1. Alabama-Florida: Tide's Heart, Discipline, Talent Too Much for Tebow's Gators

    On Saturday morning, ESPN decided to add a little bit of fuel to the fire. On their popular pregame show, College GameDay, ESPN has added a new gimmick for this year's season...

    Ingram Worley Written by Ingram Worley about over 4 years ago 2,749 reads 29 comments

  2. Iron Bowl for the Ages Sets Up Game of the Century, Part 2

    In the wee hours on Friday night (read: Saturday morning), I got a call from my buddy, Vice, who was vacationing in the Rocky Mountains...

    Ingram Worley Written by Ingram Worley about over 4 years ago 1,658 reads 8 comments

  3. Iron Bowl 2009: Why The Tide Will Pull Off the Big Road Win

    Welcome, everyone, to my favorite week of the year. Alabama and Auburn are scheduled to square off Friday afternoon for the 73rd installment of, not the "Deep South's Oldest Rivalry," not the ...

    Ingram Worley Written by Ingram Worley about almost 5 years ago 1,392 reads 11 comments

  4. Alabama's Mark Ingram Takes High Road, Laughs Off Jab by Auburn's Ben Tate

    Although I wasn't watching the Auburn-Georgia game very closely on Saturday night (there was a slightly more pressing matter going on at the time), I happened to catch a quote from Auburn running back Ben Tate that was featured on the ESPN2 broadcast...

    Ingram Worley Written by Ingram Worley about almost 5 years ago 2,398 reads 45 comments

  5. Evil Genius Mike Slive and the Great SEC Conspiracy Theory (Humor)

    On Saturday at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Alabama fought off a battered LSU team to claim the Western Division crown in the SEC for the second consecutive year, setting up a rematch with top-ranked Florida in the championship game...

    Ingram Worley Written by Ingram Worley about almost 5 years ago 1,113 reads 36 comments

  6. Playing Devil's Advocate: Where Does Alabama Go if Nick Saban Leaves?

    Last week, I exchanged a number of emails with a good friend, an Auburn graduate, who took exception to an article I wrote questioning the "relevancy" of Auburn's (and Tennessee's) rivalry with Alabama...

    Ingram Worley Written by Ingram Worley about almost 5 years ago 5,153 reads 53 comments

  7. Alabama Survives, but Takes Strong Dose of Reality from Tennessee

    Last week, I sat in front of my keyboard and wrote an article questioning the legitimacy of Alabama's rivalries with Tennessee and Auburn, in favor of the blossoming rivalries with LSU and Florida...

    Ingram Worley Written by Ingram Worley about almost 5 years ago 978 reads 29 comments

  8. Alabama's Rivals: Tide May Be Turning Away From Traditional Foes

      Merriam-Webster's Dictionary defines the word "relevance" as: "relation to the matter at hand," or "practical and especially social applicability...

    Ingram Worley Written by Ingram Worley about almost 5 years ago 2,453 reads 56 comments

  9. Alabama Bandwagon Nearing Capacity As Tide Rolls Into Second Half

    Another week, another dominating performance. Another fan-base crushed. More contenders fall by the wayside.  Another week, a few more first-place votes. Another week, more "talking heads" are changing their tune...

    Ingram Worley Written by Ingram Worley about almost 5 years ago 2,184 reads 25 comments

  10. Beyond the Numbers: Using Kentucky to Measure Alabama and Florida

    In the wake of Alabama's 38-20 victory over Kentucky in Lexington on Saturday, the national media has rushed to use the Wildcats as a benchmark to compare the Tide and the Gators.  The topic was a popular one, even before the game on Saturday...

    Ingram Worley Written by Ingram Worley about almost 5 years ago 1,793 reads 33 comments

  11. 2009 Alabama Defense is Fearsome, but Roll with the 1992 Version as its Finest

    With Alabama's dominating defensive performance Saturday in a 35-7 win over phenom quarterback Ryan Mallet and his Arkansas team, the whispered comparisons between the 2009 Alabama defense and ...

    Ingram Worley Written by Ingram Worley about almost 5 years ago 2,493 reads 12 comments

  12. Lofty Expectations Could Lead to Bruised Egos in the SEC West

    How do you temper the expectations of the most rabid fanbases in the country? For most squads in the SEC, you don't...

