Alabama's defense was No. 1 last season even with a few flaws, a testament to Nick Saban and Kirby Smart's system. This spring, they'll try to improve it.
Alabama won the national title and its offense was a major reason why. Alex Scarborough hands out his grades.
Alabama plans to lean on its deep rotation of pass rushers when it faces Arkansas' potent passing attack Saturday -- regardless of who plays quarterback for the Razorbacks.
The time for kickoff is here, and a Week 1 matchup against Michigan will go a long way for Alabama to figure out what it will become in 2012.
The Tide have plenty of well-known names entering 2012, but there are a handful who have untapped potential.