1. BCS Championship: 5 Improvements Alabama Crimson Tide Must Make

    It's official. Regardless of how you feel about the "Game of the Century II," Alabama will get another shot at LSU, this time with the BCS National Championship on the line...

    Tate Watkins Written by Tate Watkins about almost 3 years ago 184 reads 0 comments

  2. College Football 101: College Athletes Deserve Academic Credit for Playing

    College athletes are sports’ tragic heroes, at least as Taylor Branch paints them. They produce billions of dollars in revenues for athletic departments, conferences, and television networks but many can’t afford a night out at the movies...

    Tate Watkins Written by Tate Watkins about almost 3 years ago 1,154 reads 0 comments

  3. Alabama vs. Mississippi State: 5 Things We Learned from the Crimson Tide's Win

    Don't cry for Alabama. After losing to LSU in its first loss of the season last week, the Crimson Tide rebounded with a 24-7 win over Mississippi State in Starkville on Saturday night...

    Tate Watkins Written by Tate Watkins about almost 3 years ago 595 reads 2 comments

  4. "Roll Tide/War Eagle" Puts Rivalry in Context for Newcomers, Perspective for All

    One of my earliest and most indelible Iron Bowl memories was watching from the Legion Field upper deck as Dennis Riddle scored the game winning touchdown with 26 seconds to play in 1996...

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  5. Implosion of Joe Paterno's Career Will Be Closely Followed by the NCAA

    After nine years of failing to report to police that a former assistant coach allegedly molested children in his football team's locker room, it appears Joe Paterno will be allowed to retire from Penn State more or less on his own terms...

    Tate Watkins Written by Tate Watkins about almost 3 years ago 176 reads 0 comments

  6. Alabama vs LSU: Offense, Defense and George Wallace by the Numbers

    Since the beginning of the season, college football pundits have exalted Alabama and LSU’s defenses as two of the best in the nation, if not the decade. Both are stocked with future NFL talent...

    Tate Watkins Written by Tate Watkins about almost 3 years ago 295 reads 3 comments

  7. Words from the Mouth of Kevin Steele Presented in Not-Quite-Full Context: Week 9

    Kevin Steele is a coach who was once attacked by his own linebacker on the sidelines during a Carolina Panthers game...

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