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  1. 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
  2. Alabama lets loose on Texas A&M

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Let your horses run. Let them jump and dance and dominate. Nick Saban wanted that. He wanted his guys loose. Forget being anxious, he said, and just play football. Have fun. Be fast. Recalling the story of Secretariat he hoped ...

    Blog | October 18, 2014
  3. SEC slant: More RBs the better

    Alex Scarborough

    Gone are the days of Herschel Walker and Barry Sanders. We may never see another Eddie George or Ron Dayne pounding between the tackles for four quarters. Feature backs have gone the way of the dodo as more and more teams have moved toward multiple-b...

    Blog | September 04, 2014
  4. Can Tide, Tigers rediscover 2011 formula?

    Alex Scarborough

    You shouldn't have much trouble remembering the year 2011. It wasn't that long ago. There was an NBA work stoppage, the NFL threatened a lockout and the Jerry Sandusky scandal at Penn State rocked the college football world. Jack Kevorkian passed awa...

    Blog | September 03, 2014
  5. Tide offense has mismatches everywhere

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Best of luck to the defensive coordinators tasked with devising game plans for Alabama this season. Sure, there's no more AJ McCarron to deal with under center. That has to be a relief. But there's more to the offense than the qua...

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  6. Derrick Henry taking hype in stride

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- His dreadlocks were a little longer. They were brighter, too, turned yellow at the tail end of each strand, presumably by bleach. But beyond that, there wasn't much different about Derrick Henry when he met with the media on Thurs...

    Blog | August 15, 2014
  7. Tide suspends 3, also without 2 signees

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Alabama wasn't missing just three players to start fall camp on Friday. In addition to announcing the suspensions of Brandon Ivory, Jarran Reed and Tim Williams, coach Nick Saban updated the status of two highly coveted signees...

    Blog | August 01, 2014
  8. SEC dominated offseason headlines

    Alex Scarborough

    Fall camp is upon us with Mississippi State kicking things off Thursday and Auburn and Alabama getting underway Friday. That means, of course, that the offseason is officially over. It's been fun and depressing and mesmerizing all at once. Let'...

    Blog | August 01, 2014
  9. Most important game: Alabama

    Alex Scarborough

    We continue our "Most important game" series, which looks at the most important game for each SEC team in 2014. These are the games that will have the biggest impact on the league race or hold a special meaning for one of the teams involved. Today...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  10. Second-year stars: Alabama

    Alex Scarborough

    In 2013, the freshmen of the SEC were truly fabulous. Hunter Henry and Alex Collins were impact players at Arkansas. Laquon Treadwell and Robert Nkemdiche were spectacular for Ole Miss. And who can forget the play of Vernon Hargreaves, Chris Jones...

    Blog | June 02, 2014
  11. Alabama spring wrap

    Alex Scarborough

    Three things we learned in the spring about the Alabama Crimson Tide: 1. No leader at QB: Blake Sims was said to have made strides as a passer, but he took a serious step back at A-Day, throwing two interceptions. Cooper Bateman, the clear No. 2, ...

    Blog | April 30, 2014
  12. Yeldon still Bama's top running back

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Four touchdowns versus 14. Three hundred and eighty-two yards versus 1,235. Thirty-five carries versus 207. Two 100-yard games versus six. If it weren't Derrick Henry, we wouldn't be making the comparison. His freshman...

    Blog | April 23, 2014
  13. Henry building on Sugar Bowl breakout

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- "Man, your boy looked good in the Sugar Bowl," they tell Bobby Ramsay. Ramsay has heard that phrase, he said, about 150 times since January. He's heard it from fans around town in Yulee, Fla. He's heard it from fellow high scho...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  14. Opening spring camp: Alabama

    Alex Scarborough

    Schedule: The Crimson Tide will open spring practice on Saturday in Tuscaloosa, Ala. All practices are closed and only the A-Day scrimmage at 2 p.m. ET on April 19 will be open to the public. What's new: The coaching staff has gone under some seri...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  15. Tide can start fresh without Nussmeier

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Doug Nussmeier brought unprecedented success to the Alabama offense in his two years as coordinator in Tuscaloosa. The Crimson Tide averaged more than 38 points per contest and succeeded in opened up the passing game to include mo...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  16. Viewer's guide to Alabama Crimson Tide A-Day spring game

    Alex Scarborough

    Nick Saban hopes to get a clear view of his Crimson Tide and how they replace another crop of high NFL draft picks. Saturday's spring game is a good place to start.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2013