Bo Davis, a former Alabama assistant who resigned amid an NCAA investigation tied to recruiting violations, will serve as a training camp intern for the Jacksonville Jaguars.
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They say every AD has a list of coordinators they'd talk with should their coach leave or be fired. Well, here's the list of the 12 coaches who are most likely on those wish lists.
We asked SEC and Big 12 coaches which colleagues they would send their sons to play for. The list starts with Bob Stoops, but Mark Dantonio and David Shaw weren't far behind.
Heather Dinich ESPN Staff Writer
I asked Nick Saban if he thought he had a top four team this year and he said he doesn't know yet. "There's so many things you don't know until you start going through the season and you see how people respond." He said "it's not something you can visually see." He knows his team is talented, but said there's also more to it.
A strong defense in college football means skill at all three levels: Defensive line, linebacker and in the secondary. Which three players make up the nation's best?
Where should college football's top 25 teams turn when they need one yard to win the game on the last play? Get ready for some surprises.
Alabama favored in first five games
ESPN's FPI gives the Tide a 64 percent chance to defeat USC, a 51 percent chance to top Ole Miss, and over a 90 percent chance to win each of their three other games through Oct. 1.
Here are teams in each conference moving in the right direction and those which struggled this summer.
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Now I'm actually picturing Saban as a sheriff and it is making my day
Tide, Bucks have ruled last four years
Alabama and Ohio State share the lead for most FBS wins in the past four seasons. ACC Atlantic rivals Florida State and Clemson rank third and fourth, followed by Oregon at fifth.
Matt Fortuna ESPN Staff Writer
Dabo Swinney on Nick Saban's comments that Clemson should be No. 1:
Alabama athletic director Bill Battle is returning to work after two years of cancer treatment.
Alabama stars rated high in Madden
RB Derrick Henry and LB Reggie Ragland, despite being second-round picks in the NFL draft, were rated among the top 31 rookies in the Madden NFL 17 video game. Madden rookie ratings
Nick Saban certainly wasn't tipping his hand at SEC media days. But signs point to Cooper Bateman with the lead to start camp.
Favored to win another national title, coach Nick Saban already has seen disciplinary issues -- including arrests -- affect Alabama this offseason.
Ten of the 28 committed ESPN 300 prospects in the 2017 class from the West are committed to non-Pac-12 programs. What's behind this talent drain?
Nick Saban believes Clemson should be favored to win the national title because of quarterback Deshaun Watson, who the Alabama coach called "the best player in college football since Cam Newton."
New quarterback, no problems for Tide
For the third straight season, Alabama will have a new starting quarterback. But just because the Crimson Tide will have a first-time signal caller does not mean you can rule them out as a CFP contender this year.
Alabama's troubling offseason
Three Alabama players have been arrested this offseason. Cam Robinson and Hootie Jones were not suspended by Nick Saban, nor were they prosecuted by the district attorney. Alphonse Taylor was suspended indefinitely.
Edward Aschoff ESPN Staff Writer
Nick Saban on the off-field issues his team has had to deal with this offseason: "I don't like the fact in all honesty that we have off-the-field issues. That always sends a signal to me that something's not right here."