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  1. Spring predictions: Kiffin provides a jolt

    Alex Scarborough

    Editor's note: This is Part I of a weeklong series predicting what changes are ahead for Alabama this spring. TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- It was a long and winding quote that really ended nowhere and didn't reveal much at all. Alabama coach Nick Saban was...

    Blog | March 10, 2014
  2. Tide players to watch: Chris Black

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- With the start of spring practice only a few weeks away, we're spending this week discussing five players to keep an eye on when Alabama opens camp on March 15. Because they're unpredictable, we'll avoid first-year players like...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  3. Tide's most impactful classes: No. 3

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Nick Saban has had no trouble recruiting at Alabama. The number of four- and five-star prospects he and his staff have signed since 2007 is nothing short of staggering. Many of them are already enjoying careers in the NFL. But ...

    Blog | February 26, 2014
  4. Room to improve: WR

    Alex Scarborough

    Editor's note: This is Part II in a weeklong series looking at Alabama's top five position groups with room to improve. TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- They never caught much flack, which is understandable. Considering the numbers AJ McCarron put up at quarte...

    Blog | February 18, 2014
  5. Alabama's best players of 2013: 1-10

    Alex Scarborough

    We at the SEC Blog have spent the last two weeks ranking the top 25 players in the conference, beginning with Missouri cornerback E.J. Gaines and wrapping up with Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel. There were a few Alabama players among the...

    Blog | January 31, 2014
  6. Tide to-do list: Find an anchor at CB

    Alex Scarborough

    Editor's note: This is Part II in a weeklong series looking at the five most pressing concerns Alabama faces this offseason. TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- There are a lot of things that make Alabama's defense work. Contrary to Nick Saban's public assertions...

    Blog | January 14, 2014
  7. What we learned: Week 13

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Here's a look at three lessons learned in Alabama's 49-0 win over Chattanooga on Saturday afternoon. Starting off slowly: There's something about the first quarter that Alabama's offense doesn't like. Even against inferior comp...

    Blog | November 24, 2013
  8. Week 4 helmet stickers

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- No. 1 Alabama had a rocky go of it but wound up getting the job done on Saturday night, beating Colorado State 31-6 in the Crimson Tide's home opener. During the course of the action, a few players stood out as worthy of a cove...

    Blog | September 22, 2013
  9. Saban tries to keep the focus on football

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- He'd like to talk about football. Period. Alabama coach Nick Saban doesn't care about hype or allegations or outside distractions. He simply doesn't want to hear it. If it were up to him, life would operate in a bubble that measur...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  10. Bye week comes at right time for Alabama

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Whether or not they'd like to admit it, the bye week comes at the perfect time for Alabama's players and coaching staff. After an underwhelming season opening win over Virginia Tech in which the offensive line was shaky, the runni...

    Blog | September 03, 2013
  11. Alabama 10: Week 1 power rankings

    Alex Scarborough

    ATLANTA -- The Alabama 10 power rankings are back, with a look at who stood out in the Crimson Tide's season-opening 35-10 victory over Virginia Tech on Saturday night in Atlanta. 1. Christion Jones: Alabama wasn't great against Virginia Tech, but...

    Blog | September 01, 2013
  12. Jones dazzles as Tide roll over the Hokies

    Alex Scarborough

    ATLANTA -- Alabama wide receiver Christion Jones is the kind of player that drives his coaches nuts. He's got all the tools to ruin a defense and dominate in the return game, yet there are times where he tries to do too much. One play he'll show the ...

    Blog | August 31, 2013
  13. The rundown: Alabama vs. Virginia Tech

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- It's so close you can taste it. The smell of barbecue is set to saturate the air in Atlanta as hoards of tailgaters prepare for Saturday's kickoff between No. 1 Alabama and historic ACC powerhouse Virginia Tech. To get you read...

    Blog | August 30, 2013
  14. Alabama season preview

    Alex Scarborough

    Today, we're looking at Alabama, which enters the 2013 season looking to make history with a third straight national championship. Coach: Nick Saban (154-55-1 overall, 63-13* at Alabama) 2012 record: 13-1 (7-1) Key losses: C Barrett Jones, L...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  15. McCarron, Saban have special bond

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Most players on Alabama's roster are like Anthony Steen. The veteran right guard isn't scared of his coach, necessarily, but he has a healthy fear of what happens when Nick Saban gets upset. When Saban calls you into his office an...

    Blog | August 18, 2013
  16. DePriest suspended, Cooper sidelined

    Alex Scarborough

    Alabama starting linebacker Trey DePriest has been suspended for violation of team rules, according to Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban, who stressed that the team's second-leading tackler from a season ago would be able to return to the field shortly i...

    Blog | August 13, 2013