TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- It didn't take long for the sickening feeling to seep out of Landon Collins' stomach and circulate through his body. On the way back to Tuscaloosa after Alabama's humbling 45-31 loss to Oklahoma in the Allstate Sugar Bowl, the junior safety replayed the nauseating moments from a game in which the Crimson Tide, which entered the contest with the SEC's top-ranked defense, surrendered 429 yards of offense, nearly 6 yards per play, 348 passing yards and four passing touchdowns.
about 800 days ago | Edward Aschoff | Alabama Crimson Tide
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- There hasn't been much of a letdown in production from Alabama's defense compared to seasons past. The top-ranked Crimson Tide is still among the top-10 nationally in rushing yards allowed per game, passing yards allowed per game, third down conversions, first downs allowed and total defense.
about 948 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 1145 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Depending on which way you look at it, Alabama's scrimmage on Saturday was either good or bad for the future of the football team. Good because the offense scored 11 touchdowns and didn't cough the ball up once, and bad because the defense failed to make many stops and didn't generate a single turnover.
about 1169 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- There's a healthy dose of expectations and optimism surrounding the new-look Alabama defensive line this spring. Like its counterpart on offense, so much has changed in the trenches from a season ago: nose guard Jesse Williams is gone, along with starting defensive end Damion Square and former top reserve Quinton Dial.
about 1179 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Spring is a time for change. The ice breaks, leaves blossom and nature starts over again. For the University of Alabama football team, this time of year is treated much in the same way.
about 1197 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
ATHENS, Ga. -- Here's a breakdown of Georgia's last seven recruiting classes and what they managed to accomplish in college and beyond: 2006 ESPN top five classes: Florida, USC, Texas, Georgia, Notre Dame Georgia's ranking: 4 Headliners: QB Matthew Stafford (No.
about 1254 days ago | David Ching | Georgia Bulldogs