1. Alabama Football: How the Crimson Tide Rank Statistically Against the Nation

    The Alabama Crimson Tide entered the 2012 season with a slew of fresh faces at some key positions. Living up to the standard that last season's version of the Tide was not expected ...

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  2. Alabama Football: Why BCS Rankings Should Mean Nothing to the Undefeated Tide

    Sunday night, the college football world will be introduced to the first version of the 2012 BCS rankings ...

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  3. Alabama Football: Tide's Road to Another BCS Title Getting Easier Every Week

    It's not like it's Alabama's fault. The schedule looked pretty intimidating in the middle of August. But that was then, and this is now...

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  4. Alabama Football: 10 Early Team Awards for the Crimson Tide

    While Alabama is only five games into the 2012 season, it is never too early to begin raining a little praise on the athletes who have help to keep the Tide at the top of the national rankings...

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  5. Alabama Football: Tide Fan Gets What He Deserves in LSU Assault Case

    As reported earlier today by John Simerman of NOLA.com, Brian Downing of Smith Station, Alabama agreed to a plea deal that will leave him with a two-year prison sentence for his actions after January's BCS title game...

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  6. Alabama Football: 5 Reasons the Tide Have the Best Defense in the Nation

    College football will enter the second month of the 2012 season this weekend and, once again, it appears that the Alabama Crimson Tide may have the best defense in the country...

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  7. Alabama Football: Tide Enters Bye Week with Many Unanswered Questions

    On one hand, it feels good to know that Alabama can perform well below its potential and still sleepwalk its way to a 33-14 SEC victory...

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  8. Alabama Football: Ranking Crimson Tide's Most Important Remaining SEC Games

    It is pretty easy, right now, to envision the Alabama Crimson Tide running through the SEC schedule and right into the BCS title game once again, without so much as a hiccup. The Tide is 4-0, ranked No...

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  9. Alabama Football Player Power Rankings: First Quarter of the Season

    It may be hard to believe, but the 2012 college football season is already entering its second quarter. The Alabama Crimson Tide have yet to disappoint and find themselves right back where they ended last season, ranked No...

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  10. Alabama Football: Backup Running Back Kenyan Drake Making the Most of His Time

    The Alabama Crimson Tide entered the 2012 season looking much different than the team that won the 2011 BCS national title...

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  11. Alabama Football: Why We Won't Know How Good Alabama's Defense Is Until October

    Only three weeks into the 2012 season it is becoming ever so clear that the Alabama Crimson Tide are very likely headed to another BCS bowl game, if not the BCS Championship ...

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  12. Alabama Football: Nick Saban Is Turning the Crimson Tide into a Football Empire

    Nick Saban is only in his sixth season as the head coach of the Alabama Crimson Tide. It seems, though, as if he has been there for at least twice that...

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  13. Alabama vs. Arkansas: How the Injury-Depleted Hogs Can Alter Both SEC Races

    As if it wasn't bad enough that the Arkansas Razorbacks suffered a humiliating loss to Sun Belt also-ran Louisiana-Monroe last week, they got beat up pretty badly in the process...

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  14. Alabama Football: Only "Clutter" Can Deny the Tide an Undefeated Date with LSU

    "Clutter." As reported by ESPN's Chris Low, former Alabama standout Javier Arenas knows all about it . The Crimson Tide are once again the top-rated team in the nation and it would ...

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  15. Alabama Football: How Long Until T.J. Yeldon Is the Feature Back?

    One of the most asked coffee-shop questions during the offseason was about who would emerge as the feature running back for the Alabama Crimson Tide this season...

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  16. Alabama Football: 5 Plays by the Tide That Spelled Doom for Michigan

    For all of the preseason and pregame hype, the first every Cowboy Classic in Dallas ended up as nothing more than another top-10 mismatch for Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide...

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  17. Was A.J. McCarron the Better Quarterback in Alabama's Game vs. Michigan?

    Tonight, in front of over 90,000 fans, the Alabama Crimson Tide flexed their seemingly endless muscle in a 41-14 rout over eighth ranked Michigan...

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  18. Alabama Football: 10 Important Storylines to Watch Develop Throughout 2012

    There sure has been a lot of jaw-jacking over the last 30 days or so as we lead up to this weeks opening of college football season—at least in SEC country, anyway...

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  19. Alabama Football: Why the Tide Will Manhandle Michigan

    It has been almost eight months since the Alabama Crimson Tide last took the field, winning the 2011 BCS national title over rival LSU...

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  20. Alabama Football: What You Need to Know About Tide Running Back Jalston Fowler

    Ever since Alabama running back Jalston Fowler stepped onto the Tuscaloosa campus, he has been compared to the likes of former Tide fullback and NFL running back Le'Ron McClain...

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  21. Alabama Football: 7 Guys Who Need to Finish Camp Strong

    Fall football camp is the place where heroes are born. It's a place where collegiate careers can be either built or broken. At Alabama, the difference between being limited to special teams play and being a starting linebacker can often be minuscule...

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  22. Alabama Football: Tide Freshmen All-Americans Becoming a Rite of Passage

    In just a few short weeks, the Alabama Crimson Tide will take the field with a team looking for its next set of future stars and team leaders...

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  23. Alabama Crimson Tide Football: 9 Great Things About the 'Bama Gameday Experience

    It is less than three weeks until the opening of the 2012 college football season. As the Alabama Crimson Tide gear up to defend their BCS national title, their fans eagerly await delivery of their season ticket packages, scheduled for later this week...

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  24. Alabama Football: Saban's 4th Quarter Program Is as Mental as It Is Physical

    With two BCS National Championships in the last three seasons, Alabama head coach Nick Saban 's 4th-quarter conditioning program has proven to be an effective method for generating not only physical toughness, but mental toughness...

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  25. Alabama Football: Players, Units and Coaches with Most to Lose in Fall Practice

    With the start of fall practice last week, the Alabama Crimson Tide's defense of their BCS national title is officially underway. As a team, there is as much to gain as there is to lose...

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