TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Alabama isn't in a rush to find its starting quarterback for the 2014 season. That might sound a little crazy when you consider the high expectations the Crimson Tide will undoubtedly face yet again this fall, but it really isn't the biggest concern for a team that was an improbable play away from repeating as SEC West champs and possibly playing in its third straight BCS title game last season.
about 599 days ago | Edward Aschoff | Alabama Crimson Tide
Editor's note: This is final part in a weeklong series predicting what changes are ahead for Alabama this spring. TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- There's a lot that stands to happen during spring practice at Alabama, but naming a starting quarterback isn't one of them.
about 620 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Nick Saban has hosted enough quarterback competitions to know how this oncoming saga will play out. From now until the moment he names a starter under center, the entire state of Alabama will be in a panic over who will become AJ McCarron's successor.
about 628 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
Setting up the spring in the SEC West: ALABAMA Spring start: March 15 Spring game: April 19 What to watch: Succeeding McCarron: The Crimson Tide must find the person who will step into AJ McCarron's shoes.
about 630 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | Texas A&M Aggies
Over the span of their careers they threw for 48,824 passing yards. There were a total 403 touchdown passes among them, and they won 184 games in which they appeared, including 11 bowls and two national championships.
about 638 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Texas A&M Aggies
Editor's note: This is Part V in a weeklong series looking at Alabama's top five position groups with room to improve. TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- It's the most obvious position with room for improvement at Alabama: Quarterback.
about 641 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Because he's a signed prospect, Nick Saban will have to address the addition of Jacob Coker during spring practice. He'll have to, at some point, answer questions about the quarterback transferring from Florida State, the strong-armed former backup to a Heisman Trophy winner whom Alabama fans hope will develop into something of an award-winning quarterback himself in Tuscaloosa.
about 665 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Call him Jake. The Jacob Coker era at Florida State is officially over. And with Sunday's news, the Jake Coker era at Alabama is officially underway. "We think a lot of Jake and we are excited to have him join our team," Tide coach Nick Saban said in a news release on Sunday, confirming two things in the process: that Coker has signed an agreement to transfer to Alabama, and that we should now refer to the quarterback as Jake.
about 667 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
There is not a single position more important in any sport than quarterback. With LSU and Alabama set for their annual showdown on Saturday, and both starting signal callers being seniors, it's time to take a look ahead at what the position holds following the graduation of Zach Mettenberger and AJ McCarron.
about 749 days ago | Gerry Hamilton | NCF On The Trail