TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Here are five things to watch when Alabama takes to Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturday for A-Day, the finale of spring practice. 1. The quarterbacks: No, unfortunately the missing piece in the quarterback puzzle, transfer Jacob Coker, won't be on the field Saturday.
about 373 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
Editor's note: This is Part IV in a weeklong series looking at Alabama's top five position groups with room to improve. TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- With a new position coach, maybe it's time for new expectations.
about 430 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
Editor's note: This is Part III in a weeklong series looking at the five most pressing concerns Alabama faces this offseason. TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- With so many big-picture items on Alabama's to-do list this offseason, it's no wonder we're seeing a shakeup on the coaching staff.
about 466 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- It happens every year now, so don't act surprised. If you're an Alabama fan, deal with it. If you're not, don't weep for the Crimson Tide, either. Coach Nick Saban has lost multiple underclassmen to the NFL before, so Thursday's news that safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, offensive tackle Cyrus Kouandjio, linebacker Adrian Hubbard and defensive end Jeoffrey Pagan will all leave school early is no insurmountable thing.
about 472 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 522 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
Mississippi State held on for a tight, 28-22 victory over Kentucky for its first SEC victory Thursday and that got things started in Week 9 of SEC play. We'll start with a couple takes from the game before delving into the rest of the talking points heading into the rest of the weekend in SEC football: Mississippi State needed a late fourth down stop and got it in order to hold on for the victory over Kentucky.
about 548 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | Texas A&M Aggies
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- They all look the part: long, lean, athletic. It's easy to see why they arrived in on campus with four or five stars assigned to their names. On the practice field, Alabama's freshmen hardly look green.
about 608 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide