1. Alabama Football: 5 Teams That Nick Saban Is Worried About in 2013

    After claiming back-to-back national titles, Alabama’s road to claim a third consecutive crystal football will undoubtedly come with a few bumps in the road. At first glance, the 2013 schedule appears manageable for Nick Saban ’s club...

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  2. Alabama Football Recruiting: The Good and Bad of National Signing Day

    As has seemingly been the case with nearly everything in the college football galaxy recently, national signing day saw the Alabama Crimson Tide win the day and emerge with the nation’s best collection of talent for the class of 2013...

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  3. Alabama Football Recruiting: 2 Tide RBs Who Should Change Positions

    With the late signing day addition of 4-star running back Alvin Kamara , Alabama’s already loaded backfield became a little more crowded (h/t, Matt Hinton, CBS Sports)...

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  4. Dee Liner Commits to Alabama: Tide's Defensive Front Built for Dominance

    Alabama’s 2013 recruiting class received a major boost with the signing of 4-star defensive tackle Dee Liner, per Mark McCarter of al .com ...

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  5. Alabama Football Recruiting: Early Signing Day Losses No Big Deal for Tide

    For a program that has suffered few losses recently, the early morning hours of national signing day has seen some of Alabama’s top remaining targets spurn the Tide at the last minute...

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  6. Alabama Football Recruiting: Why Tuscaloosa Is Ultimate Destination for 5-Stars

    Its only fitting that the first two signings to hit Alabama’s fax machines this morning came from 247 Composite 5-stars Jonathan Allen and Robert Foster, according to Charles Power of 247 Sports...

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  7. Alabama Football Recruiting: 3 Things That Make Derrick Henry Special

    Despite waiting on several heralded to recruits to declare their college choices on national signing day, Alabama has already welcomed seven early enrollees—including 5-star standout running back Derrick Henry...

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  8. Alabama Football: Nick Saban's Recruiting Genius Extending Tide's Dynasty

    Before Alabama’s football team prepares for a run at a three-peat on the field this fall, Nick Saban and his staff are days away from accomplishing that same feat on the recruiting trail...

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  9. Alabama Football Recruiting: Tide's Top Priority on National Signing Day

    With National Signing Day rapidly approaching, Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide are currently perched atop the 247 Sports recruiting class rankings ...

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  10. Alabama Football: 30 Most Legendary Players in Tide History

    Paul “Bear” Bryant looms as the Alabama football program’s biggest icon, but several players—before, during and after Bryant’s tenure—have gone on to achieve excellence during their stay at the Capstone...

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  11. Alabama Football: 4 Adjustments Nick Saban Needs to Make Against the Spread

    After publicly stating his feelings about the proliferation of spread offenses into the college game, Alabama head coach Nick Saban will likely spend time in the offseason making defensive adjustments in advance of the 2013 season...

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  12. Alabama Football: Will Amari Cooper or T.J. Yeldon Have a Better Sophomore Year

    Even though T.J. Yeldon and Amari Cooper came to Tuscaloosa almost exactly one year ago amid much fanfare, even the most ardent Alabama football supporters could not envision what they would accomplish in their first year on the college level...

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  13. Alabama Football Recruiting: Why 4-Star RB Alvin Kamara Should Be No. 1 Target

    Nick Saban ’s affinity for Norcross , Ga., star running back Alvin Kamara has not faded, despite Alabama’s recruiting class currently holding pledges ...

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  14. Alabama Football: Projecting the Tide's 2-Deep Depth Chart

    Before the Alabama football team takes the field this fall with a potential three-peat in their sights, this spring will provide some intense jockeying for position on the depth chart...

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  15. Alabama Football: Power Ranking the Tide's Best QBs of All Time

    After leading his club to a second consecutive national title, Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron instantly etched his name into a special place in Crimson Tide football lore...

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  16. Alabama Football: 4 Recruits Most Likely to Start as Freshmen

    Fresh off a third national championship in the last four seasons, Nick Saban ’s 24-hour celebration rule has given way to offseason workouts, and the process of securing the next batch of future Tide stars before National Signing Day next month...

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  17. Alabama Football: Why Nick Saban's Dynasty Is More Impressive Than Bear Bryant's

    When it comes to Alabama football, Nick Saban will always be the second-most revered figure in the program’s history. There’s a one-word answer as to why that is the case: Bear...

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  18. BCS Championship 2013: Live Score, Analysis, Results for Notre Dame vs. Alabama

    Notre Dame 14, Alabama 42 Final No. 2 Alabama scored touchdowns on its first three possessions of the game and thoroughly dominated top-ranked and previously unbeaten Notre Dame en route to a 42-14 victory...

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  19. BCS Championship 2013: Win Would Cement Nick Saban as Best Big Game Coach in CFB

    On the eve of his program playing for its third BCS Championship in the last four seasons, history will have to make room for Alabama head coach Nick Saban should the Crimson Tide emerge victorious Monday night...

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  20. Army All-American Game 2013: Live Scores, Commits, Analysis and Results

    East 15, West 8 Final Jeremy Johnson threw a 34-yard touchdown pass to James Quick late in the fourth quarter to propel the East to a 15-8 win over the West in the 13th annual US Army All-American game...

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  21. Under Armour All-America Game 2013: Live Scores, Commits, Analysis and Results

    Black Team (Highlight) 16, White Team (Nitro) 3 Final The action is underway at Tropicana Field for the 2013 Under Armour All-American game. The nation’s top prospect, Grayson (Ga...

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  22. BCS Championship 2013: Comparing Notre Dame and Alabama's Special Teams, Coaches

    With the BCS National Championship Game just days away, it’s time for the final installment of my series breaking down the rosters by position for the Crimson Tide and Fighting ...

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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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