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 523 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
Recruiting too often is talked about in terms of visits and names and scholarships offers. But for those who live it, it's about more: people and dreams, heartbreak and destiny. ESPN.com followed Trey Johnson, Walker Jones, Jarrett "Anu" Solomon and Trent Gow as they experienced the highs and lows of the process.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- One thing leads to another, at least on defense. Alabama's secondary wasn't its best for some parts of last season, giving up big plays against LSU, Texas A&M and Georgia, to name a few.
about 558 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
Editor's note: TideNation will use this week to look at the four major positions on the football field and how their outlook has changed after spring practice. Today we examine the front seven: Who's leading?
about 634 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- When the ink dried Wednesday night, the University of Alabama came away with the No. 1 recruiting class for the second year in a row. Coach Nick Saban garners most of the attention, but the job done by his staff should not go unnoticed.
about 723 days ago | Greg Ostendorf | NCF On The Trail
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Coming off its second straight national championship, the University of Alabama hosted a parade on Saturday to honor this year's team. With more than 30,000 people coming into town, it was a perfect weekend to host recruits, and the Crimson Tide took advantage, hosting 12 official visitors.
about 740 days ago | Greg Ostendorf | Alabama Crimson Tide
Editor's note: This is a series introducing Alabama's 2013 recruiting class that will run through signing day. When Walker Jones committed to the University of Alabama, it came as no surprise to most fans.
about 754 days ago | Greg Ostendorf | Alabama Crimson Tide
Editor's note: Every Tuesday and Thursday between now and national signing day, TideNation will review each position and look at who figures to start, who could rise up the depth chart and who might be on the way.
about 765 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Alabama is headed to its third national championship in four years after an epic clash with Georgia in the SEC championship. The instant classic made an impression on the top recruits as well.
about 789 days ago | Greg Ostendorf | On The Trail: Southeast Region
No 2013 recruit knows the Alabama-Tennessee rivalry, or the Third Saturday in October, better than Crimson Tide linebacker commitment Walker Jones. His father, Rex, attended the University of Alabama where he played played basketball.
about 834 days ago | Greg Ostendorf | Alabama Crimson Tide