Ten of the Top 25 tailgating schools reside in the SEC, including all of the top six. Does this surprise anyone? Missouri coach Gary Pinkel broke from his norm by commenting on the suspension of WR Dorial Green-Beckham by saying: "It stings me.
about 291 days ago | Jeff Barlis | Texas A&M Aggies
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Nick Perry isn't doing anything to temper expectations for the Alabama secondary. The senior safety missed all but the first two games last season, and what he saw from the sidelines clearly didn't suit him.
about 292 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- "It's not like we don't have anybody at the position," Alabama coach Nick Saban told a group of reporters prior to the start of spring practice earlier this month, running down the list of questions he had for his team before arriving at the safety position.
about 310 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
Hard-working reporters put in some long hours for the NFL's first day of free agency. It was so packed with news, it was almost like a mini national signing day. Missouri opened spring practice on Tuesday looking to build on the momentum of a 12-2 record last season.
about 319 days ago | Jeff Barlis | Texas A&M Aggies
He didn't begin last season as a starter, and injuries ultimately made him flip between positions in the Alabama secondary. But this player will be a fixture for the Crimson Tide in 2014 from Day 1 and will be a key reason whether the defense as a whole will be successful again: Spotlight: Safety Landon Collins, 6-foot, 215 pounds, junior 2013 summary: It took Ha Ha Clinton-Dix's suspension for Collins to start his first career game at Alabama, and it wasn't even at his natural position.
about 331 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Nick Saban likes to refer to the NFL draft as a "business decision." Of course he'd love it if his most talented players finished out their eligibility at Alabama, but the promise of long-term financial security is enough to sway even his most selfish ambitions.
about 366 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 387 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Here's a look at three lessons learned in No. 1 Alabama's 45-10 win over Tennessee on Saturday night. Collins can play: Alabama might miss Vinnie Sunseri, but it might not be in terms of his leadership.
about 455 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide