1. Ranking the Top Five Quarterback/Runningback Combos In the SEC

    Good Quarterback/Runningback combos are tough to defend. Defenses can't tighten up on either the passing or running coverage without the other suffering. If you look behind a successful college football team, there are usually a good QB/RB combos...

    Trent Calvert Written by Trent Calvert about 4 years ago 3,058 reads 56 comments

  2. Alabama's Greg McElroy Wins Through Effort

    Sometimes Greg McElroy looks out of place on the football field. Indeed, if you saw him on the street you wouldn’t guess he was a star QB for the defending national champion Alabama Crimson Tide...

    Trent Calvert Written by Trent Calvert about 4 years ago 1,153 reads 32 comments

  3. NCAA Football: Which Teams Should Worry Alabama In 2010?

    How many people could have predicted Tennessee would have given Alabama such a fight last year? Experts thought the 12-10 'Bama game would be a blowout...

    Trent Calvert Written by Trent Calvert about 4 years ago 2,528 reads 44 comments

  4. A Look At Alabama's Five-Star Recruiting Targets

    The University of Alabama couldn't look more inviting to a football recruit. A national championship, Heisman trophy, and great coaches and players have come to the program...

    Trent Calvert Written by Trent Calvert about 4 years ago 4,079 reads 14 comments

  5. Did Tim Tebow Do Alabama a Favor By Signing With Florida?

    The other day I was reminiscing about the Tim Tebow recruitment. I tried to imagine what would happen if he had signed with Alabama, his number two option, instead of Florida...

    Trent Calvert Written by Trent Calvert about over 4 years ago 3,652 reads 36 comments

  6. USC RB Dillon Baxter Accuses Five Schools of Illegal Phone Contact

    USC frosh freshman Dillon Baxter performed incredibly well during the Trojans' spring practice. Now he's making some noise off the field...

    Trent Calvert Written by Trent Calvert about over 4 years ago 3,388 reads 27 comments

  7. Is Florida State Really A Good Fit for the SEC?

    With all the talk about college football conferences expanding and shrinking, one of the most-discussed moves is Florida State University leaving the ACC for the SEC...

    Trent Calvert Written by Trent Calvert about over 4 years ago 1,286 reads 14 comments

  8. Nick Saban and Alabama Prove Pro-Style Offenses Win Championships

    There is a new fad taking over college football: the spread offense. It abandons the conventional run-first strategy in favor of a spread-and-shred pass offense. In the spread, every offensive play is run out of the shotgun...

    Trent Calvert Written by Trent Calvert about over 4 years ago 2,871 reads 73 comments

  9. Ranking Alabama's Five Best Football Players in 2010

    Alabama certainly does not lack its share of star power. Heisman winner Mark Ingram and his more than capable partner Trent Richardson, along with star receiver Julio Jones, power the offense...

    Trent Calvert Written by Trent Calvert about over 4 years ago 4,844 reads 26 comments

  10. 10 Burning Questions for Alabama Football in 2010

    (Author's Note: This article was co-written by Alabama writers Trent Calvert and Justin Davis.) As Alabama heads into the 2010 season, it faces nine lost starters on defense and three on offense...

    Trent Calvert Written by Trent Calvert about over 4 years ago 2,564 reads 32 comments

  11. How the Tide Rolls: Why Alabama's Trent Richardson-Mark Ingram Is a Great Tandem

    Alabama's Mark Ingram is comes off a Heisman-winning season where he rushed for 1,658 yards and 17 touchdowns. Behind him is blue-chip sophomore Trent Richardson, who carries boatloads of talent...

    Trent Calvert Written by Trent Calvert about over 4 years ago 1,944 reads 31 comments

  12. Nick Saban Builds Success at Alabama Through Strong Locker Room

    So, Alabama haters, when is the last time a 'Bama player was arrested? On February 23, 2008, safety Rashad Johnson was arrested outside a Tuscaloosa bar. That's right, TWO years ago...

    Trent Calvert Written by Trent Calvert about over 4 years ago 2,192 reads 24 comments

  13. A.J. McCarron: Alabama's Big-Time Backup

    How often does a redshirt freshman quarterback challenge an undefeated senior for playing time? It's basically unheard of. Believe it or not, it is happening at Alabama, where hotshot A...

