1. BCS Championship 2013: Which AJ McCarron Will Show Up vs. Notre Dame?

    One of the most intriguing storylines of next week’s BCS Championship Game surrounds Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron and his quest to lead the Crimson Tide to back-to-back national titles...

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  2. Alabama Football: Projecting Tide's 2013 Defensive Depth Chart

    The foundation of the Alabama football program’s recent run of success has been on the defensive side of the ball, and Nick Saban should field another loaded unit capable of fueling another title run in 2013...

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  3. BCS Championship 2013: Comparing Notre Dame and Alabama's LBs and DBs

    The fourth edition of my weekly series breaking down the rosters by position for the BCS Championship Game showdown between Notre Dame and Alabama will zero in on the linebackers and defensive backs...

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  4. Alabama Football: Projecting the Tide's 2013 Offensive Depth Chart

    The Alabama football program is on the doorstep of being cemented as a dynasty, and the bad news for the rest of the nation is that the Crimson Tide are showing no signs of letting up anytime soon...

    Sanjay Kirpalani Written by Sanjay Kirpalani about over 1 year ago 4,627 reads 41 comments

  5. BCS Championship 2013: Comparing Notre Dame and Alabama's O-Line and D-Line

    The third installment of my weekly series that analyzes the positional matchups for the national title game between Notre Dame and Alabama will focus on the battles in the trenches...

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  6. BCS Championship 2013: Why Nick Saban Should Put the Game in AJ McCarron's Hands

    Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron used a dominant performance in last season’s BCS national title victory over LSU as a springboard to what has been a spectacular 2012 campaign...

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  7. BCS Championship 2013: 5 Things About Notre Dame Keeping Nick Saban Up at Night

    While Notre Dame is the presumed underdog in next month’s national title game against Alabama, Nick Saban is well aware of the challenges that the unbeaten and top-ranked Irish pose to his team...

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  8. BCS Championship 2013: Comparing Notre Dame and Alabama's WRs and TEs

    In the second edition of my series that delves into the personnel matchups between the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and Alabama Crimson Tide, I will take a look at the pass-catching units for both clubs...

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  9. BCS Championship 2013: 7 Alabama Starters Better Than Notre Dame Counterparts

    In a game that features two evenly-matched teams battling on the sport’s biggest stage, next month’s BCS title clash between Alabama and Notre Dame will ultimately come down to a few key individual matchups...

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  10. Alabama Football: 8 Biggest Holes in the Roster Tide Must Fill for 2013

    Alabama’s march to Miami this season was propelled by a small, but decorated senior class that is in position to help the Tide claim an unprecedented third national title in the last four seasons...

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  11. BCS Championship 2013: Comparing Notre Dame and Alabama's QBs and RBs

    With five weeks remaining until the heavily-anticipated national title tilt between Notre Dame and Alabama, I will begin a weekly breakdown of how the Irish and the Crimson Tide compare and contrast to one another at every position...

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  12. Alabama Football: Why Nick Saban Can't Afford to Let Kirby Smart Leave

    With last weekend’s games representing the conclusion of the regular season, schools with coaching vacancies are working around the clock this week in search of finding the perfect replacements...

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  13. BCS Championship Game 2013: Notre Dame vs. Alabama TV Info, Predictions and More

    With the sport’s biggest prize on the line, Alabama and Notre Dame—perhaps college football’s two most storied programs—will meet in the Discover BCS National Championship Game in Miami on Jan...

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  14. SEC Championship 2012: 10 Things We Learned from Alabama's Win vs. Georgia

    In a game that will likely go down as one of the most thrilling contests in SEC Championship Game history, Alabama overcame a 21-10 second-half deficit to outlast Georgia 32-28...

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  15. SEC Championship 2012: Alabama vs. Georgia Live Scores, Analysis and Results

    Alabama 32 Georgia 28 Final Alabama overcame an 11-point second-half deficit to claim a thrilling 32-28 comeback victory over Georgia in the SEC Championship Game. Tide running backs Eddie Lacy and T...

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  16. Alabama vs. Georgia: What Tide DBs Can Learn from LSU, Texas A&M Game Tape

    Alabama’s struggles in the secondary against LSU and Texas A&M earlier this month are nothing more than a faded memory if you look at any measurable statistic that matters...

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  17. 2012 Bowl Projections: 3 Teams We Would Pick for At-Large BCS Bids

    With championship weekend almost underway, the majority of the BCS bowl field will be settled by Saturday evening—with the only remaining intrigue coming from the final schools that will occupy the at-large spots...

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  18. Alabama vs. Georgia: Why SEC Fans Should Be Rooting for Tide

    While Notre Dame’s opponent is all but guaranteed to come from the winner of Saturday’s SEC title tilt between Alabama and Georgia, the Irish are the only team standing ...

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  19. Alabama Football: Winners and Losers from the Tide's Week 13 Game vs. Auburn

    Facing an outclassed opponent with nothing to lose, Alabama took nothing for granted and effectively crushed rival Auburn’s hopes by scoring easily on its first drive and cruising to a 49-0 victory...

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  20. Auburn vs. Alabama: Postgame Grades from the Tide's Win vs. Tigers

    The last time Alabama and Auburn met inside Bryant-Denny Stadium two years ago, Alabama suffered perhaps its most heart-wrenching defeat of the Nick Saban -era when its arch-nemesis rallied for a 28-27 victory...

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  21. Auburn vs. Alabama: Biggest Iron Bowl Recruiting Battles

    Rivalry weekend has finally arrived, but the recruiting trail is a place where battles are fought year round...

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  22. Alabama Football: Why the Tide Needs to Get Back to Smashmouth Offense

    Alabama’s offense is traditionally known for its bruising running game, but a look at its recent history in big games shows that Nick Saban ’s club has turned to the air in crunch time...

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  23. Alabama Football Recruiting: Checking in with the Tide's Top 10 2013 Commits

    While Alabama is busy chasing a national title on the gridiron, the Tide are also trying to capture another repeat title when n ational s igning d ay rolls around in February...

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  24. Alabama Football: Why Tide Still Has a Lot to Play for

    Although Alabama no longer controls its own destiny in the national title race, a glance at recent history would suggest that the Tide has a lot to play for in the final three weeks of the season...

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  25. Alabama Football: Grading All 22 Starters from the Texas A&M Game

    Just one day after Alabama’s shocking 29-24 loss at the hands of Texas A&M, the fallout from one of the biggest upsets of the season is just beginning...

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