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  1. SEC morning links

    Alex Scarborough

    1. There's high praise and then there's being compared to an NFL Hall of Famer. Alabama wideout Amari Cooper found himself in that elite conversation Thursday when ESPN NFL draft expert Mel Kiper Jr. compared his work ethic to that of former San Fran...

    Blog | November 07, 2014
  2. 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
  3. Top 10 West draft prospects for 2015

    Alex Scarborough

    It's never too early to look ahead. The 2014 NFL draft is over. It's dead to us already. On to 2015. The SEC had the first pick (Jadeveon Clowney), the most intriguing pick (Johnny Manziel), the most talked-about pick (AJ McCarron) and the most...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  4. SEC lunchtime links

    Alex Scarborough

    Still hung over from the NFL draft? Same here. I'm still trying to figure out why so many of the SEC's quarterbacks fell, though apparently we've gotten some answers regarding AJ McCarron. Former Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron responded to the s...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  5. Nick Saban hosts Peyton Manning of Denver Broncos for visit of 'm...

    Alex Scarborough

    Nick Saban hosted Peyton Manning and Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase last week for two days during a visit the Alabama Crimson Tide coach called "mutually beneficial."

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2014
  6. Kouandjio, Saban dispel injury concerns

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Cyrus Kouandjio's stock took a significant slide at the NFL combine in Indianapolis last month. The former Alabama offensive tackle didn't perform as well as he would have liked, and then, to make matters worse, he received a dist...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  7. AJ McCarron says he's best quarterback in NFL draft

    Alex Scarborough

    AJ McCarron isn't selling himself short.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2014
  8. Tide's most impactful classes: No. 3

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Nick Saban has had no trouble recruiting at Alabama. The number of four- and five-star prospects he and his staff have signed since 2007 is nothing short of staggering. Many of them are already enjoying careers in the NFL. But ...

    Blog | February 26, 2014
  9. SEC lunchtime links

    Alex Scarborough

    Forty-yard dash times and bench-press figures. Measuring height and weight down to the seventh of an inch. It's the annual meat-market bonanza known as the NFL combine and it came to you fast and furious throughout the weekend. When you're done scrol...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  10. Saban laments early NFL draft entries

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Nick Saban likes to refer to the NFL draft as a "business decision." Of course he'd love it if his most talented players finished out their eligibility at Alabama, but the promise of long-term financial security is enough to sway ...

    Blog | January 24, 2014
  11. SEC's lunch links

    Alex Scarborough

    We're now officially less than two weeks away from signing day. Where does your team stand? Check out ESPN's Recruiting Nation page and find out. What made the transition from Alabama to the NFL easy for D.J. Fluker? To start off with, the NFL Al...

    Blog | January 23, 2014
  12. Sunseri move curious, concerning for Tide

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Alabama safety Vinnie Sunseri isn't without good advice to rely upon. His father, Sal, has been an assistant coach in the NFL and in college for nearly three decades. His brother, Tino, was a quarterback at Pittsburgh before jo...

    Blog | January 20, 2014
  13. SEC lunchtime links

    Alex Scarborough

    After this weekend, all the underclassmen who wanted to go to the NFL are officially gone. Now begins the hectic final push in the recruiting season. Nick Saban did the electric slide, Lane Kiffin sang karaoke and that's just the nonsense going on at...

    Blog | January 20, 2014
  14. Losing underclassmen nothing new for Tide

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- It happens every year now, so don't act surprised. If you're an Alabama fan, deal with it. If you're not, don't weep for the Crimson Tide, either. Coach Nick Saban has lost multiple underclassmen to the NFL before, so Thursday's n...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  15. 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
  16. Alabama tackle Cyrus Kouandjio took a long route from Cameroon to...

    Alex Scarborough

    Cyrus Kouandjio, surefire NFL pick, born in Cameroon, originally committed to Auburn but now starts alongside brother for Crimson Tide

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2013