1. 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 10,361 reads 32 comments

  2. 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 30,380 reads 258 comments

  3. 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 3 months ago 4,122 reads 18 comments

  4. 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 3 months ago 11,913 reads 37 comments

  5. 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 3 months ago 6,553 reads 28 comments

  6. 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 3 months ago 6,855 reads 23 comments

  7. 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 3 months ago 12,939 reads 70 comments

  8. 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 3 months ago 25,835 reads 108 comments

  9. 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 3 months ago 8,627 reads 18 comments

  10. 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 3 months ago 5,476 reads 29 comments

  11. 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 3 months ago 9,924 reads 67 comments

  12. 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 3 months ago 7,089 reads 25 comments

  13. 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 3 months ago 14,472 reads 61 comments

  14. 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 3 months ago 10,054 reads 33 comments

  15. 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 3 months ago 11,441 reads 40 comments

  16. 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 3 months ago 11,232 reads 28 comments

  17. 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 3 months ago 11,734 reads 28 comments

  18. 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 3 months ago 22,785 reads 148 comments

  19. 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 3 months ago 6,741 reads 13 comments

  20. 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 3 months ago 38,108 reads 116 comments

  21. 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 3 months ago 3,854 reads 6 comments

  22. 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 3 months ago 17,674 reads 244 comments

  23. 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 3 months ago 9,496 reads 88 comments

  24. 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 4 months ago 55,458 reads 288 comments

  25. 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 4 months ago 3,943 reads 21 comments