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  1. Four-star LB Holcombe flips to Alabama

    Greg Ostendorf

    For Keith Holcombe (Tuscaloosa, Ala./Hillcrest), it had always been a dream to play for the University of Alabama. He grew up just minutes from campus. His father played for legendary head coach Paul "Bear" Bryant back in his day. He has been a Crims...

    Blog | July 30, 2013
  2. Safety help starts with Hampton, Jones

    Greg Ostendorf

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- When ESPN 300 safeties C.J. Hampton (Meridian, Miss./Meridian) and Laurence 'Hootie' Jones (Monroe, La./Neville) competed at Alabama's camp last month, it was no accident that the two were placed on the same 7-on-7 team or that th...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  3. Baylor commit visits the national champs

    Greg Ostendorf

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Back home his friends call him Young Julio, so it only makes sense that ESPN 300 athlete Davion Hall (Texarkana, Ark./Liberty-Eylau) would consider the University of Alabama, home of the original Julio, Julio Jones. Hall, a Bay...

    Blog | July 19, 2013
  4. Camp wrap: 2015 RB runs a 4.23 at Bama

    Greg Ostendorf

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The Alabama coaching staff didn't know the name Joshuwa Holloman (Auburn Hills, Mich./Avondale) before camp this week. He was a 5-foot-10, 187-pound running from Michigan with no scholarship offers to this point. But that chang...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  5. Tide offer 2015 Hawaiian DE after camp

    Greg Ostendorf

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Alabama's camp featured recruits from all over the country, but it's safe to say that ESPN Junior 300 defensive end Breiden Fehoko (Honolulu/Farrington) traveled the longest distance. The Hawaiian star arrived on campus Saturday a...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  6. Question of the week: Bryant or Saban?

    Alex Scarborough

    Editor's note: Each week the TideNation staff will address an issue surrounding the Alabama football program. It's draft week on the website, so we themed today's question along those lines: If you were forced to choose, would you take Paul "Bear" Br...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  7. It's draft week at TideNation

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- When combing through the best players in Alabama history, it's become a matter of separating eras: the early Wallace Wade and Frank Thomas era that put the Crimson Tide on the map, the Paul "Bear" Bryant era that produced a whoppi...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  8. Bayou QB receives most impressive offer

    Greg Ostendorf

    Recruiting has steadily picked up for four-star quarterback Brandon Harris (Bossier City, La./Parkway), and that trend continued Monday. Harris received an offer from Alabama, the defending national champion -- more specifically, from UA coach Nic...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  9. A-Day flubs, flaws dismay Saban

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- There is something unsettling about seeing Alabama coach Nick Saban wear a suit onto the football field. He's no Paul "Bear" Bryant. He doesn't roam the sidelines in a coat and tie. He wears a hat only when it rains. He's a coach ...

    Blog | April 20, 2013
  10. Alabama Crimson Tide athletic director Mal Moore left unmatched l...

    Alex Scarborough

    Mal Moore wanted to be a star player at Alabama, then the Crimson Tide's head coach. He wasn't either, but his legacy as athletic director might have made even more of an impact on his beloved school.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2013
  11. Sophomore DB commits to Alabama

    Greg Ostendorf

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- On Saturday, the University of Alabama hosted a junior day, but the Crimson Tide's lone commitment came from a sophomore defensive back. Alabama was the first school to offer 2015 star Deionte Thompson (Orange, Texas/West Orang...

    Blog | February 23, 2013
  12. Napier to replace Groh as WRs coach

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The coaching carousel at the University of Alabama kept on spinning Thursday afternoon when it became clear that wide receivers coach and recruiting coordinator Mike Groh would be leaving to join the Chicago Bears, according to mu...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  13. Alabama Crimson Tide athletic director Mal Moore enjoying success...

    Alex Scarborough

    Alabama AD Mal Moore marvels at Nick Saban's ability to evaluate and coach players, and Moore has made Saban the highest-paid college coach in the nation.

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2012
  14. Would Tide reign if fire rains down today?

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Take a moment to look away from the fire raining down outside your windows. Try to focus over the howling of your pets. Turn off the utter meltdown on the 24-hour-news networks and enjoy the final moments of the apocalypse. The...

    Blog | December 21, 2012
  15. Nick Saban reflects on Alabama Crimson Tide Notre Dame Fighting I...

    Alex Scarborough

    As the Crimson Tide coach and a Catholic, Nick Saban is well-versed when it comes to the tradition of success at Alabama and Notre Dame.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2012
  16. Five for '14: Quarterbacks

    Greg Ostendorf

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Quarterback is a difficult position to recruit. If you miss on a kid, it could set you back for years to come. You normally only get once chance with each class. That's why the University of Alabama is so selective when taking ...

    Blog | November 28, 2012