastern Conference defense. It’s physical. It aims to shut down the run and go after the quarterback...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 9 months ago 13,496 reads 127 comments

  20. Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Clemson Tigers Betting Odds, National Championship Pick

    For the second time in three years, an unbeaten ACC school will take on a one-loss SEC team for college football’s national championship when the Clemson Tigers (14-0) take on the Alabama Crimson Tide (13-1) at University of Phoenix Stadium...

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  21. Alabama's Ability to Contain Deshaun Watson Could Decide National Championship

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — It wasn't intentional, and Jonathan Allen had no idea of the reactions that would result, but he and University of Alabama fans have had a lot of fun this week thanks to someone's ingenuity...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 9 months ago 14,283 reads 77 comments

  22. 2015 Is Nick Saban's Greatest Season Ever

    It was a moment of vulnerability, the latest in a long line of necessary and successful modifications to the process ...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 9 months ago 35,686 reads 233 comments

  23. Nobody in College Football Finishes Better Than Alabama RB Derrick Henry

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — There’s been no such thing as a University of Alabama football game this season without a highlight from junior running back Derrick Henry, and the Cotton Bowl was no exception...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 9 months ago 20,331 reads 161 comments

  24. Alabama vs. Clemson: Odds, Top Storylines for College Football Championship 2016

    Clemson and Alabama seem to have been on a collision course to meet in the national title game since the College Football Playoff rankings were first released in early November...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 9 months ago 5,004 reads 0 comments

  25. College Football Championship 2016: Early Storylines for Clemson vs. Alabama

    The collision course has finally reached a pinnacle, as Alabama and Clemson—the nation’s clear best all season—are set to play in what figures to be a barnburner of a national championship game...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 9 months ago 4,751 reads 0 comments