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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: O.J. Howard

    Alex Scarborough

    Today we turn our attention to a player who played plenty as a true freshman in 2013, but didn't break out in the way many thought was possible. TE O.J. Howard Sophomore 6-foot-6, 237 pounds Credentials: Decorated left tackle Cyrus Kouandjio ...

    Blog | March 07, 2014
  3. Pick 5: Alabama impact freshmen in 2014

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- As impressive as Alabama's 2014 recruiting class was, the fact remains that most of the Tide's 27 signees will not make significant contributions Year 1 in the program. It never fails. Landon Collins, a former No. 1 safety in his ...

    Blog | February 11, 2014
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Can Alabama be a top-5 team?

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Only Alabama could end one season with back-to-back losses and begin the next as a favorite to play for the national championship. But such is the empire that coach Nick Saban has built in Tuscaloosa: through recruiting, through c...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  7. Alabama gets a hard lesson in Big Easy

    Alex Scarborough

    Maybe the loss at Auburn was a warning shot. Or was it the narrow victory at Texas A&M? Possibly the lackluster performances against Colorado State and Mississippi State? Whenever the signs came that Alabama wasn't all it was cracked up to be,...

    Blog | January 03, 2014
  8. Planning for success: Alabama

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Don't sleep on Mississippi State. That's the message Nick Saban would like to deliver to his top-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide as it travels to face a dangerous Bulldogs team on the road in Starkville on Saturday night. "This ...

    Blog | November 14, 2013
  9. O.J. Howard leads TE growth at UA

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Like countless rookies before him, Alabama tight end O.J. Howard's start to the season was shaky. He dropped the first pass ever thrown to him and never saw the ball come his way again in the season opener against Virginia Tech. T...

    Blog | September 27, 2013
  10. Alabama's O-line answers its critics

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- There were no defensive statements or explanations necessary when Alabama coach Nick Saban and his players met with the media on Monday. This time, unlike the two weeks prior, everyone could avoid the touchy subject of the offensi...

    Blog | September 18, 2013
  11. 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
  12. Sizing up Alabama's impact freshmen

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- They all look the part: long, lean, athletic. It's easy to see why they arrived in on campus with four or five stars assigned to their names. On the practice field, Alabama's freshmen hardly look green. The country's No. 1-rank...

    Blog | August 26, 2013
  13. Video: BCS championship prediction

    Robert Smith predicts which teams will play in the BCS title game. Desmond Howard talks about whether Alabama is better than the previous two championship teams. Smith and Howard also make their predictions for Ohio State-Michigan....

    Blog | August 22, 2013
  14. Alabama Intel: Tide a work in progress

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Two-a-days are over and camp is nearly at a close for the University of Alabama. Well, technically speaking. Nick Saban isn't ready to stop teaching. "Now, even though the players are moving out of the dorm, camp doesn't rea...

    Blog | August 16, 2013
  15. 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
  16. Alabama Intel: Freshmen gaining notice

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- They haven't taken their first college class, but Alabama's freshmen have begun their education in Tuscaloosa. Fall camp, with all the difficulties and challenges it presents, is in full swing for the defending champion Crimson Ti...

    Blog | August 09, 2013