1. Tennessee Trip Perfect Solution to Alabama's Road Woes

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — It’s been a tale of two Alabamas during the 2014 season. There’s home Alabama and road Alabama. Home Alabama looks unbeatable, breaking records and grinding offenses into a fine dust...

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  2. Lane Kiffin's Impact on the Alabama vs. Tennessee Rivalry

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — University of Tennessee chancellor Jimmy Cheek sent an email to students following a 10-9 loss to Florida on Oct. 4. The UT student section had been caught on TV chanting, “F--k you, Florida...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 1 month ago 17,563 reads 244 comments

  3. Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Tennessee Volunteers Complete Game Preview

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — If you were eager for the third Saturday in October to pick up a little steam after the last few years, don’t hold your breath for 2014...

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  4. College Football Must Beware the Rising Tide

    It sounds strange to say that teams should be wary of an Alabama team, as if they weren't already. This is still Nick Saban 's Crimson Tide of three BCS titles in the last five years...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 1 month ago 55,395 reads 288 comments

  5. How Alabama's Offense Can Get Back on Track vs. Texas A&M

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — A major reason for Alabama’s overall woes the last two games, one in a late loss to Ole Miss and the other in a tight win over Arkansas, has been the sudden ineffectiveness of the offense...

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  6. Emergence of Power Run Game Is Alabama's Key to Victory over Texas A&M

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Austin Shepherd didn ’t mince words when asked about the Alabama offensive line’s performance in Saturday’s 14-13 win over Arkansas...

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  7. Alabama Football: Early Takeaways from Tide's 2015 Schedule

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama’s 2015 SEC schedule was released Thursday, along with the rest of the league’s 2015 slate, on the SEC Network...

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  8. Reaction to Arkansas Win Shows Nick Saban Has Hardest Job in College Football

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — If you felt a slight breeze after defensive back Landon Collins' interception late against Arkansas, chances are it was the collective sigh of relief coming from the state of Alabama...

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  9. Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Texas A&M Aggies Complete Game Preview

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Some would call it a win. Many Alabama fans are treating it like a loss. The Crimson Tide’s 14-13 win over Arkansas last week isn ’t exactly ...

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  10. Alabama Football: Tide Must Fix Disastrous Special Teams to Be Playoff-Worthy

    The irony of Alabama’s 14-13 win over Arkansas is two-fold. First, the difference in the game ended up being a special teams play...

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  11. Alabama Football: How Should AJ McCarron Handle Questions About the Tide?

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala.—AJ McCarron hasn’t exactly endeared himself to many Alabama fans since leaving Tuscaloosa with three BCS National Championship rings (two of which he won as a starter)...

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  12. Cyrus Jones Is Alabama's Biggest Surprise so Far in 2014

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Cyrus Jones wouldn ’t say one way or the other whether or not he grabbed I’ tavius Mathers ’ facemask on his strip-fumble returned for a touchdown...

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  13. Alabama Football: How Fixable Are Tide's Major Weaknesses?

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The potential weaknesses many pointed out for this Alabama team have persisted five games into the 2014 season...

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  14. Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Arkansas Razorbacks Complete Game Preview

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama’s attempt to get back on top of the college football world will begin in Fayetteville, Arkansas...

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  15. Alabama Football: How Will Kenyan Drake's Injury Impact Lane Kiffin's Offense?

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama will be without a key component of its offense for the rest of the season...

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  16. Why Alabama Fans Shouldn't Panic About Loss to Ole Miss

    This was coming. It was a matter of when, not if. Alabama was never going to survive its SEC West slate unscathed with the strength of the division combined with several glaring question marks that still remain five games into the season...

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  17. How Worried Should Alabama Fans Really Be About Ole Miss?

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Everyone is vulnerable. That looks like the theme for the 2014 college football season so far. The top teams in the country have, more or less, been standing on a rickety foundation...

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  18. Alabama Football: Will Blake Sims' Shoulder Injury Be an Issue vs. Ole Miss?

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Blake Sims jogged through drills with the rest of the quarterbacks. He watched Jake Coker , Alec Morris, Cooper Bateman and ...

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  19. Ole Miss Matchup Moment of Truth for Alabama's Defense

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — It’s not that the Alabama defense is bad. Far from it. The Crimson Tide haven’t exactly been dominant so far, but they haven’t really had many opportunities to prove themselves, either...

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  20. Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Ole Miss Rebels Complete Game Preview

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — It’s time to see what this Alabama football team is made of. The Crimson Tide will hit the road for Oxford, Mississippi, this weekend to take on the Ole Miss Rebels in an early-season clash between SEC unbeatens...

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  21. Alabama Football: Tide Will Be Fueled Again by Latest Media Shot from Ole Miss

    In case this week’s epic Alabama vs. Ole Miss showdown needed any more fuel, Rebels safety Cody Prewitt just gave it some more...

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  22. When Fully Healthy, Alabama's Defense Can Finally Show What It's Made of

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama’s defense hasn’t been terrible by any means. Statistically, it sits at No. 5 in the country in yards per game...

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  23. Alabama Football: Reasons Behind Nick Saban's Latest Press Conference Rant

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — In what has otherwise been a slow bye week for the Alabama football team, on Tuesday Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban decided to add a little bit of excitement ...

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  24. Alabama Football: What Needs to Happen for Amari Cooper to Win the Heisman?

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Amari Cooper is off to a torrid start in college football, and that’s putting it lightly...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 2 months ago 12,746 reads 63 comments

  25. Alabama Football: What You Should and Shouldn't Be Concerned About After 4 Games

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Alabama's football team enters its bye week very much on a high note, fresh off a 42-21 win over Florida that wasn ’t as close as the scoreboard would indicate...

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