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.
Nick Saban might not like it. Recruits can be on the short or benefit from it. Make no mistakes the commitment flipping game is here to stay and both sides are learning to play.
Alabama used its offensive line to plow its way through Georgia on the road to the BCS title game. Now, the Tide know they face another battle with the Irish.
Alabama's strength this season has been the run game, but when the Crimson Tide needed a late touchdown from short distance, they went with the pass instead. It didn't work.
Travis Haney stops by the TideNation Roundtable this week to discu ss the upcoming game with Texas A&M plus possible challengers to the No. 1 Crimson Tide.
If Alabama makes it to the national title game, it will be the final drive on Saturday night that people remember.
It's the Game of the Century, again, as No. 1 Alabama takes on No. 5 LSU for the third time in the last calendar year.
Alabama-LSU represents the ultimate in SEC football, as it will be a physical dogfight in the trenches.
ESPN college football and NFL draft analyst Kevin Weidl sits down wth TideNation to talk Alabama football after the Crimson Tide's latest dominating performance.
Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron needs to stay healthy if the Crimson Tide want to repeat as national champs.
No. 1 Alabama goes into unfamiliar territory Saturday, as it travels to Columbia, Mo., for its first SEC matchup with the Missouri Tigers.
Alabama has been good on the offensive and defensive lines, but the No. 1 Crimson Tide are hardly satisfied with their play in the trenches.
Alabama is on top of the college football world heading into a trip to Columbia, Mo., this week. That doesn't mean anything though, as it was in the same position two years ago before losing in Columbia, S.C., to South Carolina.
After a season in which it was a scapegoat, Alabama's special teams unit has stepped up and been a big reason for the No. 1 Crimson Tide's fast start.
Before Saturday's win over Ole Miss, coach Nick Saban cautioned his Alabama team to stay focused and avoid the kind of surprise letdown that could ruin this year's title bid.
After trailing for the first time all season -- albeit for only 15 seconds -- No. 1 Alabama responded with a 21-point outburst, and all was right with the world.