When asked about the performance of his defense following Alabama's 35-10 win over Virginia Tech in Atlanta Saturday night, Nick Saban had a hint of surprise in his answer. He was so used to seeing historically good (or close to it) defenses lining up on his side, but with questions surrounding this one entering the 2013 season, he wasn't quite sure what to expect in Week 1.
about 358 days ago | Edward Aschoff | Alabama Crimson Tide
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Whether or not they'd like to admit it, the bye week comes at the perfect time for Alabama's players and coaching staff. After an underwhelming season opening win over Virginia Tech in which the offensive line was shaky, the running game rusty and the passing game paltry, an extra week to prepare for No.
about 359 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
ATLANTA -- The scoreboard read the way everyone pretty much expected it to. It showed an SEC team trouncing another almost helpless victim from the ACC. But Alabama's 35-10 win didn't feel like the blow out that the scoreboards inside the Georgia Dome indicated.
about 362 days ago | Edward Aschoff | Alabama Crimson Tide
ATLANTA -- Alabama wide receiver Christion Jones is the kind of player that drives his coaches nuts. He's got all the tools to ruin a defense and dominate in the return game, yet there are times where he tries to do too much.
about 362 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
ATHENS, Ga. -- Let's take a look at three key plays from No. 6 Georgia's 32-28 loss to No. 2 Alabama in the SEC championship game on Saturday. Dogs pull off fake punt The score: 0-0 The situation: Georgia faced fourth-and-10 from the Alabama 36 on the first play of the second quarter.
about 633 days ago | David Ching | Georgia Bulldogs