AJ McCarron chose to stay in school rather than jump to the NFL. Then he watched as three QBs who one year before him made the same decision took a tumble on draft day.
Alabama walked the tightrope to the national championship and found solid footing on the sandy beaches of Miami. The Crimson Tide players can't expect that to happen again.
Alabama offensive guard Athony Steen pitched the equivalent of 14 consecutive perfect games: no penalties and no sacks all season. It wasn't enough to get him much recognition on a stellar offensive line, however.
With several starters NFL-bound, Alabama has plenty of players lined up to fill the holes.
With another efficient performance in a dominating win, Alabama QB AJ McCarron quietly inched his way deeper into the Heisman Trophy conversation.
Alabama coach Nick Saban calls Barrett Jones one of the best players he has ever coached
Challenge for Alabama and Michigan to meet expected hype in season opener