    Trent Calvert Written by Trent Calvert about over 4 years ago 4,590 reads 36 comments

  14. Alabama's Passing Attack Set To Explode in 2010

    All indications point to Alabama having a vastly improved passing attack in 2010. Senior quarterback Greg McElroy is returning, Julio Jones is finally healthy, Marquis Maze has developed ...

    Trent Calvert Written by Trent Calvert about over 4 years ago 1,450 reads 47 comments

  15. Alabama Crimson Tide Air Attack Scorches Defense in First Scrimmage

    In Alabama's first scrimmage of spring practice, an experienced Tide offense burned the rookie defense through the air, with QB's A.J. McCarron and Greg McElroy combining for 664 passing yards...

    Trent Calvert Written by Trent Calvert about over 4 years ago 1,274 reads 9 comments

  16. Players To Watch During Alabama's Spring Practice

    For the Alabama Football program, 2010 is a crucial year. The Tide has lost many players that were the backbone of the team during last year's championship season...

    Trent Calvert Written by Trent Calvert about over 4 years ago 2,875 reads 11 comments

  17. Alabama's Nico Johnson Poised To Break Out in 2010

    When Alabama's budding inside linebacker star, Dont'a Hightower, blew out his knee and was declared unable to play for the rest of the 2009 season, Tide fans tore their clothes and wept...

    Trent Calvert Written by Trent Calvert about over 4 years ago 2,047 reads 8 comments

  18. For Alabama, Future Is Bright at QB

    During his tenure at Alabama, Nick Saban has managed to add a top-flight QB to each of his three recruiting classes. In 2008, Saban landed four-star, dual-threat QB Star Jackson. In 2009, it was four-star Mobile prospect A...

    Trent Calvert Written by Trent Calvert about over 4 years ago 3,321 reads 11 comments

  19. Wide Receiver Expected To Move To Safety For Spring Practice

    As the Alabama Crimson Tide open spring practice Friday, it is expected that former wide receiver Kendall Kelly will begin practicing at Safety. The move was most likely made to add competition to a shallow group of players in the defensive backfield...

    Trent Calvert Written by Trent Calvert about over 4 years ago 634 reads 8 comments

  20. What Nick Saban Has Brought to Alabama in Only Three Years

    It is the afternoon of January 2, 2007.  The Alabama football program is searching for a new coach and has been turned down by Rich Rodriguez...

    Trent Calvert Written by Trent Calvert about over 4 years ago 2,641 reads 10 comments

  21. Who Are Some of the Underrated Players In This Year's Draft?

    It happens in every draft class. There are players that get picked in the 5th, 6th, and even 7th round that become NFL stars, sometimes even outplaying their first round counterparts...

    Trent Calvert Written by Trent Calvert about over 4 years ago 31 reads 11 comments

  22. Five New Faces That Alabama Football's Success Depends On

    Throughout the course of the 2009 Alabama football season, the same guys got the job done over and over. Rolando McClain was a tackling machine...

    Trent Calvert Written by Trent Calvert about over 4 years ago 1,974 reads 11 comments

  23. Alabama's 2010 Recruiting Class: Seven That Have a Good Chance To Play Early

    Although the Crimson Tide didn't finish with all the Signing Day excitement that they've had the past two years, Nick Saban's third full recruiting class could be the most well-rounded...

    Trent Calvert Written by Trent Calvert about over 4 years ago 2,017 reads 4 comments

  24. Alabama Shows It Has Championship Stuff In Iron Bowl

         Early in the first quarter, Auburn burned Alabama for two touchdowns before the Tide knew what had hit them...

    Trent Calvert Written by Trent Calvert about almost 5 years ago 150 reads 5 comments

  25. Things Alabama Must Fix To Make It To Pasadena

         While the undefeated Alabama Crimson Tide enjoys a bye weekend, be assured coach Nick Saban is working hard to fix some nagging issues that have been keeping the Tide from winning in dominating fashion...

    Trent Calvert Written by Trent Calvert about almost 5 years ago 175 reads 8 comments