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  1. Nick Saban and Gus Malzahn are two sides of same coin

    Alex Scarborough

    It would be easy to portray Gus Malzahn and Nick Saban as two completely different coaches. Different philosophies. Different dispositions. Different sides of one of the most intense rivalries in all of sports. But while you could cast them as opp...

    Blog | November 25, 2014
  2. At first glance: SEC Week 14

    Alex Scarborough

    It all comes down to this. The regular season ends this week, and it's poised to close with a flourish as both the Iron Bowl and Egg Bowl have SEC and national implications. Let's take a quick look at some of this week's top storylines in the S...

    Blog | November 24, 2014
  3. Alabama can improve, create momentum against Western Carolina

    Alex Scarborough

    It's not about being ranked No. 1. It's not about playing a cupcake FCS team in Western Carolina. For Alabama, this Saturday can mean one of two things, said coach Nick Saban. Do you want to take advantage of the opportunity you have created...

    Blog | November 21, 2014
  4. SEC slant: Alabama's problem letting off the gas

    Alex Scarborough

    Every team has its flaws. It's just that kind of season where no one in the top four is perfect. Florida State, the only undefeated Power 5 team left, is ranked third because there's so much about the Seminoles that's concerning. Which, in a roundabo...

    Blog | November 20, 2014
  5. Mississippi State eyes playoff, another shot at Alabama

    Alex Scarborough

    STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Their confidence never wavered. Dak Prescott, Josh Robinson and the rest of the Mississippi State Bulldogs weren't defeated, even in defeat. They walked off the field in Bryant-Denny Stadium last Saturday in pain. The dream...

    Blog | November 20, 2014
  6. Unlikely cast key to Tide's defensive success

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Before the season started, we knew Alabama's defense would be good. There was simply too much talent and a coaching staff too well credentialed for it not to be. Landon Collins would be an impact player at safety, Trey DePriest...

    Blog | November 19, 2014
  7. Alabama completes its return to top of SEC

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Go back six weeks to the first Sunday in October. Back when the AP poll had Alabama, Auburn, Mississippi State, Ole Miss and Texas A&M in its top 15. Back when all five SEC West teams were undefeated and in position to make the Co...

    Blog | November 17, 2014
  8. Mississippi State's dream season undone by its own doing

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Mississippi State hung around. For 60 minutes, the Bulldogs did everything they could to stay in the game against Alabama. It wasn't until the clock finally struck zeroes that the dream season ended. The undefeated record was w...

    Blog | November 16, 2014
  9. Mississippi State vs. Alabama primer

    Alex Scarborough

    Ready for another de facto postseason play-in game? Of course you are. It seems like they happen every week in the SEC, after all. This Saturday we get a matchup of No. 1 Mississippi State and No. 5 Alabama. The winner, as you'll read later in ...

    Blog | November 14, 2014
  10. SEC viewer's guide: Week 12

    Alex Scarborough

    It's now or never for many teams in the SEC. After Saturday, only two weeks of the regular season remain. Want to reach Atlanta and play in the conference championship? This is the time to prove it. Noon South Carolina at Florida, SEC Net...

    Blog | November 14, 2014
  11. Mississippi State can break through against Alabama

    Alex Scarborough

    Way back in April, Dan Mullen told me about how his program was different. His Mississippi State Bulldogs were, he said, not like the Alabamas and Floridas of the world. "We're a developmental program," he explained. Other schools could replace Al...

    Blog | November 13, 2014
  12. Mississippi State, Dak Prescott fit mold of what gives Alabama tr...

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- It doesn't take a genius to look at Alabama's losses the last few seasons and pick up on a common thread. Every time, without fail, you'll find an athletic quarterback running some version of a read-option. Though each signa...

    Blog | November 12, 2014
  13. Alabama turns the page to Mississippi State, albeit with some lin...

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- "Everybody was knocked out," Blake Sims recalled. More than 60 minutes of bone-crushing football will do that to you. The emotional highs and lows of a come-from-behind victory on the road will have that effect, too. Alabama...

    Blog | November 11, 2014
  14. Nick Saban says Alabama Crimson Tide's running backs not only one...

    Alex Scarborough

    Nick Saban has noticed Alabama's drop in production running the football this season, but he isn't laying all the blame at his running backs' feet.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2014
  15. Mississippi State QB Dak Prescott could regain Heisman lead again...

    Alex Scarborough

    For three weeks, Dak Prescott put on a clinic. On the biggest stages, he flourished. In back-to-back-to-back games against top-10 opponents, he not only lifted Mississippi State to its first-ever No. 1 ranking, he became a star in the process. ...

    Blog | November 11, 2014
  16. At first glance: Week 12

    Alex Scarborough

    Deep breaths, everyone. The college football season is far from over. Last Saturday's melee was only a prelude to another weekend of important matchups with far reaching implications. To get you ready, here's a rundown of what we have to look f...

    Blog | November 10, 2014