1. Nick Saban Leading Charge for NCAA Reform Is Nothing New

    For all the criticism Nick Saban gets for his interactions with the media—that he is confrontational, controlling or manipulative—no one will ever say he doesn ’t speak his mind...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 2 months ago 6,583 reads 188 comments

  2. Paranoia, Fraud and the Recruiting Implications of Full Cost of Attendance

    DESTIN , Fla. — Be careful what you wish for, because you just might get it. Five years ago the idea of full cost of attendance stipends for student-athletes seemed like a great idea...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 2 months ago 9,802 reads 23 comments

  3. SEC Threatening to Change Recruiting Forever If Satellite Camps Continue

    DESTIN, Fla. — Jim Harbaugh has poked the bear, and the bear is coming out of hibernation. Ultra-compelling storylines of the past like realignment and scheduling aren't ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 2 months ago 48,993 reads 260 comments

  4. Nick Saban Warns of SEC Becoming a "Farm System" If Rules Aren't Changed

    DESTIN , Fla. — "You can't create a system that really can almost promote fraud." Alabama head coach Nick Saban issued a warning today that this is the road that college ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 2 months ago 32,320 reads 171 comments

  5. Nick Saban Says He Caught a 6-Foot, 180-Pound Tarpon While Fishing in Florida

    To hear him tell it, Nick Saban landed a huge, non-metaphorical catch for the great state of Alabama this week...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 2 months ago 106,308 reads 56 comments

  6. Kendell Jones Commits to Alabama: 'The Hulk' Will Be a Dominant Defender in SEC

    Last week was a roller coaster of sorts for Killeen, Texas, defensive tackle Kendell Jones Jr. In a matter of 24 hours last Thursday, he was committed to Alabama, not committed ...

    Damon Sayles Written by Damon Sayles about 2 months ago 58,323 reads 143 comments

  7. Alabama Football: Why QB Is Not Tide's Most Important Position for 2015

    Alabama's quarterback battle remains one of the most talked about storylines of the college football offseason...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 3 months ago 13,425 reads 57 comments

  8. Is Alabama's 2015 Schedule the Toughest of the Nick Saban Era?

    For all of the praise and accolades heaped on Alabama and Nick Saban during their tear through college football together—and it is all much deserved—they still have only gone undefeated, perfect, through an entire football season once...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 3 months ago 7,591 reads 88 comments

  9. Should Auburn or Alabama Be the Favorites in the SEC West?

    Alabama is the defending SEC champion, but its bitter intra -state rival Auburn is the team that's generating the most offseason momentum. By now, you've seen all the Auburn hype...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 18,090 reads 228 comments

  10. Alabama Has Been the Perfect Place for Lane Kiffin to Revitalize His Career

    One year ago, Alabama head coach Nick Saban and first-year offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin seemed like college football's version of The Odd Couple ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 16,330 reads 74 comments

  11. Alabama Football: Cost of Attendance Money Won't Help or Hurt Tide's Recruiting

    ATLANTA — It’s not hard to see what this offseason’s major issue and talking point will be in college football. It’s not going to be satellite camps or graduate transfers or uptempo offenses (is that still even a thing?)...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 3 months ago 5,297 reads 7 comments

  12. Alabama Football: 3 Things Standing in the Way of an SEC Championship

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — It's not a stretch to say that Alabama's 2014 SEC Championship was a surprise. Between the talent it was replacing on both sides of the ball and breaking ...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 3 months ago 14,697 reads 117 comments

  13. Top 12 Tim Tebow Sports Moments

    On April 20th, 2015, the world stood still as Chip Kelly and the Philadelphia Eagles officially signed Tim Tebow , effectively giving the living legend another shot at making his NFL dreams come true...

    Scott Janovitz Written by Scott Janovitz about 3 months ago 26,145 reads 26 comments

  14. Alabama's Superior O-Line Recruiting Will Pave Way for Future Success

    One of the most critical factors in Alabama’s tight grip on the recruiting trail is the Tide’s penchant for landing elite prospects in the trenches...

    Sanjay Kirpalani Written by Sanjay Kirpalani about 3 months ago 4,206 reads 4 comments

  15. SEC Football: Power Ranking Conference's 2015 Head Coaches

    The SEC has evolved into a pseudo-all-star team of college head coaches. Five head coaches are currently in possession of SEC title rings, and three—Alabama's Nick Saban , ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 29,409 reads 251 comments

  16. Alabama Football: Nick Saban's 3 Biggest Concerns Post-Spring Practice

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Nick Saban isn ’t going to take spring practice as a final gauge of where his team is. No, spring practice, he says, is only one step along the way...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 3 months ago 6,717 reads 41 comments

  17. Until There's a National Rule, CFB Satellite Camps Will Hurt SEC Schools

    If you're looking for an issue that will rise to the forefront of the national conversation this offseason, it's here. It's also very familiar...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 29,746 reads 306 comments

  18. The Case Against Braxton Miller Transferring to Alabama

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Not even a week after Alabama's quarterbacks threw six interceptions in the A-Day spring game, Crimson Tide fans are looking for any solution possible under center...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 3 months ago 93,964 reads 231 comments

  19. Alabama Football: Projecting Crimson Tide's Post-Spring Two-Deep Depth Chart

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Spring is officially over, and the long march to August has begun. We learned a lot about the 2015 Alabama football team over this last month or so. Favorites emerged at some positions, while depth was created at others...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 4 months ago 10,198 reads 52 comments

  20. Why Alabama Solved Its Biggest Issue During Spring Practice

    Alabama head coach Nick Saban 's reaction to the play of his quarterbacks in the 2015 spring game on Saturday wasn't exactly a ringing endorsement...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 20,712 reads 53 comments

  21. Don't Expect Jake Coker to Win Alabama QB Battle During Spring Game

    Alabama will hit the field on Saturday for the annual spring game, and for the second straight season, all eyes will be on the quarterback position...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 10,828 reads 32 comments

  22. Top SEC Players to Watch in Saturday's Spring Games

    Five SEC teams will open their doors this weekend to fans looking to get a preview of what the 2015 season will look like...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 11,117 reads 22 comments

  23. Is 4-Star ATH Trevon Diggs a Lock to Alabama?

    Following a visit to Alabama earlier this month, the Tide look to be in a good position with 4-star athlete Trevon Diggs . According to Ryan Bartow of 247Sports , Diggs has named the Tide his leader...

    Sanjay Kirpalani Written by Sanjay Kirpalani about 4 months ago 9,182 reads 24 comments

  24. With Bo Scarbrough Out, Alabama Will Need a Freshman RB to Step Up

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama’s traditional embarrassment of riches at running back has been well-documented, but even Nick Saban had to pause and take a step back, delivering a harsh reality after an offseason of attrition at that position...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 4 months ago 12,664 reads 47 comments

  25. Nick Saban's Superior Recruiting Will Help Alabama Overcome Spring Injuries

    If your program is the talk of spring practice, that's usually either really good or really bad. Either stars have emerged and the depth needed to compete for a national championship ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 6,840 reads 28 comments