1. Descent into the Great Unknown: How Alabama Can Best Prepare for Cardale Jones

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama’s preparations for Ohio State in the film room will be a little different than they usually are for opponents, especially before a big game like this...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 2 months ago 11,295 reads 187 comments

  2. 4 Alabama Players Who Will Benefit from Extra Bowl Practices

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — An added benefit of making a postseason bowl in any capacity is the extra practice time...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 3 months ago 12,322 reads 32 comments

  3. Alabama Football Awards for 2014 Season

    The Alabama football season isn't quite over yet. Some would say it's just beginning. But as players finish final exams this week, and there's a little break before College Football ...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 3 months ago 9,007 reads 18 comments

  4. How Lane Kiffin Became the Most Influential Assistant Coach in College Football

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — If Nick Saban was trying to hire someone who was the complete opposite of himself, he wildly succeeded...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 3 months ago 10,056 reads 50 comments

  5. Amari Cooper's Case for the Heisman Trophy

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — If you came across Amari Cooper on the street, you might not know that you were looking at a Heisman Trophy contender. He’s an unassuming 6’1”, 210 pounds...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 3 months ago 5,972 reads 39 comments

  6. Allstate Sugar Bowl 2015: Preview, Predictions for Alabama vs. Ohio State

    There was immense drama for one team and a casual golf clap for another. No. 1 Alabama was all but a sure thing to make the college football playoff. The drama was at No. 4...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 3 months ago 64,323 reads 485 comments

  7. How Alabama Matches Up with the 5 Other Potential Playoff Teams

    Alabama fans can finally book that travel to New Orleans. Barring some drastic shake-up in the College Football Playoff rankings on Sunday afternoon, the Crimson Tide will play as the No...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 3 months ago 8,136 reads 50 comments

  8. With Jim McElwain in Gainesville, Get Ready for Renewed Florida-Alabama Rivalry

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala.—Alabama should consider itself lucky. After putting up a 42-21 beatdown of Florida early in the 2014 season, it doesn’t have to see the Gators again ...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 3 months ago 14,209 reads 63 comments

  9. Lane Kiffin's Contagious Sideline Swagger Rubbing off on Alabama Players

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Lane Kiffin ’s Alabama career could almost be summed up by three GIFs and Vines...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 3 months ago 28,540 reads 33 comments

  10. Blake Sims' Legs Are the X-Factor in the SEC Championship Game

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Statistically speaking, Missouri isn ’t that spectacular of a team. The Tigers rank between Nos...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 3 months ago 3,690 reads 5 comments

  11. Nick Saban's Surprising Connection to Gary Pinkel

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Nick Saban and Gary Pinkel are pretty familiar with each other. The pair faced each other two years ago in Missouri’s first year in the SEC and are both veterans of the profession...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 3 months ago 13,071 reads 9 comments

  12. Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Missouri Tigers Complete SEC Championship Game Preview

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The Georgia Dome might be starting to feel like home for Alabama. The Crimson Tide opened up the season in Atlanta and have played there once in each of the last two seasons...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 3 months ago 24,874 reads 159 comments

  13. Blake Sims Cements Place in Iron Bowl History Books with Clutch Second Half

    There was a moment in this 2014 Iron Bowl where fans thought it might finally happen. As Blake Sims trotted off the field after throwing his third interception of the night early in the third quarter, Jake Coker began to warm up on the sideline..

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 3 months ago 5,489 reads 15 comments

  14. Alabama Football: Lane Kiffin's Dark-Horse Stars Down the Stretch

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — By now you know all of the big names. Blake Sims. T.J. Yeldon. Amari Cooper. Derrick Henry...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 3 months ago 16,143 reads 7 comments

  15. Alabama Football: Tide's 3 Key Matchups to Watch for in 2014 Iron Bowl

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama looks to have a lot going in its favor in the 2014 Iron Bowl. It’s the No. 1 team in the country, heading toward another SEC Championship Game appearance and a berth in the College Football Playoff...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 3 months ago 7,857 reads 23 comments

  16. Alabama out for Ultimate Revenge vs. Auburn in Iron Bowl

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — It wasn ’t supposed to happen that way. Alabama was either going to end the “Mother Of All Iron Bowls” with a field goal or test its luck in overtime...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 3 months ago 6,833 reads 41 comments

  17. Alabama Football: Crimson Tide Fans' Complete Guide to 2014 Iron Bowl

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — This game needs no introduction. Even without the backdrop of possibly the greatest play in college football history, Alabama-Auburn will always drum up enough excitement to last any college football fan a week...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 3 months ago 6,059 reads 21 comments

  18. Why Alabama Is Ready to Stop Auburn's Tempo in 2014

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Don’t tell Nick Saban , but we’re going to take a peek ahead before Alabama hosts Western Carolina in what should be a stinker of a football game...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 3 months ago 14,743 reads 56 comments

  19. Alabama Football: JK Scott Is the Surprising X-Factor for Fearsome Tide Defense

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — When Alabama punter JK Scott jogs off the field after booming another one of his high, arcing punts that pins an opponent deep in their own end, safety Nick Perry gives him a thumbs up...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 3 months ago 10,012 reads 27 comments

  20. Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Western Carolina Catamounts Complete Game Preview

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — After two straight physical games against some of the SEC’s best, Alabama needs a little bit of a break. It will get that this week...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 3 months ago 10,363 reads 32 comments

  21. Beware, College Football, Alabama Has Found Championship Killer Instinct

    Blake Sims is just stacking signature moments at this point. On Saturday, Alabama once again used the run game to salt away a home win over an SEC opponent—only this time the ball wasn't in a big, bruising running back's hands...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 3 months ago 30,383 reads 258 comments

  22. Alabama Needs a Healthy T.J. Yeldon Against Mississippi State

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The big question hanging over the Alabama football team has been the status of T.J. Yeldon . Alabama’s leading rusher was dealing with a foot injury during the bye week and in the lead-up to the LSU game...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 4 months ago 4,124 reads 18 comments

  23. Alabama Football: How Tide Can Stop Dak Prescott

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — If Alabama is looking for a blueprint in stopping Dak Prescott and Mississippi State, Nick Saban and defensive coordinator Kirby Smart only have to flip through their game plans from a few years back...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 4 months ago 11,921 reads 37 comments

  24. Dear Alabama Fans, Don't Worry About College Football Playoff Committee Snub

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — If you are an Alabama fan and watched Tuesday’s College Football Playoff rankings show, you may have been disappointed with the results...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 4 months ago 6,557 reads 28 comments

  25. Alabama Can't Afford Post-LSU Hangover Against No. 1 Mississippi State

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Most years, Alabama’s game against Mississippi State comes at just the right time. The Crimson Tide are emotionally and physically drained from playing LSU...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 4 months ago 6,858 reads 23 comments