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  1. The case for and against Alabama in 2015

    Alex Scarborough

    Talent isn't the question. For Alabama, it never is. But the number of concerns coach Nick Saban and his staff face this offseason are aplenty. On both sides of the ball, there are major reconstructions to take place. And philosophically, it feels...

    Blog | January 13, 2015
  2. Alabama QB battle will play itself out

    Alex Scarborough

    Alabama's 2015 season begins in 239 days. That's an awfully long time to sit and wait and wonder. And like every offseason, we will eventually slip into a state of surefire prognosis, where predictions morph into reality and what we think we know ...

    Blog | January 08, 2015
  3. SEC slips in bowls but shouldn't slide far

    Alex Scarborough

    Now is not the time for excuses. Don't tell me about a lack of motivation. Don't tell me about key injuries. Whatever you do, don't try to tell me about luck. Last week, the SEC was exposed. The West, in particular, failed. Miserably. Undeniabl...

    Blog | January 05, 2015
  4. Nick Saban keeps all options open at QB

    Alex Scarborough

    In a way, this seems to be about taking the pressure off of Jacob Coker. To give into the public narrative and anoint him Alabama's next starting quarterback this early would go against Nick Saban's instincts. He'd be putting the weight of the world ...

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  5. How'd we do? Tide prediction rewind

    Alex Scarborough

    Not every prediction we made about Alabama heading into the spring panned out, but we got awfully close. Let's take a look back: Prediction No. 1: Kiffin provides a jolt This one appears to be a work in progress as A-Day was not the most impres...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  6. Coker in good position after A-Day woes

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- It made sense for Nick Saban to begin his post A-Day spring game news conference with a caveat. After what everyone had seen that Saturday afternoon, a reasoned voice was needed, and Saban stepped to the podium to deliver his own ...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  7. Sims a winner in Bama's first scrimmage

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Score scrimmage No. 1 in favor of Blake Sims. Yes, he's something of a work in progress at quarterback. And, yes, it's fair to say that his skill set doesn't quite fit what Alabama and coach Nick Saban typically do on offense. ...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  8. Spring predictions: Ranking Alabama QBs

    Alex Scarborough

    Editor's note: This is final part in a weeklong series predicting what changes are ahead for Alabama this spring. TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- There's a lot that stands to happen during spring practice at Alabama, but naming a starting quarterback isn't o...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  9. 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
  10. Saban hoping for quiet QB competition

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Nick Saban has hosted enough quarterback competitions to know how this oncoming saga will play out. From now until the moment he names a starter under center, the entire state of Alabama will be in a panic over who will become AJ ...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  11. 5 burning questions: Replacing QBs

    Alex Scarborough

    Over the span of their careers they threw for 48,824 passing yards. There were a total 403 touchdown passes among them, and they won 184 games in which they appeared, including 11 bowls and two national championships. They were, arguably, the most ta...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  12. Room to improve: QB

    Alex Scarborough

    Editor's note: This is Part V in a weeklong series looking at Alabama's top five position groups with room to improve. TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- It's the most obvious position with room for improvement at Alabama: Quarterback. With AJ McCarron gone and ...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  13. Comparison's sake: UA signees (offense)

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The paperwork is on all of Alabama's 2014 recruiting class. And now that it's official, it's time to start the process of analyzing who each prospect reminds us of. Potential is a dangerous thing, so keep in mind that these com...

    Blog | February 14, 2014
  14. Saban relishes the journey to signing day

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Nick Saban isn't a particularly joyous man in front of a microphone. Speaking with the media is more an obligation he suffers through for the greater good. He doesn't enjoy previewing games; he's too worried about the process of p...

    Blog | February 05, 2014
  15. Spring won't be the Jacob Coker show

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Because he's a signed prospect, Nick Saban will have to address the addition of Jacob Coker during spring practice. He'll have to, at some point, answer questions about the quarterback transferring from Florida State, the stro...

    Blog | January 28, 2014
  16. Luke Del Rio of Alabama Crimson Tide to transfer

    Alex Scarborough

    The list of candidates to replace AJ McCarron as Alabama quarterback became shorter after freshman Luke Del Rio took to Twitter to announce his intention to leave the program.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2014