1. 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 1 month ago 11,902 reads 37 comments

  2. 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 1 month ago 6,545 reads 28 comments

  3. 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 1 month ago 6,842 reads 23 comments

  4. Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Mississippi State Bulldogs Complete Game Preview

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — There’s no time off for Alabama. Fresh off a thrilling 20-13 overtime victory at LSU, the Crimson Tide have to turn around and host the No. 1 team in the country in Bryant-Denny Stadium...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 1 month ago 12,923 reads 70 comments

  5. Blake Sims Becomes Alabama Hero with Clutch Fourth Quarter and OT vs. LSU

    For 59 minutes, Alabama and LSU traded blows, back and forth. Both teams had hesitant offenses that didn’t look interested in taking control and punishing defenses that were happy to oblige...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 1 month ago 25,819 reads 108 comments

  6. Alabama Has Matchup Advantage in Critical LSU Game

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama-LSU is always a matchup of two very talented teams. Both recruit at a very high level, and it’s evident on the field. According to Andrew Gribble of al ...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 1 month ago 8,605 reads 18 comments

  7. LSU vs. Alabama Is Old-School SEC Showdown Fans Have Been Waiting For

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — If you are an SEC fan who is troubled by the rise of the spread-out, uptempo offenses that have infiltrated the league, you can take a deep breath this week, at least for a time...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 1 month ago 5,469 reads 29 comments

  8. Blake Sims' Alabama Legacy Starts or Ends with LSU Game

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala.—Blake Sims’ last trip to Tiger Stadium was a memorable one. He watched from the sidelines as running back T.J...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 1 month ago 9,914 reads 67 comments

  9. Alabama vs. LSU Is the Landon Collins Grudge Match

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Landon Collins didn ’t hesitate when talking about Alabama’s game against LSU this week...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 1 month ago 7,069 reads 25 comments

  10. Alabama Crimson Tide vs. LSU Tigers Complete Game Preview

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama-LSU has been a massive game every year, since Nick Saban came back to the SEC to coach Alabama after five years in Baton Rouge...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 1 month ago 14,461 reads 61 comments

  11. Alabama Pass Rush Only Gets Deeper with Return of Denzel Devall

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — One of Alabama's best positional units is about to get even better. The Crimson Tide’s pass rush, which, at 21 sacks, is one away from equaling ...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 1 month ago 10,024 reads 33 comments

  12. Alabama Football: Crimson Tide's Road to Making the College Football Playoff

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Nick Saban doesn ’t want to hear about your playoff rankings. Not yet at least. “To me, none of it matters,” Saban said on Tuesday night, shortly before the release of the inaugural rankings...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 1 month ago 11,421 reads 40 comments

  13. Alabama Football: How Can Tide Overcome Former 5-Star Cam Robinson's Injury?

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama will likely be without its top offensive lineman when it travels to Baton Rouge to face LSU and possibly even longer...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 1 month ago 11,211 reads 28 comments

  14. Alabama Football: Brutal November Will Define Tide's Season

    When the first in-season rankings for the College Football Playoff come out on Tuesday, there will be much consternation and disagreement over resumes, placement, injuries and more...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 1 month ago 11,725 reads 28 comments

  15. Lane Kiffin Shows Vols Fans What They Missed out on in Return to Tennessee

    It’s not often that an assistant coach is the focal point of a college football game, but that’s what Lane Kiffin was on Saturday night in Neyland Stadium...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 1 month ago 22,766 reads 148 comments

  16. Alabama Football: Defensive Line's Resurgence Just What Secondary Needs

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — It’s not hard to figure out which of Alabama’s position groups is most improved from last year to now...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 1 month ago 6,688 reads 13 comments

  17. The Alabama Effect on the SEC

    Paul Finebaum noticed something peculiar when he was in Fayetteville, Arkansas, two weeks ago to see Arkansas take on Alabama...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 2 months ago 38,065 reads 116 comments

  18. 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...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 2 months ago 3,850 reads 6 comments

  19. 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 2 months ago 17,647 reads 244 comments

  20. 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...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 2 months ago 9,491 reads 88 comments

  21. 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 2 months ago 55,438 reads 288 comments

  22. 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...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 2 months ago 3,937 reads 21 comments

  23. 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...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 2 months ago 2,368 reads 7 comments

  24. 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...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 2 months ago 9,224 reads 15 comments

  25. 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...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 2 months ago 5,804 reads 37 comments