1. Alabama Football: Why O.J. Howard Will Be Team's X-Factor in 2014

    On a team loaded with freakish talents at the skill positions, sophomore tight end O.J. Howard might be the key for Alabama’s chances to make it into the inaugural College Football Playoff this fall...

    Sanjay Kirpalani Written by Sanjay Kirpalani about 1 month ago 5,356 reads 35 comments

  2. Why Alabama DC Kirby Smart Is Wise to Wait for the Right Head Coaching Job

    It isn't often that an Alabama assistant coach speaks publicly, so when one does, we listen. Defensive coordinator Kirby Smart made an appearance with "The Front Row" on WCNN ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 6,088 reads 43 comments

  3. Alabama's Title Hopes Resting on Secondary, Not Quarterback

    One position group on Alabama's roster is going to dictate whether or not the Crimson Tide will get back to the peak of the college football world, and it is one that is depending on fresh faces to up the level of the competition...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 1 month ago 8,655 reads 92 comments

  4. Alabama Football: What History Tells Us About Tide's Ability to Bounce Back

    You hear the naysayers about the University of Alabama football program after it just missed winning its third straight national championship, and fourth in five seasons...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 2 months ago 9,085 reads 26 comments

  5. Alabama Football: Can Tide Defense Generate Turnovers in 2014?

    There are four players on the 2014 University of Alabama football team who recorded at least one interception last year. There are five overall if you include the previous season...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 2 months ago 6,142 reads 28 comments

  6. Why Florida at Alabama Is a Dark Horse for 2014 SEC Game of the Year

    The Iron Bowl? Must-see television. And if you're lucky enough to be able to afford a ticket to the game between Auburn and Alabama in Tuscaloosa on Nov. 29, buy one. Or two. Georgia at South Carolina in Week 3? Sign me up...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 2 months ago 12,764 reads 147 comments

  7. Is Steve Spurrier Right? Has Nick Saban Really Underachieved at Alabama?

    South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier is a gem. No, he's more than that. He's a national treasure. Well, at least if you're a fan of offseason soundbites that create conversation during the slowest time of the college football year...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 2 months ago 23,701 reads 380 comments

  8. Alabama Football: Strengths, Weaknesses and Secret Weapons

    If there’s one thing that University of Alabama coach Nick Saban is exceptionally good at, it’s turning a weakness into a strength...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 2 months ago 13,481 reads 16 comments

  9. Alabama Football: Everyone Overlooking T.J. Yeldon Is Making a Huge Mistake

    When Bleacher Report recently asked readers who will lead the University of Alabama in rushing this season, 60.9 percent voted for the backup, compared to just 33.9 for the incumbent...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 2 months ago 11,620 reads 44 comments

  10. Re-Evaluating Crimson Tide's 2011 Recruiting Class

    When the University of Alabama football program celebrated national signing day in 2011, safety Vinnie Sunseri enjoyed seeing it from both sides for once, as he had already enrolled...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 2 months ago 3,566 reads 2 comments

  11. Alabama Football: Realistic Expectations for the Quarterback Position in 2014

    When Nick Saban was in his first year at the University of Alabama in 2007, some of the quarterbacks making starts for other Southeastern Conference teams were Auburn’s Brandon ...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 3 months ago 16,968 reads 30 comments

  12. Alabama Football: 5 Statistics That Will Look Drastically Different in 2014

    If there’s been one constant with the University of Alabama football program under the direction of Nick Saban it’s that none of the teams have been alike...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 3 months ago 10,305 reads 14 comments

  13. Power Ranking: The Best Quarterbacks to Play for Nick Saban

    Previous to the 2013 season, Nick Saban had coached an All-American player at every position minus three: Tight end, punter and, believe it or not, quarterback...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 3 months ago 9,826 reads 9 comments

  14. Alabama Football: Recapping the Biggest 2014 Offseason News so Far

    It’s been another busy offseason in Tuscaloosa, where there never seems to be a dull moment when it comes to University of Alabama football...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 3 months ago 5,313 reads 7 comments

  15. Jimbo Fisher Says Jacob Coker Is Most Talented QB During Nick Saban's Tenure

    Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher knows Nick Saban well, having served as his offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at LSU from 2000-2004...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 3 months ago 19,996 reads 142 comments

  16. Alabama Football: Nick Saban's Contract the Leading Gauge to Price of Success

    Contrary to popular belief, University of Alabama coach Nick Saban does take vacations. With his wife Terry urging him to schedule more downtime, the family is getting ready ...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 3 months ago 7,046 reads 26 comments

  17. Alabama Football: Could the Crimson Tide's Defense Be in Decline?

    Any history buff can tell you that "all good things must come to an end," a line that stems from Geoffrey Chaucer’s poem titled Troilus and Criseyde ...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 3 months ago 15,450 reads 61 comments

  18. Nick Saban Is a Bargain for Alabama at Almost Any Price

    At $5.5 million a season, he was underpaid. At nearly $7 million a year, Alabama head coach Nick Saban is still a tremendous bargain in a world that does not abide by conventional financial rules and guidelines...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 3 months ago 8,720 reads 153 comments

  19. Alabama Football: Any Way You Look at Roster, Crimson Tide Loaded

    At the end of spring practices, there was one player from the recruiting class of 2009 remaining on the University of Alabama football roster, although most Crimson Tide fans probably don't remember ever seeing him on the field...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 3 months ago 13,443 reads 27 comments

  20. Nick Saban's New Contract with Alabama Worth Up to $55.2 Million

    Back in December when Nick Saban and the University of Alabama agreed to a long-term contract extension , one source summed up the deal simply: "It's significant...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 3 months ago 17,916 reads 60 comments

  21. Lane Kiffin Has Great RBs at Alabama, but He Took It Too Far with NFL Comments

    It took a while, but we're finally getting a taste of the old Lane Kiffin we all know and love. Alabama head coach Nick Saban generally doesn't let his assistants speak to the ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 33,006 reads 202 comments

  22. Position-by-Position Preview of Alabama's 2014 Roster

    You don’t want to say that any time the University of Alabama football program doesn ’t play for the national championship under Nick Saban the season wasn ’t a success, but last year essentially showed otherwise...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 3 months ago 10,013 reads 14 comments

  23. Alabama Football Recruiting: 4 Reasons Why Daron Payne Will Sign with Alabama

    Daron Payne ‘s recruitment is the latest extension of the most heated rivalry in college football between Alabama and Auburn...

    Sanjay Kirpalani Written by Sanjay Kirpalani about 3 months ago 18,477 reads 52 comments

  24. Proving Alabama's Nick Saban Is Still College Football's Best Big-Game Coach

    It’s one of those statistics that now just seems preposterous, but single-handedly demonstrates the University of Alabama’s turnaround under Nick Saban ...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 3 months ago 6,209 reads 96 comments

  25. Alabama Football: 2015 Draft Could Be More of the Same for Crimson Tide

    Potential is always a difficult thing to measure, which is why so many high school recruits don’t pan out at the collegiate level, and why so many college prospects fail to make a dent in the National Football League...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 3 months ago 5,886 reads 22 comments