    Ingram Worley Written by Ingram Worley about almost 5 years ago 2,525 reads 37 comments

  13. Random Thoughts on Week 2: The State of the SEC and Beyond

    Saturday night, I was in Tuscaloosa for the Alabama/FIU game. Without question, the game was important. I think perhaps we learned more about the team this week than last week...

    Ingram Worley Written by Ingram Worley about almost 5 years ago 528 reads 8 comments

  14. A Tuscaloosa Tribute: Why Alabama Home Games Are Like Nothing Else

    From an outsider's perspective, Alabama's 2009 home opener against Florida International this Saturday is little more than a tune-up, a breather after a tough first game...

    Ingram Worley Written by Ingram Worley about almost 5 years ago 2,552 reads 27 comments

  15. Alabama Shatters Stereotypes and Gets Offensive in Season Opener

    Saturday night, the 2009 edition of the Alabama Crimson Tide kicked off the season with a win in the Georgia Dome over seventh-ranked Virginia Tech, 34-24. At first glance, the final score would not come as much of a shock to most people...

    Ingram Worley Written by Ingram Worley about almost 5 years ago 674 reads 17 comments

  16. Visiting Alabama Trounces Ole Miss To Notch Third Straight Conference Win

    Doctor, we've got no pulse. Bring in the crash cart!! CLEAR! Nothing, hit him again! CLEAR! Beep, beep, beep, beep. Saturday afternoon in Oxford, Miss...

    Ingram Worley Written by Ingram Worley about over 5 years ago 89 reads 2 comments

  17. Alabama: Road Woes Continue

    Alabama interim head coach Philip Pearson opened his seemingly short stint at the helm much the way his predecessor left, with another road loss...

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  18. Alabama's Basketball Program Faces Steep Climb

    On Monday, Alabama Director of Athletics Mal Moore made the long-awaited decision to send head basketball coach Mark Gottfried packing. The news was no surprise. Since Alabama's last NCAA tourney berth in 2006, the program has steadily declined...

    Ingram Worley Written by Ingram Worley about over 5 years ago 280 reads 2 comments

  19. Alabama-LSU: Tide Opens Conference Play With Victory Over Tigers; More to Come?

    And here we go again... Alabama opened 2009 SEC play with a gutty 65-59 victory over LSU at Coleman Coliseum on Sunday afternoon...

    Ingram Worley Written by Ingram Worley about over 5 years ago 64 reads 0 comments

  20. The Ten Best Sports Movies of My Generation

    Let’s make one thing very clear before I get started. This ranking has absolutely nothing to do with critical acclaim. It has nothing to do with award nominations...

    Ingram Worley Written by Ingram Worley about over 5 years ago 362 reads 5 comments

  21. Alabama Basketball Showing Signs of Life? Nah, Probably Just the Death Spasms

    As a sports fan, you will understand where I am coming from. I just can't give up on my team. I started out as what seemed like the lone defender of Alabama basketball coach Mark Gottfried...

    Ingram Worley Written by Ingram Worley about over 5 years ago 210 reads 2 comments

  22. Reality Comes Crashing Down: An Alabama Fan's Painful Recollection

    I believe when someone is wrong, the first step to righting the wrong is admitting it. So here goes: I could not have been more wrong about the Sugar Bowl, in every imaginable way...

    Ingram Worley Written by Ingram Worley about over 5 years ago 675 reads 9 comments

  23. Sugar Bowl Preview: What to Look for From a Weakened Alabama Offense

    On Sunday afternoon, I sat down to put together an article on how I felt Alabama would be able to attack the Utah defense in the Sugar Bowl this Friday. At the time, Alabama's game plan seemed pretty easy to predict...

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  24. Deflating News for SEC Centers: Mount Cody to Return for Senior Year at Alabama

    According to BamaOnline.com, Alabama Junior nose guard Terrence "Mount" Cody will return to the Capstone for his senior season...

    Ingram Worley Written by Ingram Worley about over 5 years ago 273 reads 3 comments

  25. Can Alabama Fall into "Trap" Against Utah? Don't Believe What You Hear

    I caught an ESPN bowl preview segment on SportsCenter today, and heard exactly what I had expected to hear.The "trendy" pick in the Sugar Bowl is Utah in an upset victory against Alabama...

    Ingram Worley Written by Ingram Worley about over 5 years ago 1,023 reads 28 comments