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  1. 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
  2. Cooper eager to build on freshman success

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Amari Cooper is nonchalant about most things. Still just a fresh-faced sophomore, it's hard to tell whether the enormity of his young career, the one that took off like a rocket last season and ended with consensus All-American ho...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  3. Baylor commit visits the national champs

    Greg Ostendorf

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Back home his friends call him Young Julio, so it only makes sense that ESPN 300 athlete Davion Hall (Texarkana, Ark./Liberty-Eylau) would consider the University of Alabama, home of the original Julio, Julio Jones. Hall, a Bay...

    Blog | July 19, 2013
  4. Ranking best games in Bama-LSU rivalry

    TideNation and GeauxTigerNation

    The Alabama-LSU rivalry began heating up the minute Nick Saban left the Miami Dolphins in an attempt to resurrect a sleeping giant in Tuscaloosa, and it hasn't slowed down since. Alabama has flourished into a dynasty with three rings and counting, wh...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  5. The stars of the Alabama-LSU rivalry

    TideNation and GeauxTigerNation

    There have been dozens of All-Americans and first-round picks to come out Alabama and LSU in recent years, talented guys like Courtney Upshaw, Barkevious Mingo, Trent Richardson and Tyrann Mathieu. All told, there have been more than 30 NFL draft pic...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  6. So. Alabama pipeline feeds college football

    Alex Scarborough

    MOBILE, Ala. -- Nearly in the middle of the Florida and Mississippi borders is Mobile, Ala., a port city whose founding can be traced back to French settlers in the early 1700s. Its roots, in other words, run deep. As does the richness of its soil, b...

    Blog | June 11, 2013
  7. Saban's top recruiting victories at Bama

    Greg Ostendorf

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Nick Saban certainly has had his share of talented players during his tenure at Alabama, and although player development is critical to success, it all starts on the recruiting trail. Saban, considered by many to be the best re...

    Blog | March 05, 2013
  8. Alabama Class of 2009 review

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- As it turned out, 2008 was just the beginning. Alabama's 2009 signing class was one step ahead for Nick Saban and the coaching staff as it finished No. 2 in the country, highlighted by the likes of Dre Kirkpatrick, Trent Richardso...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  9. Tide's haul started at Saban's hiring

    Greg Ostendorf

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- For Nick Saban, his success started on the recruiting trail, not the football field. In his first season, the University of Alabama head football coach went 6-6 and guided the Crimson Tide to a berth in the Independence Bowl, t...

    Blog | November 21, 2012
  10. Robert Lester takes ownership of Alabama Crimson Tide secondary

    Alex Scarborough

    Since playing high school football with and against Julio Jones, Alabama safety Robert Lester has dedicated himself to standing out as the very best he can be. It just took everyone else a little longer to notice.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2012
  11. Countdown to kickoff: 8

    Alex Scarborough

    From now until kickoff in Arlington, Texas, we'll be counting down the days before Alabama and Michigan get the season started. Today, we move to No. 8 and what it means to UA football. See all the previous editions here. From the day Julio Jones ...

    Blog | August 24, 2012
  12. Countdown to kickoff: 9

    Alex Scarborough

    From now until kickoff in Arlington, Texas, we'll be counting down the days before Alabama and Michigan get the season started. Today, we move to No. 9 and what it means to UA football. See all the previous editions here. Not since Julio Jones has...

    Blog | August 23, 2012
  13. Alabama Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban wants more big plays

    Alex Scarborough

    Alabama's offense has been labeled vanilla, but the Crimson Tide might be able to air it out more in 2012.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2012
  14. Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban dominates recruiting w...

    Alex Scarborough

    Alabama has landed more five-star recruits in the last four years than any team in the nation.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2012
  15. 2014 WR draws comparison to Julio Jones

    Greg Ostendorf

    HOOVER, Ala. -- At first glance, it looked like Julio Jones circa 2008 was competing at the National Select 7-on-7 tournament in Hoover on Friday. The guy in the No. 8 jersey for Foley High School was split wide and making catches all over the field....

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  16. Countdown to kickoff: 78

    Alex Scarborough

    From now until kickoff in Arlington, Texas, we'll be counting down from 100 to 1 until Alabama and Michigan get the season started. Today, we move to No. 78 and what it means to UA football. From the minute Julio Jones glided onto the University o...

    Blog | June 15, 2012