Alabama's defense was No. 1 last season even with a few flaws, a testament to Nick Saban and Kirby Smart's system. This spring, they'll try to improve it.
Alabama won the national title and its offense was a major reason why. Alex Scarborough hands out his grades.
Alabama nose tackle Jesse Williams embodied the Tide's perseverance in winning the SEC Championship game against Georgia, as he fought through an injury to impact the victory.
No. 1 Alabama goes into unfamiliar territory Saturday, as it travels to Columbia, Mo., for its first SEC matchup with the Missouri Tigers.
With Alabama in its bye week, TideNation grades out the performance of the Crimson Tide defense during the first five weeks.
Many top-rated high school prospects have had to take a detour to the juco ranks before playing Division I ball. That's been the case for several Alabama standouts, whose success has been shaped by going down the more difficult path.
Alabama's top-tier recruiting classes of late are giving the Crimson Tide some much-needed depth in its title-defense season.
The Crimson Tide defense continued its dominant ways on Saturday, and Florida Atlantic was the team that took the brunt of it
The Crimson Tide scored 52 points against Arkansas, but the defense stole the show by shutting out the Razorbacks
Alabama plans to lean on its deep rotation of pass rushers when it faces Arkansas' potent passing attack Saturday -- regardless of who plays quarterback for the Razorbacks.
The time for kickoff is here, and a Week 1 matchup against Michigan will go a long way for Alabama to figure out what it will become in 2012.
Jesse Williams is Alabama's strongest player, which makes him a perfect hit at nose tackle
There has been plenty of news since Alabama won the BCS national title. The Tide report for camp on Thursday to defend their championship.
The Crimson Tide dominated opponents with their defensive line power in 2011 and are rebuilding