1. Chizik Names Todd As Starting QB: Good Move for Auburn

    New Auburn coach Gene Chizik has done all he can to get Auburn out of the quickly-expanding shadow of its rival across the state...

    Mike Dockery Written by Mike Dockery about 5 years ago 473 reads 7 comments

  2. Finding Bryant-Denny: The Inspirations for the New South End Zone Expansion

    When Alabama takes the field in 2010, they will do so to the roar of 101,000 screaming Tide fans, a number which will push past the century mark courtesy of the under-construction expansion of Bryant-Denny Stadium...

    Mike Dockery Written by Mike Dockery about 5 years ago 2,085 reads 8 comments

  3. Jevan Snead, Greg McElroy Faced Similar Experiences on Road to Oct. 10 Matchup

    As yet another football season quickly approaches, two quarterbacks in the SEC West are getting plenty of preseason attention: Ole Miss' Jevan Snead and Alabama's Greg McElroy. These two quarterbacks have a number of other shared experiences...

    Mike Dockery Written by Mike Dockery about 5 years ago 1,543 reads 18 comments

  4. Nick Saban on the Spread: Offense Limits Players' NFL Options

    The spread was not kind to Alabama last season. Alabama faced teams employing the wide-open offense in its final two games of the season, in the SEC Championship Game against Florida and the Sugar Bowl against Utah...

    Mike Dockery Written by Mike Dockery about 5 years ago 1,948 reads 6 comments

  5. The Rose Bowl: No Longer the Same "Granddaddy Of Them All"

    The Rose Bowl. “The Granddaddy of Them All.” The slogan once referred to the game’s history. The Rose Bowl was the first bowl game...

    Mike Dockery Written by Mike Dockery about 5 years ago 767 reads 27 comments

  6. Coming Soon to Alabama: McElroy and The Long Ball

    And so it begins. As another season of college football begins to sneak up over the horizon, Crimson Tide players reported for their first practice of the coming season...

    Mike Dockery Written by Mike Dockery about 5 years ago 2,427 reads 18 comments

  7. Alabama Coach Nick Saban Speaks on Rolando McClain Situation

    Following Alabama’s victory against Mississippi State, head coach Nick Saban briefly addressed an altercation that allegedly occurred between All-SEC linebacker Rolando McClain and another student...

    Mike Dockery Written by Mike Dockery about almost 6 years ago 1,057 reads 4 comments

  8. Alabama’s Nick Saban Now Coaching Tide Fans As Well

    For weeks, Alabama head coach Nick Saban has preached to his team the importance of not looking ahead, of focusing on the game in front of them and playing their best football no matter who their opponent may be...

    Mike Dockery Written by Mike Dockery about almost 6 years ago 481 reads 4 comments

  9. Alabama All-SEC Linebacker Rolando McClain Could Be Charged in Fight

    According to Ian Rapoport of the Birmingham News, All-SEC linebacker and Alabama’s leading tackler Rolando McClain could face criminal charges in connection with an altercation that occurred on campus last Thursday...

    Mike Dockery Written by Mike Dockery about almost 6 years ago 3,777 reads 0 comments

  10. Ole Miss Saved from a Night in Death Valley by CBS

    Hotty Toddy, not a Nighty! For the third time this season, CBS has denied the LSU Tigers the chance to play in the environment in which they thrive: at night in Death Valley. CBS announced this week that the Nov...

    Mike Dockery Written by Mike Dockery about almost 6 years ago 516 reads 11 comments

  11. Adding Pictures To Your Articles: How to Include Captioned Photos

    Saraswathi Sirigina wrote a great article a few months back on how to add various media types to your articles. Although Saraswathi gave a simple, straightforward way to add photos, some Bleacher ...

    Mike Dockery Written by Mike Dockery about almost 6 years ago 1,276 reads 2 comments

  12. Alabama Set to Further Expand Bryant-Denny Stadium

    In the wake of the unexpected success of the Crimson Tide this season, the Board of Trustees of the University of Alabama System is expected to formally approve expansion of Bryant-Denny Stadium later this week...

    Mike Dockery Written by Mike Dockery about almost 6 years ago 4,631 reads 2 comments

  13. Auburn to Honor Late Virgil Starks With Special Helmet Decal Against Georgia

    Fans tuning into the Deep South’s Oldest Rivalry may wonder what’s up with the new decal on the Tigers’ helmet: The decal is a tribute to Auburn’s athletic academic director Virgil Starks, who passed away suddenly last Saturday...

