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Alabama’s Smith ruining his new career
Remember when you got your first job? Here are a few things you probably didn’t do as you went to countless interviews looking to land the perfect gig: 1. Violate rules before being hired; 2. Not show up for interviews; 3. When asked about not showing up, give the excu...
5 years, 9 months ago   |   Alabama’s Smith ruining his new career ( 3 )
SEC Fastball: Get ready for the Iron Bowl
Get ready for the Iron Bowl: Both the Alabama Crimson Tide and Auburn Tigers have two weeks to prepare for what is arguably the biggest rivalry game in college football. The Tigers currently stand at a measly 5-6, while their crosstown rival will come into the game wit...
6 years ago   |   SEC Fastball: Get ready for the Iron Bowl ( 1 )
Alabama’s success leaves opponents and coaching careers in its wake
Who would have thought that Alabama would be undefeated, crushing opponents left and right in Nick Saban’s second season? Then again, when you consider the early success Saban has had at Michigan State and LSU in the past, the Tide's greatness isn't completely surprisin...
6 years ago   |   Alabama’s success leaves opponents and coaching careers in its wake ( 1 )
SEC Fastball: Alabama shouldn’t worry about rankings
Here’s this week’s version of "SEC: Fastball" for you. Alabama shouldn’t worry about rankings: Lots of people are talking ifs again. For example, if the Penn State Nittany Lions and Alabama Crimson Tide were to both go undefeated, who would get to play the Texas Longh...
6 years, 1 month ago   |   SEC Fastball: Alabama shouldn’t worry about rankings ( 1 )
SEC Fastball: Alabama has the O-line to win it all
SEC Fastball is not about long-winded introductions. So, let’s get to it. 1. Alabama has the offensive line to win it all: This is not a prediction; after all, there's a team from Oklahoma that also has a pretty good O-line. Still, upon seeing what the Tide’s offen...
6 years, 1 month ago   |   SEC Fastball: Alabama has the O-line to win it all ( 1 )
Smash-mouth Tide too tough for Clemson
At halftime of his team's 34-10 loss to Alabama last Saturday, Clemson head coach Tommy Bowden summed up the play of his team quite nicely. “We’re getting outhit. I mean, they’re tougher than we are right now. We’re not very physical," he said. The Crimson...
6 years, 2 months ago   |   Smash-mouth Tide too tough for Clemson ( 1 )
Alabama must turn potential into results
Alabama head coach Nick Saban recently presided over the team’s final scrimmage before the season opener. “All in all, we're not disappointed with where we are," he said. "We certainly need to continue to make improvement as a football team, especially with a lot...
6 years, 3 months ago   |   Alabama must turn potential into results ( 0 )
Three newbies equate to good year for Bama’s Wilson
Despite having thrown for a lot yards in an Alabama uniform, senior John Parker Wilson isn’t considered an upper-echelon SEC quarterback yet. Part of that likely has to do with the fact that Wilson may not have been the right guy for former coordinator Major Applewhi...
6 years, 3 months ago   |   Three newbies equate to good year for Bama’s Wilson ( 0 )
One way Saban is trying to turn the Tide
The Alabama Crimson Tide football team hasn’t had a stellar year in a while, obviously. In addition, the program has endured some well-documented off-the-field issues. So how is head coach Nick Saban trying to rectify things? Beyond preaching hard work and discipli...
6 years, 3 months ago   |   One way Saban is trying to turn the Tide ( 1 )
Two TEs make one for Tide
Alabama's Nick Saban is like every other college football head coach on the planet: He wants a do-everything tight end. Of course, getting that kind of player isn’t easy. Right now Alabama simply doesn’t have its own Antonio Gates or Tony Gonzalez. That said, th...
6 years, 3 months ago   |   Two TEs make one for Tide ( 1 )
SEC’s two best O-lines may reside in Alabama
Many questions, such as ones centering on the quarterback and the linebackers, among others, currently surround the Alabama Crimson Tide as football season nears. However, there is one Tide unit -- the offensive line -- that hasn't been subject to much questioning at...
6 years, 3 months ago   |   SEC’s two best O-lines may reside in Alabama ( 1 )
Saban wants to go inside-out with Bama LBs
Alabama’s linebacker problems because of suspensions and injuries, among other things, have been well-documented. Moreover, Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban has made inside linebacker Prince Hall’s indefinite suspension more definite. “Prince Hall has worked w...
6 years, 3 months ago   |   Saban wants to go inside-out with Bama LBs ( 0 )
A look back at Alabama’s ‘92 defense
It's nice to take a trip down memory lane every once in a while, and Alabama Crimson Tide fans undoubtedly remember fondly the team's 1992 national championship season. It was a season that saw one of the best defenses of all time pave the way for the Tide's glory. Th...
6 years, 3 months ago   |   A look back at Alabama’s ‘92 defense ( 1 )
McClain could make Tide forget LB issues
Last season as a freshman linebacker, Roland McClain started nine games for the Alabama Crimson Tide, totaling 75 total tackles (fourth on the team), five tackles for a loss and two interceptions. As a result of his terrific numbers, McClain -- a 6-foot-4, 254-pounde...
6 years, 3 months ago   |   McClain could make Tide forget LB issues ( 2 )
Bama leading the way for in-state recruiting
To recap, RealFootball365.com recently finished running down a list of the state of Alabama’s top 20 prospects who were still available. Not surprisingly, every one of them had the two biggest college football teams in the state -- the Alabama Crimson Tide and Auburn...
6 years, 4 months ago   |   Bama leading the way for in-state recruiting ( 1 )
More prospects looking at Tide, Tigers
The Crimson Tide managed to net 14 of the top 20 prospects from the state of Alabama in 2008. The Auburn Tigers, on the other hand, only convinced two of those same prospects to come to their school. It’s a good thing that Auburn recruits well out of state. Today...
6 years, 4 months ago   |   More prospects looking at Tide, Tigers ( 2 )
Auburn, Alabama vie for some of state’s best
In this day and age of college football, in-state recruiting is not necessarily the be-all, end-all. Still, it does hold some relevance. When it comes to the Auburn Tigers and Alabama Crimson Tide, in-state recruiting contests generally go to the latter, while the f...
6 years, 4 months ago   |   Auburn, Alabama vie for some of state’s best ( 0 )
Auburn vs. Alabama and the state’s top five
In 2008, the Crimson Tide won the state playoff recruiting race in a landslide over the arch-rival Auburn Tigers, collecting Alabama's five best prospects and seven of the top 10. Meanwhile, the Tigers didn’t land any of the state’s top 10. Of course, Auburn often...
6 years, 4 months ago   |   Auburn vs. Alabama and the state’s top five ( 1 )
Alabama’s Lawrence is one to watch
There are obviously a bevy of talented freshman coming to the Alabama Crimson Tide football team this season. After all, what happens when yours is the No. 1-rated recruiting class is that potentially excellent players join your program. One of those players coming to...
6 years, 4 months ago   |   Alabama’s Lawrence is one to watch ( 0 )
Bama has RB battle brewing
Alabama Crimson Tide junior tailback Glen Coffee rushed for 545 yards last season, which might seem underwhelming. That said, 132 of those yards came in Auburn's final two games of the 2007 season, contests against Auburn and Colorado. And that’s part of the reason...
6 years, 4 months ago   |   Bama has RB battle brewing ( 3 )