Editor's note: This is Part I in a weeklong series looking at Alabama's top five position groups with room to improve. TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The struggle was obvious. Without a premier cornerback to rely upon, Alabama's defense wasn't the same.
about 380 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
Editor's note: This is Part II in a weeklong series looking at the five most pressing concerns Alabama faces this offseason. TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- There are a lot of things that make Alabama's defense work.
about 414 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
NEW ORLEANS -- As the clock ticks down to Thursday night's Allstate Sugar Bowl matchup between No. 3 Alabama (11-1, 7-1 SEC) and No. 11 Oklahoma (10-2, 7-2 Big 12), it's time to take a look at why Alabama will capture its third straight BCS bowl win.
about 426 days ago | Edward Aschoff | Alabama Crimson Tide
NEW ORLEANS -- When No. 3 Alabama (11-1, 7-1 SEC) looks at its matchup with 11th-ranked Oklahoma (10-2, 7-2 Big 12) in Thursday's Allstate Sugar Bowl, the Crimson Tide can't help but see similarities to their last opponent.
about 428 days ago | Edward Aschoff | Alabama Crimson Tide
STARKVILLE, Miss. -- The home crowd cheered, oblivious to the billboard-sized scoreboard pointing to their 20-7 defeat. Even some of their players looked content as they sang the school's fight song after the game.
about 471 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The final score, as it so often happens, was misleading. Alabama thumped LSU, 38-17, at home on Saturday to remain undefeated. The three-touchdown margin was, on the face of it, telling.
about 476 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Here are five things to watch as top-ranked Alabama (8-0, 5-0) hosts 13th-ranked LSU (7-2, 3-2) Running the football: There will be a lot of focus on the quarterbacks and wide receivers in this game, but don't forget that these games often come down to who limits turnovers and runs the football best.
about 480 days ago | Alex Scarborough | LSU Tigers
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- So much about LSU-Alabama is built around the physical style of play, and rightfully so. UA coach Nick Saban called the game a "heavyweight fight" where you have to show up in every round.
about 483 days ago | Alex Scarborough | LSU Tigers