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  1. 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
  2. SEC lunchtime links

    Alex Scarborough

    What's a world without mock drafts? An odd one, I suppose, as baseball and playoff basketball takes center stage. But as our good buddy at the SEC offices Chuck Dunlap pointed out on Monday: "Eight weeks from today SEC Football Media Days begin." ...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  3. Nick Saban of Alabama Crimson Tide says college players deserve s...

    Alex Scarborough

    Nick Saban believes that players deserve a seat at the table when determining the future of college football.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2014
  4. Spring predictions: DePriest steps up game

    Alex Scarborough

    Editor's note: This is Part IV in a weeklong series predicting what changes are ahead for Alabama this spring. TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- If you've watched Alabama football these past few years, then you know what Trey DePriest looks like in uniform. The...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  5. Tide's most impactful signing classes: No. 1

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The recruiting classes have all been spectacular since Nick Saban took over at Alabama in 2007. Simply put, there hasn't been a better program in college football at gathering, signing and developing blue-chip recruits over the pa...

    Blog | February 28, 2014
  6. Tide's most impactful classes: No. 2

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- When Nick Saban was introduced as the head football coach at Alabama on Jan. 4, 2007, he mentioned recruiting some 10 times. Building the program from the ground up, Saban told reporters at the news conference that, "First of all,...

    Blog | February 27, 2014
  7. Tide 2014 O-line class could be special

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Alabama coach Nick Saban had plenty to be proud about with the signing class he assembled last Wednesday. It was talented, deep and met every need the Crimson Tide had heading into the 2014 season. It was, according to ESPN and ev...

    Blog | February 12, 2014
  8. Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, Cyrus Kouandjio of Alabama Crimson Tide going ...

    Alex Scarborough

    Ha Ha Clinton-Dix and Cyrus Kouandjio of Alabama set to enter NFL draft.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2014
  9. Manziel leaves as a winner

    Alex Scarborough

    ATLANTA -- They lined up inside the bowels of the Georgia Dome hoping to catch one final glimpse of Johnny Football. One boy wore his No. 2 Texas A&M jersey, shifting nervously from one foot to another as he waited impatiently for his hero's arrival....

    Blog | January 01, 2014
  10. SEC Week 2: Did you know?

    Alex Scarborough

    We're in the swing of things now. With Week 1 in the books, it's time to take a look at some notes from the SEC and ESPN Stats & Info to get you prepared for the second full week of college football: A total of 10 players from the SEC rushed ...

    Blog | September 06, 2013
  11. 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
  12. Alabama Crimson Tide, SEC dominate Senior Bowl watch list

    Alex Scarborough

    The Senior Bowl announced its 2014 Watch List on Tuesday, selecting 72 players from the SEC, nearly 20 percent of the entire list. The next closest was the ACC with 48 selections, followed by the Big Ten (46) and the Pac-12 (38).

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2013
  13. James Franklin tabbed to start for Missouri

    Alex Scarborough

    Gary Pinkel felt fine letting a quarterback competition go on through spring and early fall camp, but when mid-August arrived and the start of the season was only a few weeks away, Missouri's head coach knew it was time to call the race and name Jame...

    Blog | August 16, 2013
  14. Deciphering Saban: How good is Alabama?

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- It should have happened by now. Ten days into the start of fall camp, we should have seen Nick Saban get upset, express disappointment or simply flair his nostrils at the podium. Something he's said should have sent the red flag u...

    Blog | August 13, 2013
  15. Saban's 'Process' goes beyond the game

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Trevor Moawad left his office on Tuesday afternoon and boarded a cross-country flight that would take him from the arid deserts of Phoenix to the soggy hills of the southeast where he'd visit the University of Alabama and its defe...

    Blog | July 29, 2013
  16. Evolving SEC West a challenge for Tide

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- SEC Media Days was a lot of talk and not a lot of action. That's the way it always is. But in the midst of all the hot air circulating through the Wnyfrey Hotel in Hoover, Ala., last week, there was a sense of momentum, a feel for...

    Blog | July 26, 2013