1. Grading Alabama's Post-Spring Depth Chart

    With Alabama’s annual A-Day spring game in the books, the focus for Nick Saban and his staff shifts to evaluating the Tide’s roster in anticipation of fall camp...

    Sanjay Kirpalani Written by Sanjay Kirpalani about 1 year ago 8,254 reads 6 comments

  2. Alabama Spring Game 2014: Live Score, Top Performers and Analysis

    Crimson Team 13, White Team 17 – Final After a scoreless first half of Alabama's annual A-Day scrimmage, the defenses for both teams kickstarted the scoring by forcing a flurry of turnovers...

    Sanjay Kirpalani Written by Sanjay Kirpalani about 1 year ago 19,272 reads 111 comments

  3. Alabama Football: 3 Offensive Linemen Who Must Step Up in 2014

    With Alabama in the final stages of its preparations for Saturday’s spring game, one unit that fans and coaches will be paying close attention to is the offensive line...

    Sanjay Kirpalani Written by Sanjay Kirpalani about 1 year ago 3,045 reads 3 comments

  4. Alabama Football: What Will Derrick Henry's Role Be in 2014?

    From the moment the clock struck zero in Alabama’s disappointing Sugar Bowl loss to Oklahoma, Tide fans looking ahead to the upcoming fall knew they had at least one big reason to smile—the breakout performance of running back Derrick Henry...

    Sanjay Kirpalani Written by Sanjay Kirpalani about 1 year ago 4,346 reads 4 comments

  5. Alabama Football: 5 Players to Watch in Tide's Spring Game

    With Alabama’s spring game on tap for this weekend, Tide fans will get their first glimpse of what Nick Saban ’s club has in store for the 2014 season. Plenty of changes have been made in the offseason...

    Sanjay Kirpalani Written by Sanjay Kirpalani about 1 year ago 7,257 reads 6 comments

  6. Alabama Football: Week 3 Spring Practice Stock Report

    With Alabama’s A-Day spring game set for April 19, the Tide are nearing the conclusion of spring practice...

    Sanjay Kirpalani Written by Sanjay Kirpalani about 1 year ago 8,846 reads 16 comments

  7. Alabama Football: 5 Players Who Need to Turn it Around in Spring Practice

    With Alabama past the midway point in spring practice, there are a handful of players who still have work to do in hopes of making a strong impression on coaches heading into the summer...

    Sanjay Kirpalani Written by Sanjay Kirpalani about 1 year ago 6,620 reads 4 comments

  8. Why College Football Rivalries Don't Matter to Recruits

    HOOVER, Ala. — Fans of a rivalry as intense as Alabama-Auburn couldn 't imagine switching sides...

    Sanjay Kirpalani Written by Sanjay Kirpalani about 1 year ago 6,213 reads 12 comments

  9. Alabama Football: Week 2 Spring Practice Stock Report

    After a week off due to spring break, the Alabama Crimson Tide got back down to business and began their second full week of spring practice...

    Sanjay Kirpalani Written by Sanjay Kirpalani about 1 year ago 12,107 reads 36 comments

  10. Alabama Football: Grading Each Early Enrollee's Spring Performance

    Eight members of Alabama’s top-ranked 2014 recruiting class are currently taking part in their first spring practice after arriving in Tuscaloosa a little less than three months ago...

    Sanjay Kirpalani Written by Sanjay Kirpalani about 1 year ago 6,108 reads 3 comments

  11. Could Smaller, Faster Defensive Ends Be Nick Saban's Answer to Spread Offense?

    MARIETTA, Ga.—In a setting usually designed to highlight the strength of skill players, a strange thing happened during last weekend’s Atlanta Nike NFTC camp...

    Sanjay Kirpalani Written by Sanjay Kirpalani about 1 year ago 22,399 reads 170 comments

  12. Alabama Football: 6 Players Who Should See Their Roles Expanded in 2014

    One of the primary reasons Alabama has been able to maintain its status as a powerhouse is its ability to plug in new talents capable of replacing the decorated veterans who preceded them...

    Sanjay Kirpalani Written by Sanjay Kirpalani about 1 year ago 3,872 reads 5 comments

  13. Alabama Football: Week 1 Spring Practice Stock Report

    With last Saturday representing the beginning of spring practice, preparations for the 2014 season are officially underway for Nick Saban and the Crimson Tide...

