Who are the SEC's top 10 linebackers (inside or outside) for the 2014 season? Here's the way we see them stacking up: 1. Benardrick McKinney, RJr., Mississippi State: At 6-foot-5 and 245 pounds, McKinney is an imposing figure.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- It didn't take long for the sickening feeling to seep out of Landon Collins' stomach and circulate through his body. On the way back to Tuscaloosa after Alabama's humbling 45-31 loss to Oklahoma in the Allstate Sugar Bowl, the junior safety replayed the nauseating moments from a game in which the Crimson Tide, which entered the contest with the SEC's top-ranked defense, surrendered 429 yards of offense, nearly 6 yards per play, 348 passing yards and four passing touchdowns.
about 220 days ago | Edward Aschoff | Alabama Crimson Tide
Maybe the loss at Auburn was a warning shot. Or was it the narrow victory at Texas A&M? Possibly the lackluster performances against Colorado State and Mississippi State? Whenever the signs came that Alabama wasn't all it was cracked up to be, very few, if anyone, saw it coming.
about 324 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- There hasn't been much of a letdown in production from Alabama's defense compared to seasons past. The top-ranked Crimson Tide is still among the top-10 nationally in rushing yards allowed per game, passing yards allowed per game, third down conversions, first downs allowed and total defense.
about 368 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Two-a-days are over and camp is nearly at a close for the University of Alabama. Well, technically speaking. Nick Saban isn't ready to stop teaching. "Now, even though the players are moving out of the dorm, camp doesn't really end, to me, until camp ends," the Tide's demanding head coach told reporters on Thursday.
about 464 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- For some members of Alabama's 2012 signing class, success came swiftly. T.J. Yeldon burst onto the scene in the season opener against Michigan, becoming the first player in school history to rush for 100 yards in his debut.
about 468 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide