TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Like a lot of position battles going on during spring practice in Tuscaloosa, Ala., -- hello, quarterbacks -- the starting five up front for the Crimson Tide likely won't be decided anytime soon.
about 388 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 451 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 470 days ago | Alex Scarborough | 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 476 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 617 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- It's time. After months and months of waiting, the start of pre-season camp is finally upon us. Alabama players report today and begin practicing under the direction of coach Nick Saban and the staff tomorrow.
about 632 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Louisiana, Minnesota, California. The University of Alabama has been willing to go wherever it needs to find its offensive linemen of the future. On Tuesday, Nick Saban and the UA coaching staff got a bit of good news from the West Coast where junior college offensive tackle Dominick Jackson (San Mateo, Calif.
about 667 days ago | Alex Scarborough | NCF On The Trail
It's Rankings Week at TideNation. Every day we'll rank some aspect of the Alabama football program heading into the 2013 season. Today we're ranking the top 10 UA rookies with the chance of making the biggest impact in the fall.
about 702 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide