1. Alabama Football: How Nick Saban Stays a Step Ahead of Everybody

    Nick Saban is a genius. That’s not exactly groundbreaking news. But it’s time to recognize him as a football mind that has changed the college game much in the same vein as legendary coaches such as Bill Walsh transformed the pro game...

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  2. Alabama Football: Spring Practice Preview for the Tide's Defensive Line

    The latest edition of my spring practice preview series delving into each unit of Alabama's roster will put the defensive line in the crosshairs...

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  3. Alabama Football: 5 Teams the Tide's Backups Could Beat

    Given that at least one major recruiting service has rated Alabama’s last three recruiting classes as the nation’s best, it’s no surprise that Nick Saban has been able to annually assemble championship-caliber rosters...

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  4. Power Ranking the 10 Most Brutal College Football Schedules of 2013

    While college football teams across the nation are getting ready to begin spring practices, fans all over the country are eagerly anticipating the upcoming season since schedules have recently been released...

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  5. Alabama Football: Spring Practice Preview for the Wide Receivers and Tight Ends

    As Alabama prepares to begin spring practice in less than a month’s time, the third edition of my series breaking down the positional units on the Tide’s roster focuses on the wide receivers and tight ends...

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  6. Alabama Football: Complete NFL Combine Results for Former Tiders

    The NFL draft has become another showcase of dominance for Nick Saban ’s Alabama program, and with 10 former Tide stars participating in the NFL combine earlier this week, that trend is a strong bet to continue...

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  7. Alabama Spring Game 2013: Date, Time, Practice Schedule and TV Info

    While fans across the country may view spring football differently, do not tell fans of the Alabama Crimson Tide that spring games are not a big deal...

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  8. Alabama Football: Spring Practice Preview for the Offensive Line

    In the second installment of my spring practice preview series for the 2013 edition of the Alabama Crimson Tide, I will break down a unit that may be the team’s biggest question mark this season: the offensive line...

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  9. Alabama Football: 5 Most Important Parts of Nick Saban's Program

    One of the most underrated aspects of the dynasty Nick Saban has built at Alabama is his attention to detail in every facet of his program...

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  10. Spring Practice Is More Important Than Summer Camp for College Football Teams

    Even though college football players are constantly training in the months leading up to kickoff in the fall, the spring is the most important stretch of the offseason...

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  11. Alabama Football: Way Too Early Game-by-Game Schedule Predictions for 2013

    After claiming three national championships in the last four years—including the last two BCS crystal footballs—Alabama is primed for a run at a three-peat this fall...

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  12. Alabama Football: Spring Practice Preview for the QBs

    In a state where the thirst for college football is a year-round topic of discussion, Alabama fans are patiently awaiting the beginning of spring practice , which is less than a month away...

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  13. Alabama Football: Coaching Turnover Cause for Concern with Offensive Line

    When two-time defending national champion Alabama takes the field for spring practices next month, one of Nick Saban ’s most pressing concerns will be addressing three vacancies on the offensive line...

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  14. Alabama Football: 7 Freshmen the Tide Can Build Around

    Alabama’s run to the 2012 national title was fueled in part by a handful of contributors from a heralded freshmen class that Nick Saban signed last February...

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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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