1. Alabama Football: Once Again, the Crimson Tide Sparks Progress

    In slide three of a previous article , I covered how a win in the national championship game would be a great historical fit for Alabama...

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  2. Alabama Football: 5 Things That Will Keep Nick Saban Up at Night

    Nick Saban is an excellent coach with an extremely high set of standards. After the undefeated national championship run of 2009, the Tide entered 2010 with a severe loss of football appetite...

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  3. Alabama Football: How Should the Tide Respond to Phillip Sims's Transfer?

    Phillip Sims 's transfer was hardly a shock to the Tide's fanbase. One of the best quarterbacks in the 2010 signing class, Sims could have started as a freshman at many other schools...

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  4. Alabama Football: Recapping the Entire 2011-2012 Season

    Now that the 2012 NFL draft is over, the 2011-2012 season has officially come to an end. There are no more spring practices, no more scrimmages, and fans are left with no speculations ...

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  5. Alabama Football: Following Up on the 2012 NFL Class with the Tide's Free Agents

    This article last updated on May 2, 2012 at 1:45 AM (ET). "Now that the 2012 NFL Draft is in the books, teams are scrambling to sign the best undrafted rookie free agents...

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  6. Tracking South Carolina Football Players in the 2012 NFL Draft

    Post-draft update: If you're wondering where South Carolina ranked as far as overall number of draft picks, here's the article ...

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  7. Tracking LSU Football Players in the 2012 NFL Draft

    Post-draft update: If you're wondering where LSU ranks as far as overall number of draft picks, here's the article ...

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  8. Tracking Alabama Football Players in the 2012 NFL Draft

    Post-draft update: If you're wondering where Alabama ranks as far as total number of draft picks, here's the article ...

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  9. Alabama Football: 5 Biggest Recruiting Commit Busts in Program History

    Alabama has returned to greatness under Nick Saban , and a major component of that return is recruiting. Now that the Tide are back in the recruiting game, elite talent seems to flock to the Capstone like the swallows of Capistrano ...

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  10. Alabama Football: 5 Weakest Positions to Worry About

    A chain is only as strong as its weakest link. Tide fans all know that our weakest links heading into 2012 are stronger than most other teams' weakest links. That is the good news...

    Jonathan McDanal Written by Jonathan McDanal about over 2 years ago 3,655 reads 4 comments

  11. Alabama Football: Post Spring-Game Two-Deep Depth Chart

    Article last updated May 17, 2012 at 3:30 PM. (ET) The spring game is over, and the next thing 'Bama fans are looking forward to is simply the 2012 kickoff against Michigan...

    Jonathan McDanal Written by Jonathan McDanal about over 2 years ago 9,118 reads 44 comments

  12. Alabama Football: The Bittersweet Spring Game Is Finally Here!

    The Crimson Tide passes another milestone in their 2012 quest to kickoff on Saturday. National Signing Day, the first spring practice, A-Day and the first fall practice are the major ...

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  13. Alabama Football: 10 Reasonable Goals for the 2012 Season

    Believe it or not, the Crimson Tide can improve on many aspects of the 2011 season. Even with the loss of juniors to the draft and seniors to graduation, there are improvements that can be reasonably expected...

    Jonathan McDanal Written by Jonathan McDanal about over 2 years ago 5,627 reads 15 comments

  14. Alabama Football: Updating the 5 Best Spring Football Battles

    With the Crimson Tide's injury/suspension list growing by the hour, this spring's drills have taken a huge hit already. The battles for the coveted starting slots on the Tide's roster are not all experiencing a cease-fire, though...

    Jonathan McDanal Written by Jonathan McDanal about over 2 years ago 4,252 reads 7 comments

  15. Alabama Football: Updated Injury/Suspension List for Spring Practice

    This is a supplemental list to go with tonight's article. It is a quick reference for those of you who may be wondering why a certain battle didn't appear in the slideshow. According to bamasportsreport...

    Jonathan McDanal Written by Jonathan McDanal about over 2 years ago 4,296 reads 8 comments

  16. Alabama Football: 5 Spring Games Crimson Tide Fans Should Care About

    "Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer." — Sun Tzu (Quote from quotationspage.com .) This does not mean that you should invite your enemies over for sleepovers, ...

    Jonathan McDanal Written by Jonathan McDanal about over 2 years ago 4,944 reads 17 comments

  17. 11 Awesome Athletic Venues You'd Never Think to Play a College Football Game

    From breathtaking architecture to monster seating capacities, sports venues leave fans awestruck as they walk both toward and away from games...

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  18. Preseason College Football Rankings: 19 Coaches We Do NOT Want to See Shirtless

    Ahh, Steve Spurrier. Officially, I would like to thank him for...well...an article, and I would like to explain to him that there are some things you just don't do past a certain age (or past a certain BMI ): 1) Enter tequila shooting contests...

    Jonathan McDanal Written by Jonathan McDanal about over 2 years ago 2,276 reads 6 comments

  19. Preseason College Football Rankings: 2012 Top 25's Odds of Making BCS Bowl Game

    All fans who are ready to see the SEC knocked off as "king of the hill" are eager for the 2012 season to begin...

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  20. Alabama Football: The 5 Most Underappreciated Players in School History

    There are quite a few Alabama Crimson Tide players that have not made it into the College Football Hall of Fame...

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  21. Alabama Football: 10 Benchmarks for Spring Success

    Looking toward the 2012 season is fun for fans, especially since the first hurdle—the start of spring practice—has been cleared...

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  22. Alabama Football: Spring Practice Is off to a Great Start

    Friday kicked off the Tide's spring practice schedule, which will resume on Mar. 19 immediately following spring break. Rolltide.com quotes Nick Saban as saying: "I was pleased with the new coaches and how they fit in...

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  23. Alabama Football: 5 Things the Crimson Tide Learned from Last Year

    Alabama's list of lessons learned from the 2011 season is gigantic. En route to championship No. 14, Alabama looked like the team to beat, then lost a game in OT, allowed too many ...

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  24. Alabama Football: 2012 Season Is One Milestone Closer to Reality This Week

    According to al.com , Alabama announced its full spring practice schedule this past Friday. (All practices will again be closed to the general public.) Every position will be fought for, and every battle will be fierce...

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  25. Alabama Football: 5 Important 2012 Games That Don't Feature the Crimson Tide

    Alabama fans are looking forward to the 2012 season already, and only A-Day offers a glimpse of what kind of machine Saban will be fielding next year. Most Tide fans have already circled Alabama's games on their 2012 calendars, and I am no exception...

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