1. Despite First-Round Setbacks, NFL Draft Helps Show Alabama's Approach Evolving

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — It was an interesting exchange that ESPN analysts Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay had during a joint conference call with reporters on Monday, when discussing ...

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  2. Nick Saban Can Reload on Assistant Coaches as Well as He Builds a Roster

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Wouldn’t you love to see Nick Saban ’s Rolodex? Just imagine some of the names and phone numbers that the University of Alabama head coach has at his fingertips...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 3 months ago 9,463 reads 22 comments

  3. Adam Kramer's College Football Notebook: The Great Quarterback Drought Is Here

    By a show of hands, how many of you feel good about your starting quarterback heading into the loneliest part of college football's offseason? Be honest now. There's no need to manufacture optimism...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 3 months ago 104,145 reads 78 comments

  4. Alabama Football: Crimson Tide's Top 2017 NFL Draft Prospects

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The numbers are simply staggering. Since 2008, when Nick Saban was coming off his first season with the University of Alabama football team and the Crimson ...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 3 months ago 8,465 reads 21 comments

  5. Timing of Bo Davis' Resignation at Alabama Is Concerning

    Unless there's an unforeseen emergency that requires more attention, this isn't typically the time of year in which assistant coaches resign...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 35,463 reads 142 comments

  6. The SEC's Most Intriguing 2016 Quarterback Battle

    ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. doesn ’t quite understand it either. When the NFL draft is held next week in Chicago, the Southeastern Conference is expected to have ...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 3 months ago 14,211 reads 42 comments

  7. Alabama Football: Projecting Crimson Tide's Post-Spring 2-Deep Depth Chart

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Nick Saban is used to getting attention, just not in the way he did over the weekend...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 3 months ago 19,783 reads 80 comments

  8. Alabama's Defense Still Great, but Offense Has Much to Work On

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — It was impressive the way he shifted his weight, aimed and followed through on each throw while hitting target after target with precision...

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  9. Satellite Camps Are a Can of Worms College Football Really Shouldn't Reopen

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — It’s been quite a year for Southeastern Conference commissioner Greg Sankey, who took the reins from Mike Slive last July...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 4 months ago 6,832 reads 126 comments

  10. Nick Saban Says Rivals Are Using His Age to Recruit Against Him

    Alabama head coach Nick Saban is attempting to combat efforts by other coaches to use his age against him by making it clear he has no plans to leave the Crimson Tide. Chris Low of ESPN...

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  11. Alabama Football: What to Watch for in Crimson Tide's Spring Game

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — It’s a celebration, a big recruiting tool and essentially the midway point of the college football offseason...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 4 months ago 13,798 reads 68 comments

  12. SEC Football: Biggest Threats to Dethrone Alabama in 2016

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Even though the University of Alabama would go on to win the national championship, the moment wasn ’t lost on Nick Saban ...

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  13. Alabama Football: Week 2 Spring Practice Report

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama football team’s two significant position experiments this spring are looking more and more like they might become permanent moves...

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  14. Alabama Football: Takeaways and Stats from Tide's 1st Spring Scrimmage

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The Bo Scarbrough hype officially reached liftoff Saturday. Scarbrough had a statement performance during the Crimson Tide’s first spring scrimmage, ...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 4 months ago 23,278 reads 46 comments

  15. Alabama Football Week 1 Spring Practice Report

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Even though the national championship game is still fresh in everyone’s memory, the University of Alabama football team was anxious to get back on the field for the start of spring practices...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 4 months ago 7,059 reads 15 comments

  16. Nick Saban Comments on Jim Harbaugh's Michigan Spring Practices in Florida

    University of Michigan head football coach Jim Harbaugh caused a stir when it was announced his team would travel to Florida for spring practices at IMG Academy —a high school ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 months ago 61,831 reads 495 comments

  17. Nick Saban Named One of the World's Greatest Leaders: Ridiculous but Fitting

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Every year when the University of Alabama football program holds fall training camp, Nick Saban lines up a guest speaker to address the team each night...

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  18. Nick Saban, Stephen Curry, Steve Kerr Among Fortune's World's Greatest Leaders

    Fortune recently named its list of the world's 50 greatest leaders, and it had some sports flavor thanks to the presence of two coaches and one transcendent NBA superstar. Alabama Crimson Tide football coach Nick Saban was No...

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  19. Why WR Robert Foster Could Be Alabama's Best Candidate for Breakthrough Player

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — When it comes to University of Alabama football players who might be poised for a breakout season, the list is not short...

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  20. Alabama Football: Tide's Biggest Challenge in 2016 Spring Practice

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — To use defensive lineman Dalvin Tomlinson’s words, the first couple of days of spring practice have been a little “weird” for the University of Alabama football team...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 4 months ago 16,326 reads 9 comments

  21. SEC Extra Points: QB Blake Barnett Needs to Be the Man for Alabama

    For the third straight season, Alabama head coach Nick Saban and offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin are navigating through a quarterback battle. Unlike those previous years, though, figuring it out on the fly might not be the best idea...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 27,122 reads 52 comments

  22. Creating a 64-Team Bracket for the 2015 NCAA Football Season

    Imagine, if you will, a college football postseason spanning across six magnificent weeks and featuring 64 teams. Productivity would plummet. Holidays would be left in shambles...

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  23. Alabama Football: Ranking the Hardest Games of the 2016 Schedule

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — If there’s one thing that was indisputable about the University of Alabama’s most recent national championship season, it’s the Crimson Tide played a worthy schedule...

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  24. Grayshirting May Not Be for Everyone, but That Doesn't Mean It's a Bad Thing

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — It was approximately two weeks before national signing day in 2015 and Christian Bell suddenly had a major decision to make...

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  25. The SEC West's Most Indispensable Players for 2016

    The most misleading statistic in college football entering the 2016 season is that the majority of teams in the Southeastern Conference have their starting quarterbacks returning...

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