1. Sneak Peek at 2012 Crimson Tide Defense

    With time to kill until before Jan. 9, I thought a look forward to the 2012 Alabama team might be in order. Alabama's 2011 defense might be one of the best ever put on the field...

    Walter Kirkwood Written by Walter Kirkwood about over 2 years ago 2,249 reads 9 comments

  2. Alabama Football: Crimson Magic Brings Home Victory Against Tennessee

    If you read my previous article, you know I hate Tennessee. It seems they have a way of raining on our parade just when they should take a back seat. Saturday looked like one of those nights...

    Walter Kirkwood Written by Walter Kirkwood about over 2 years ago 494 reads 3 comments

  3. Alabama Football: Against Tennessee, Hatred Runs Deep

    I hate the Tennessee Volunteers. Is it the eye-scorching insult that is their burnt orange logo? It's the visual equivalent of fingernails on a chalk board...

    Walter Kirkwood Written by Walter Kirkwood about over 2 years ago 5,558 reads 35 comments

  4. Alabama Football: Crimson Tide's Defense Good, but Not on Par with 2009

    Many are questioning just how good Alabama's defense is. The answer to that question can't be answered in only half a season, but a six-game comparison to the 2009 version of the ...

    Walter Kirkwood Written by Walter Kirkwood about almost 3 years ago 1,367 reads 7 comments

  5. Alabama Football: 4 Surprising Midseason Facts About the Crimson Tide Offense

    As Alabama reaches the midpoint of the 2011 season, I compared the statistics of the starting quarterbacks and running backs to the 2009 season. In 2009, that pair was quarterback Greg McElroy and running back Mark Ingram...

    Walter Kirkwood Written by Walter Kirkwood about almost 3 years ago 2,153 reads 11 comments

  6. Alabama Entering Midseason Danger Zone; Nick Saban Needs Players to Focus

    Alabama is 5-0 and have thoroughly crushed Penn State, Arkansas and Florida in the swamp. Things are looking up for the Crimson Tide, but Alabama has been here many times before only to watch the season unravel down the stretch...

    Walter Kirkwood Written by Walter Kirkwood about almost 3 years ago 2,069 reads 4 comments

  7. Alabama Crimson Tide Delivers Knockout to Florida Gators

    The Gator nation was in full celebration mode only moments into Saturday's heavy weight bout between the Florida Gators and the Alabama Crimson Tide...

    Walter Kirkwood Written by Walter Kirkwood about almost 3 years ago 1,087 reads 14 comments

  8. Florida Football: 8 Scary Gators

    Next up, Alabama takes on the Florida Gators in the Swamp. Gone is legendary Gator quarterback Tim Tebow and his coach, Urban Meyer , but left behind are a boat load of talented players attempting to adjust to a new coaching style and system...

    Walter Kirkwood Written by Walter Kirkwood about almost 3 years ago 130 reads 1 comments

  9. Alabama Crimson Tide Football Unleashes Fury on the Arkansas Razorbacks

    This was the SEC, and the Alabama crowd was ready to rumble as the team entered the stadium. The energy level was way up from weeks earlier and it affected the team as they started to jump around before running onto the field...

    Walter Kirkwood Written by Walter Kirkwood about almost 3 years ago 748 reads 3 comments

  10. Duron Carter Headlines Roster Changes for Alabama

    Every year at Alabama we have this soap opera of which player is going to stay and who is going to go. Truth be told this is just a normal part of college football that has been going on since they used black and white film...

    Walter Kirkwood Written by Walter Kirkwood about almost 3 years ago 3,172 reads 2 comments

  11. Alabama-North Texas: Crimson Tide Goal Line Stand Shows Promise for the Future

    The Alabama-North Texas matchup was an uninspired, sloppy game full of more position experiments and nonexistent game-planning. The Crimson Tide had too many athletes for the Mean Green to deal, with and the final score should have been much worse...

    Walter Kirkwood Written by Walter Kirkwood about almost 3 years ago 3,290 reads 6 comments

  12. 8 Areas the Crimson Tide Needs To Improve Against North Texas

    Normally I do a preview of the upcoming game about mid week, but after looking over the Mean Green I didn't see much to challenge the Crimson Tide...

    Walter Kirkwood Written by Walter Kirkwood about almost 3 years ago 4,940 reads 27 comments

  13. Alabama vs. Penn State Football: What the Big Road Win Revealed for Crimson Tide

    With one warmup game and one major division one road game under his belt, Nick Saban is raising the curtain on the 2011 Crimson Tide. Going on the road at Penn State is not a place where Saban is going to experiment...