    Sanjay Kirpalani Written by Sanjay Kirpalani about 1 year ago 12,944 reads 10 comments

  14. Alabama Football: How Nick Saban Will Get 2014 Team to 'Buy In'

    The essence of Nick Saban ’s process is to get players to eschew the tendency to look at the end result and to always treat the next task as if it’s the most important one...

    Sanjay Kirpalani Written by Sanjay Kirpalani about 1 year ago 7,027 reads 101 comments

  15. Alabama Football: Ranking the Hardest Games of the 2014 Schedule

    With the backdrop of spring practice officially underway this week, Nick Saban ’s mission over the next month of practices will be to prepare the 2014 edition of the Crimson Tide to navigate a challenging schedule ...

    Sanjay Kirpalani Written by Sanjay Kirpalani about 1 year ago 14,819 reads 114 comments

  16. Alabama Football: Previewing the 2014 Spring Practice QB Battle

    While there are plenty of intriguing storylines surrounding Alabama entering spring practice, the race to eventually find the successor to quarterback AJ McCarron is chief among Nick Saban ’s priorities...

    Sanjay Kirpalani Written by Sanjay Kirpalani about 1 year ago 9,133 reads 22 comments

  17. Alabama Football: Ranking Alabama's Top 10 Recruiting Targets for 2015

    After collecting yet another top-rated recruiting class last month, Nick Saban and his coaching staff are already off to a fast start for the 2015 cycle...

    Sanjay Kirpalani Written by Sanjay Kirpalani about 1 year ago 4,242 reads 3 comments

  18. Alabama Football: 5 Players with Most to Prove at Pro Day

    In the aftermath of the Senior Bowl and the NFL Combine, the players in Alabama’s 2014 draft class will now turn their attention to the Tide’s upcoming pro day on March 12...

    Sanjay Kirpalani Written by Sanjay Kirpalani about 1 year ago 6,969 reads 14 comments

  19. Why Alabama's D Can't Stop the Spread and How Nick Saban Is Going to Fix It

    After consecutive season-ending losses to Auburn and Oklahoma, Alabama enters the 2014 season in a transition period similar to the early stages of Nick Saban ’s tenure in Tuscaloosa, Ala...

    Sanjay Kirpalani Written by Sanjay Kirpalani about 1 year ago 10,363 reads 367 comments

  20. Alabama Football: Offensive Line Spring Practice Preview

    One of the staples of Alabama’s most recent dynasty has been strong play from its offensive line units. However, in 2013, Nick Saban ’s troops experienced some noticeable stretches where that group had its share of struggles...

    Sanjay Kirpalani Written by Sanjay Kirpalani about 1 year ago 10,365 reads 49 comments

  21. Derrick Henry: Alabama's Most Intriguing Player to Watch This Spring

    After delivering a breakout performance in the Sugar Bowl loss to Oklahoma, rising sophomore running back Derrick Henry enters his second spring practice at Alabama with plenty of fanfare...

    Sanjay Kirpalani Written by Sanjay Kirpalani about 1 year ago 39,741 reads 69 comments

  22. Alabama Football: 7 Players with the Most to Gain in Spring Practices

    With Alabama set to begin spring practice in less than a month, Nick Saban and his staff will officially begin their preparations for the upcoming 2014 season...

    Sanjay Kirpalani Written by Sanjay Kirpalani about 1 year ago 14,261 reads 21 comments

  23. Alabama Football: Tracking 2014 NFL Combine Results for Former Tide Stars

    Alabama’s annual crop of NFL-ready talent will once again be one of the main storylines surrounding the 2014 NFL Combine ...

    Sanjay Kirpalani Written by Sanjay Kirpalani about 1 year ago 25,180 reads 35 comments

  24. Predicting Former Tide Players' 2014 NFL Combine Performance

    No school has dominated the NFL draft like Alabama has in the last four years, and that trend is a safe bet to continue with 12 former Tide stars heading to the NFL Combine...

    Sanjay Kirpalani Written by Sanjay Kirpalani about 1 year ago 5,496 reads 1 comments

  25. Alabama Football: What Tide Fans Should Expect from Marlon Humphrey in 2014

    With six recruits in Alabama’s top-rated 2014 recruiting class earning a coveted 5-star ranking, identifying one player as the headliner of this group is a challenge...

    Sanjay Kirpalani Written by Sanjay Kirpalani about 1 year ago 8,828 reads 14 comments