TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- When Nick Saban was introduced as the head football coach at Alabama on Jan. 4, 2007, he mentioned recruiting some 10 times. Building the program from the ground up, Saban told reporters at the news conference that, "First of all, you got to have good players.
about 424 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Alabama coach Nick Saban had plenty to be proud about with the signing class he assembled last Wednesday. It was talented, deep and met every need the Crimson Tide had heading into the 2014 season.
about 439 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
It's time to celebrate the best of the best in the SEC during the BCS era. So what we've done is taken on the monumental task of selecting an All-SEC team from the BCS era, which officially ended last Monday with Florida State's 34-31 victory over Auburn in the VIZIO BCS National Championship.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Alabama's offensive line represents the ultimate failure to manage expectations, to live in the world as it is as opposed to the world as it might become. This season's line wasn't the same as its predecessor, but it was expected to have the same type of production.
about 538 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Jim McElwain was searching for the right word to describe it. "It" being the way the offense is run at the University of Alabama. It was clear in talking with those around the program that the overarching direction of the offense is determined by head coach Nick Saban, whose meticulous, controlling nature has been well documented.
about 584 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Texas A&M shocked the college football world when it went into Tuscaloosa, Ala., and upset the No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide last November. It was a game for the ages, with the Aggies jumping out to a 20-0 lead, Alabama charging back to make it close and a nailbiter finish that included a turnover near the goal line.
about 594 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | Texas A&M Aggies
ESPN 150 guard Viane Talamaivao (Corona, Calif./Centennial) became Alabama's first pledge along the offensive line for 2014. Here's how our Scouts think he'll perform in Tuscaloosa: What he brings: Talamaivao is not a towering offensive lineman, but he is a strong wide-body with some nastiness.
about 696 days ago | Craig Haubert | NCF On The Trail
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- At a certain point, there's too much work to be done on the football field. So much so that the idea of competition goes out the window. With three vacant starting positions on the Alabama offensive line this spring, the idea of actually battling for playing time is unthinkable, at least to left tackle Cyrus Kouandjio.
about 767 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide