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  1. Sims has come far to win Tide QB battle

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- You can see it in his body language; Blake Sims has settled down. His head isn't on a swivel any more. His eyes aren't feverishly bouncing from side to side. His feet have suddenly stopped dancing around inside the pocket. Everyth...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  2. Man emerges from Nick Sabans bathroom, surprises girlfriend with...

    Alex Scarborough

    What do you do when you want to propose to your girlfriend and make it really special? You hide inside Nick Saban's office and pop the question there, of course. That's what one man did, according to a report from Al.com. Back in May, D...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  3. Tide defense helped by a healthy Jackson

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Eddie Jackson would tell anyone who'd listen that he was coming back. It didn't matter that he tore up his knee late in spring practice. It didn't matter that the five-month, post-surgery timeline he laid out seemed wholly improba...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  4. Sims the clear leader in Tide QB race

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- You can keep calling it a competition if you want. But if you're going to continue referring to Alabama's quarterback battle, you must now admit that Blake Sims is well ahead of Jake Coker, maybe far enough out of reach to call...

    Blog | September 08, 2014
  5. Plays that changed the game: Tide QBs

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The game was never about the final score, which happened to be a perfectly lopsided 41-0 in favor of No. 2-ranked Alabama. It wasn't about the opponent, either. Florida Atlantic just happened to be there for the second phase of th...

    Blog | September 06, 2014
  6. Evaluating Kiffin-Saban after Week 1

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Forget for a second that you ever watched Kiffin Cam. For that matter, forget that you followed the saga of Lane Kiffin's hiring at Alabama all offseason. Forget all the talk about his pearly white visor, his new ideas and his col...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
  7. SEC slant: More RBs the better

    Alex Scarborough

    Gone are the days of Herschel Walker and Barry Sanders. We may never see another Eddie George or Ron Dayne pounding between the tackles for four quarters. Feature backs have gone the way of the dodo as more and more teams have moved toward multiple-b...

    Blog | September 04, 2014
  8. Forget Kiffin and QBs, Tide D needs work

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Lane Kiffin and the quarterbacks were what everyone wanted to see when Alabama took the field against West Virginia on Saturday. The Crimson Tide's new offensive coordinator would be calling plays from the sideline, mere feet away...

    Blog | September 02, 2014
  9. Alabama Crimson Tide loses starters Jarrick Williams, DeAndrew Wh...

    Alex Scarborough

    No. 2 Alabama loses two starters -- DB Jarrick Williams (foot) and WR DeAndrew White (shoulder) -- for significant time.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2014
  10. SEC lacks a front-runner after Week 1

    Alex Scarborough

    The Alabama Crimson Tide couldn't handle the hurry-up. Clint Trickett might as well have blown kisses to Nick Saban the way he paraded West Virginia's offense up and down the field. The Auburn Tigers struggled with the power running game. The same...

    Blog | September 01, 2014
  11. Saban names Sims starter against WVU

    Alex Scarborough

    Blake Sims will start at quarterback for Alabama when it kicks off the season against West Virginia, coach Nick Saban told ESPN's Tom Luginbill. Sims, a fifth-year senior, earned the start ahead of Jake Coker, a redshirt junior who transferred to ...

    Blog | August 30, 2014
  12. How to pull back the Crimson Tide of old

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Nick Saban opened fall camp with a lofty bit of rhetoric. Speaking with reporters for the first time since spring practice ended, he said how important it was for players to understand that, "The time is now." Everything they'd do...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  13. Trey DePriest won't play in opener

    Alex Scarborough

    Alabama will begin the season against West Virginia on Saturday without starting inside linebacker Trey DePriest due to an undisclosed NCAA infraction, coach Nick Saban announced. DePriest, a senior who has started 26 games the past two seasons, i...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  14. Alabama Crimson Tide linebacker Trey DePriest to sit out opener d...

    Alex Scarborough

    Alabama will begin the season against West Virginia on Saturday without starting inside linebacker Trey DePriest due to an undisclosed NCAA infraction, coach Nick Saban announced.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2014
  15. Landon Collins eager for the next chapter

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- It wasn't that long ago that a fresh-faced Landon Collins committed to Alabama in one of the strangest announcements ever recorded on national television. You know how it went: The five-star safety from Louisiana says, "Roll Ti...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  16. Saban not ready to name starting QB

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Alabama coach Nick Saban isn't ready to determine who his starting quarterback will be when the second-ranked Crimson Tide open their season against West Virginia on Saturday. In fact, he said he isn't in a position to say whether...

    Blog | August 25, 2014