    Walter Kirkwood Written by Walter Kirkwood about almost 3 years ago 6,015 reads 17 comments

  14. Texas A&M and SEC Expansion Could End Tide vs. Vols Tradition

    Wednesday morning brought the news that the SEC has voted to bring Texas A&M into the conference. The advantages are numerous and on both sides. Texas A&M would finally have a place to exist out from under the massive Texas Longhorn shadow...

    Walter Kirkwood Written by Walter Kirkwood about almost 3 years ago 5,722 reads 13 comments

  15. Alabama Football: Tide Still Struggling with Rushing Game

    Get back to football in Tuscaloosa? Check. Field brutally effective defense? Check. Improve special teams? Check. Find quarterback and receivers? Check. Fix running game? Hmmmm...

    Walter Kirkwood Written by Walter Kirkwood about almost 3 years ago 5,824 reads 45 comments

  16. Alabama Releases Depth Chart for Kent State

    I wanted to title this article "News and Notes from Camp," but there hasn't been any news or notes from camp...

    Walter Kirkwood Written by Walter Kirkwood about almost 3 years ago 1,813 reads 5 comments

  17. Alabama's 10 Players to Watch vs. Kent State

    Kent State won't threaten to beat Alabama as long as Alabama shows up and plays football the way they have been taught. Additionally, the coaching staff will stick to their bread-and-butter offensive and defensive game plans...

    Walter Kirkwood Written by Walter Kirkwood about almost 3 years ago 6,673 reads 15 comments

  18. Alabama Football: Old Reputations Die Hard

    This is the 21st century. We have Internet on our cell phones, flat panel TVs on the wall and Bear Bryant has been dead for nearly three decades, but Alabama recruits are still told Alabama is not a school for wide receivers...

    Walter Kirkwood Written by Walter Kirkwood about almost 3 years ago 7,492 reads 20 comments

  19. Where Are They Now? Alabama Crimson Tide Legend Tyrone Prothro

    In part two of my Tyrone Prothro interview, I find out what he's up to today and about his playing days. What are you up to now? "I'm currently working at Regions Bank right here on campus...

    Walter Kirkwood Written by Walter Kirkwood about almost 3 years ago 11,763 reads 19 comments

  20. Tide Legend Tyrone Prothro Teams Up with Subway to Raise $10,000 for Charity

    In 2005, few Alabama players were as popular as Tyrone Prothro. The small but speedy and tenacious receiver was known for amazing catches and vicious downfield blocking...

    Walter Kirkwood Written by Walter Kirkwood about almost 3 years ago 470 reads 2 comments

  21. Alabama Football: Friday's Practice Ends Tumultuous Offseason for Crimson Tide

    For Alabama, Friday's practice marks the end of a difficult offseason. While some schools deal with arrests, NCAA investigations and player misconduct, Alabama's troubles have been less predictable...

    Walter Kirkwood Written by Walter Kirkwood about almost 3 years ago 1,945 reads 8 comments

  22. Alabama Football: Top 10 Alabama Quarterback Seasons Since 1980

    The debate about which recent Alabama quarterbacks have reached true offensive-weapon status began as a conversation around the office water cooler. In this case, with my co-worker, Chris Addiss—a huge football fan...

    Walter Kirkwood Written by Walter Kirkwood about almost 3 years ago 11,757 reads 20 comments

  23. Alabama's 2011 Season: What Are the Chances?

    .0001 Percent Chance Alabama loses to Kent State: During Shula's tenure I'd give them a 50 percent chance of the upset but Nick Saban takes no team for granted, ever...

    Walter Kirkwood Written by Walter Kirkwood about almost 3 years ago 5,480 reads 31 comments

  24. Could Alabama Be Headed for Another 2004?

    Alabama fans got some unwelcome news this week that one of their top running backs Dee Hart injured his knee and will be out for the year...

    Walter Kirkwood Written by Walter Kirkwood about 3 years ago 3,411 reads 11 comments

  25. Alabama Football: Attrition Opens Door for Tide Newcomers

    Another week, another player or two at Alabama packs his bags and leaves. Will the defections hurt Alabama or not. The answer could lie with Alabama's newcomers. The defensive line has been hard hit by attrition this offseason...

    Walter Kirkwood Written by Walter Kirkwood about 3 years ago 7,211 reads 24 comments