1. Alabama Football: What to Expect from Lane Kiffin's Offense This Season

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala.—Alabama’s hiring of Lane Kiffin was met with its fair share of head-scratching and pointing-and-laughing, and for mostly good reason...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 8 months ago 14,902 reads 45 comments

  2. Alabama Football: 2014 Predictions for Each Early Enrollee

    Eight of Alabama’s 26-member signing class of 2014 are already on campus, getting a head start on courses and gearing up for spring practice. Some will be able to play right away due to personal ability and scarcity at their position...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 8 months ago 9,012 reads 14 comments

  3. Alabama Football: Cam Robinson Could Take Tide Offensive Line Back to Elite

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — One of Alabama’s biggest needs heading into national signing day was on the offensive line, and the Tide filled that need in a big way...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 8 months ago 7,767 reads 42 comments

  4. Alabama Football: Nick Saban Still King of Recruiting with 2014's No. 1 Class

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala.— After Alabama’s 11-2 season—hardly a down year, but a disappointment by the Tide’s astronomical standards—some started wondering if Nick Saban might have lost a step...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 9 months ago 9,760 reads 42 comments

  5. Alabama Football Recruiting: Rashaan Evans Key to Stopping Gus Malzahn's Offense

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala.— Nick Saban doesn ’t deal in hyperbole much, if at all. The well-spoken coach chooses his words carefully, especially when it comes to not talking someone up too much, lest they get a big head and get complacent...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 9 months ago 8,349 reads 64 comments

  6. Alabama Football Recruiting: Meet the Crimson Tide's 2014 Class

    Nick Saban has once again brought in the nation’s No. 1 signing class, according to all four major recruiting sites. The 2014 class consists of 26 members plus a transfer and meets a lot of needs the Crimson Tide had at critical positions...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 9 months ago 43,680 reads 42 comments

  7. Alabama Football: Meet Blake Sims, AJ McCarron's Potential Heir

    With the official start of the Alabama quarterback battle, spring practice approaching, we’ll individually break down the candidates currently on the roster to give fans an idea of what to expect and what to watch for...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 9 months ago 12,036 reads 62 comments

  8. Alabama Football Recruiting: Predicting All the Recruits That Will Sign on NSD

    It's certainly been an interesting week for Alabama on the recruiting front. On Wednesday, 5-star cornerback Marlon Humphrey announced his pledge for the Crimson Tide...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 9 months ago 14,291 reads 73 comments

  9. Alabama Football: Meet Jacob Coker, AJ McCarron's Potential Heir

    With the official start of the Alabama quarterback battle, spring practice, approaching, we’ll individually break down the candidates currently on the roster to give fans an idea of what to expect and what to watch for...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 9 months ago 16,449 reads 11 comments

  10. Alabama Football: Power Ranking the Tide's 5 Best Classes of the BCS Era

    Nick Saban does a lot of things really well, but recruiting might be what he does best. Saban is currently putting the finishing touches on what should be his fourth straight No...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 9 months ago 8,326 reads 5 comments

  11. Alabama Football: Meet David Cornwell, AJ McCarron's Potential Heir

    With the official start of the Alabama quarterback battle, spring practice, approaching, we’ll individually break down the candidates currently on the roster to give fans an idea of what to expect and what to watch for...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 9 months ago 22,682 reads 31 comments

  12. Alabama Football: Everything You Need to Know About Tide's Early Enrollees

    While Alabama is wrapping up its 2014 recruiting class , eight signees are already on campus, taking classes and gearing up for spring practice. That gives them a head start over their fellow recruits who won’t arrive until May or August...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 9 months ago 13,167 reads 44 comments

  13. Breaking Down Alabama's Chances at Landing Top 3 National Signing Day Targets

    With recruits in for official visits this past weekend and the coming few weeks, Alabama is makings its final push toward national signing day, where it hopes to bring in a fourth straight No...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 9 months ago 13,298 reads 61 comments

  14. Alabama Football: Who Will Replace Tide Juniors Who Declared for 2014 NFL Draft?

    Alabama will lose at least four juniors to the NFL draft and reportedly a fifth. Cyrus Kouandjio , Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, Adrian Hubbard and Jeoffrey Pagan all announced at a press ...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 9 months ago 12,180 reads 25 comments

  15. Alabama Football Recruiting: What You Need to Know for National Signing Day

    With National Signing Day less than a month away, teams are gearing up for the stretch run where 2014 recruiting classes will be finalized. While Alabama currently has 24 commitments for its currently No...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 9 months ago 12,470 reads 9 comments

  16. Alabama Football: The Blueprint for a Perfect Offseason

    The offseason for the Alabama Crimson Tide is officially in full swing, and just like anything else in college football, it certainly hasn ’t lacked for drama...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 9 months ago 8,837 reads 13 comments

  17. 5 Alabama Players Who Should Be Thrilled Lane Kiffin Is Offensive Coordinator

    Alabama fans aren’t all exactly on board with the Crimson Tide’s decision to hire Lane Kiffin as the team’s offensive coordinator. An al.com poll showed less than half of Alabama are fully behind the hire...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 10 months ago 28,493 reads 76 comments

  18. Alabama Football: Tide's Top 3 Targets for National Signing Day 2014

    For the most part, Alabama has taken the drama away from National Signing Day. Nick Saban and the Crimson Tide currently have 24 commitments for the class of 2014 and are sitting with the No...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 10 months ago 17,024 reads 15 comments

  19. Alabama Football: Top 5 Replacements for Doug Nussmeier

    With the news that offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier has left Alabama for the same job at Michigan , Alabama will now begin its search for a new offensive coordinator...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 10 months ago 23,522 reads 80 comments

  20. Alabama Football: Reasons to Be Optimistic About Tide After Disappointing 2013

    It’s hard to look at an 11-2 season as anything except a success, but for Alabama, it almost seems like the end of the world...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 10 months ago 19,634 reads 108 comments

  21. Sugar Bowl 2014: Up-Tempo Offense Continues to Confound Nick Saban

    NEW ORLEANS—Remember the times when Nick Saban ’s Alabama defenses were impossible to do anything against? When they allowed 8.2 points per game in 2011. When they brought teams to their knees in 2012...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 10 months ago 15,565 reads 108 comments

  22. Alabama Football Recruiting: 22 Players to Watch in High School All-Star Games

    This week is a big one for the Alabama football team and not just because the Tide are preparing to finish the season with the Oklahoma Sooners in the Sugar Bowl on Thursday. The U...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 10 months ago 4,789 reads 0 comments

  23. Alabama Football: Derrick Henry Will Give Fans Glimpse into Future in Sugar Bowl

    NEW ORLEANS—At first glance, Derrick Henry doesn ’t look like a running back. His 6’3”, 238-pound frame makes him look more like a linebacker or a tight ...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 10 months ago 33,223 reads 82 comments

  24. Alabama Football Recruiting: Updates on 2014 Commits and Targets

    One of Nick Saban 's many strengths as a college football coach is his ability to bring in and develop talent better than anyone else. Saban has signed the No...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 10 months ago 51,458 reads 108 comments

  25. Alabama Football: Will Tide Suffer Iron Bowl Hangover in Sugar Bowl vs. Oklahoma?

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — While senior wide receiver Kevin Norwood said the team has moved past Alabama’s 34-28 loss to Auburn nearly three weeks ago, the players still talk about the game outside of practice and meetings...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 10 months ago 8,707 reads 73 comments