    Mike Dockery Written by Mike Dockery about almost 6 years ago 487 reads 0 comments

  14. Auburn’s Brad Lester Trashing Alabama and Georgia?

    Auburn running back Brad Lester has been eviscerated in the press for comments he made regarding the Tigers' final two games...

    Mike Dockery Written by Mike Dockery about almost 6 years ago 427 reads 2 comments

  15. Can Alabama Beat Florida? Five Reasons Why Crimson Tide Could Win the SEC

    Following an exhilarating overtime thriller in Death Valley and a woodshed romp in the Music City, Alabama and Florida have booked their tickets to what is sure to be a monumental SEC Championship game...

    Mike Dockery Written by Mike Dockery about almost 6 years ago 5,226 reads 82 comments

  16. Could President Obama Deliver a College Football Playoff?

    In his last nationally televised interview before election day, President-Elect Barack Obama came out in support of an eight-team college football playoff...

    Mike Dockery Written by Mike Dockery about almost 6 years ago 535 reads 17 comments

  17. Alabama is Finally Back on Top, But What Does #1 Mean for the Tide?

    For years, after any big Alabama win headlines across the nation would proclaim, “Bama is Back!” What we never learned was, ‘Bama is back to what? Time and again, ...

    Mike Dockery Written by Mike Dockery about almost 6 years ago 243 reads 0 comments

  18. Out of Control? Nick Saban and Discipline at Alabama

    It’s become something of a cliché in college football journalism: “Look at how the players are running wild at State U! Obviously the coach has lost control of the program!” You don’t have to look far to find examples...

    Mike Dockery Written by Mike Dockery about almost 6 years ago 786 reads 10 comments

  19. Alabama’s Championship Chances Get a Boost from CBS

    If Tide fans end up celebrating their first National Championship in over 15 years on January 5th, 2009, they should remember to raise their glasses for at least one toast to the scheduling director at CBS Sports...

    Mike Dockery Written by Mike Dockery about almost 6 years ago 556 reads 13 comments

  20. Alabama-Tennessee: Tide's Second-Half Struggles Could Hurt in Knoxville

    Alabama has established itself as the best 30-minute team in college football. Unfortunately for Nick Saban and the Tide, the games still last 60 minutes. Perhaps there was a misunderstanding about the “new clock rules” in Tuscaloosa...

    Mike Dockery Written by Mike Dockery about almost 6 years ago 943 reads 0 comments

  21. Six Reasons Why Alabama Won't Make It to the BCS Championship

    Expectations. It’s a word that is tossed around in Alabama as if it were some sort of viral infection. The media loves to talk about how Nick Saban is being forced to “manage expectations,” ...

    Mike Dockery Written by Mike Dockery about almost 6 years ago 2,355 reads 17 comments

  22. The Doc’s Diagnosis: Insanity Abounds as USC Ranked Above Oklahoma, Florida

    For some time now, college football fans have noted a strange and unhealthy affinity for the University of Southern California in the national media...

    Mike Dockery Written by Mike Dockery about almost 6 years ago 613 reads 7 comments

  23. The Doc’s Diagnosis: What's Wrong With Auburn's "Spread Eagle" Offense?

    The Doc doesn’t claim to be a veterinarian. Mind you, the Doc doesn’t claim to be a doctor either, but one doesn’t need to be either to see that Auburn’s Spread Eagle is sickly...

    Mike Dockery Written by Mike Dockery about almost 6 years ago 683 reads 4 comments

  24. When Will The Media's Love Affair With Over-Hyped USC End?

    It’s become one of college football’s most hallowed rituals: every year, sometime around the end of August, the media pundits and self-appointed college-football gurus will begin to tell the nation that Southern Cal is unstoppable...

    Mike Dockery Written by Mike Dockery about almost 6 years ago 567 reads 19 comments

  25. The Doc’s Diagnosis: Georgia Fans Show Disturbing Post-Alabama Symptoms

    A disturbing ailment seems to have infected a large swath of the southeastern United States following Georgia’s utter humiliation at the hands of the Crimson Tide this past weekend...

    Mike Dockery Written by Mike Dockery about almost 7 years ago 1,536 reads 12 comments