Recruiting is an imperfect science. Sometimes scouts can see a player's potential right away. With others it takes some seasoning. Alabama coach Nick Saban has hauled in more than his fair share of blue chip prospects, but he has also made hay with some lesser known quantities.
about 916 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
DESTIN, Fla. -- Nick Saban isn't looking to compare his 2012 football team to past ones, but he'd like to take one key ingredient from 2011 and sprinkle it around his team right now, especially on defense.
about 1153 days ago | Edward Aschoff | Alabama Crimson Tide
Everybody talks about the best value picks come NFL draft time. In other words, who were the best football players to go later in the draft? Now that everybody else has had a say, I'll weigh in with regard to SEC players.
SEC bloggers Chris Low and Edward Aschoff will occasionally give their takes on a question facing the league or certain teams in the league. We'll both have strong opinions, but not necessarily the same opinions.
about 1208 days ago | Chris Low and Edward Aschoff | Alabama Crimson Tide
Speed and athleticism are always immediately mentioned when talking about SEC defenses, but there's a mental side that's often overlooked. For Alabama linebacker Nico Johnson, it's the first thing he notices when he sees youngsters competing in practices.
about 1249 days ago | Edward Aschoff | Georgia Bulldogs
NEW ORLEANS -- When Alabama's defensive players think about Round 1 with LSU, all those blown assignments in the running game stand out. LSU was one of only two FBS teams to rush for more than 100 yards against Alabama's defense.