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  1. John Smith makes a name for himself

    Erik McKinney

    As an assistant coach and head coach at Long Beach (Calif.) Poly, Raul Lara has seen more than his share of talented football players. Willie McGinest, DeSean Jackson, Marcedes Lewis, Winston Justice, Jurrell Casey, Manuel Wright, Darnell Bing, Samie...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  2. Tide looks to build offensive consistency

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Sabanisms are a dime a dozen. Now in his fifth decade coaching football, Alabama head coach Nick Saban has plenty of phrases he'll call on like "positive energy" and "mental discipline." But the expression he's used most often thi...

    Blog | October 02, 2013
  3. A different kind of win for Alabama

    Alex Scarborough

    Nick Saban smiled. And that was the first clue that there was something different about this game. Alabama's enigmatic, hypercritical head coach nodded and smiled and even laughed on camera Saturday afternoon. If you were one of the few college fo...

    Blog | September 16, 2013
  4. Drake noticeably absent from depth chart

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Nick Saban didn't like the idea of doing it, but he did his duties and released a depth chart. "If I were you, I wouldn't make to much of the depth chart we released," Alabama's head coach warned during Monday's news conference...

    Blog | August 26, 2013
  5. Tide depth at running back growing

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Nick Saban is no stranger to managing a crowded backfield. Since he took over as head coach at Alabama in 2007, he's featured two lead tailbacks and a supporting cast of one or more every season. Mark Ingram, Trent Richardson and ...

    Blog | August 14, 2013
  6. 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
  7. Alabama Future Power Rankings

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- If you're an Alabama fan still basking in the glory of consecutive BCS National Championships, take a second to forget the here and now. You should be well acquainted with that line of thinking, thanks to UA head coach Nick Saban ...

    Blog | June 18, 2013
  8. Top 10 recruits from Mobile since 2007

    Greg Ostendorf

    Recruiting Nation looks back at the top 10 recruits from the Mobile, Ala., area since Nick Saban took over as head coach at the University of Alabama in 2007. (List is alphabetical.) S Mark Barron St. Paul's Episcopal School: 2008 College: Alaba...

    Blog | June 11, 2013
  9. Bama extends offer to 2015 TE at camp

    Greg Ostendorf

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- It's easy to be awestruck when sitting down with Nick Saban, arguably the top coach in college football. But when the Alabama head coach offers you a scholarship, it should be a moment you remember, not one you forget. That was...

    Blog | June 03, 2013
  10. Louisiana DT jumps on Alabama offer

    Kipp Adams

    Defensive tackle O.J. Smith (Bossier City, La./Airline) wasted little time in accepting an offer from Alabama, knowing a chance to play for the back-to-back national champions does not come very often. "I committed to Alabama head coach Nick Saban...

    Blog | May 24, 2013
  11. 2015's Brown too good for Bama to wait

    Greg Ostendorf

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Nick Saban doesn't like taking early commitments, especially now with the run Alabama has been on recently, but when the right player comes along, the Crimson Tide head coach will make an exception. Over the weekend, 2015 defen...

    Blog | April 09, 2013
  12. 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
  13. 2014 WR earns Tide offer during visit

    Greg Ostendorf

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Junior wide receiver Jesse Jackson (Petal, Miss./Petal) visited the University of Alabama over the weekend, but he didn't think he would have the opportunity to sit down and talk with head coach Nick Saban. Not only did Jackson...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  14. West Coast OL receives Alabama offer

    Greg Ostendorf

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Junior offensive guard Damien Mama (Bellflower, Calif./St. John Bosco) was in the middle of speed training when his head coach informed him that Alabama had called and wanted him to call back. That got the 6-foot-5, 340-pound pros...

    Blog | March 05, 2013
  15. 2014 Ohio State commit adds Tide offer

    Greg Ostendorf

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- University of Alabama head coach Nick Saban went back to the area where he first started coaching to offer a trio of 2014 prospects on Wednesday. The group from Cleveland (Ohio) Glenville High School included Ohio State commitm...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  16. Mid-atlantic DE 'amazed' by Bama offer

    Greg Ostendorf

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The plan was for 2014 defensive end Jesse Aniebonam (Olney, Md./Good Counsel) to visit the University of Alabama in the summer, work out in front of head coach Nick Saban, and hopefully do enough to earn a scholarship offer from t...

    Blog | February 20, 2013