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  1. Comparison's sake: UA signees (offense)

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The paperwork is on all of Alabama's 2014 recruiting class. And now that it's official, it's time to start the process of analyzing who each prospect reminds us of. Potential is a dangerous thing, so keep in mind that these com...

    Blog | February 14, 2014
  2. What we learned: Week 13

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Here's a look at three lessons learned in Alabama's 49-0 win over Chattanooga on Saturday afternoon. Starting off slowly: There's something about the first quarter that Alabama's offense doesn't like. Even against inferior comp...

    Blog | November 24, 2013
  3. Line play necessitates shift in Tide offense

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The Colorado State Rams came into Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturday as a physical underdog. The CSU defensive line wasn't just out-starred on the football field, as recruiting services would suggest, there were outweighed and outma...

    Blog | September 24, 2013
  4. Saban keeps 'Alabama's offense' on track

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Jim McElwain was searching for the right word to describe it. "It" being the way the offense is run at the University of Alabama. It was clear in talking with those around the program that the overarching direction of the offe...

    Blog | September 20, 2013
  5. Running game key for Alabama offense

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- This week, as No. 1 Alabama prepares to face No. 6 Texas A&M, much will be written about the two quarterbacks. And rightfully so. AJ McCarron was the country's most efficient passer a season ago and Johnny Manziel was the most...

    Blog | September 09, 2013
  6. Bama, Smart not overreacting to 'cycle'

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Uptempo offenses have been written about and agonized over at length this offseason. It sometimes felt like SEC Media Days was devoted entirely to answering the question Nick Saban posed more than six months ago: "Is this what we ...

    Blog | August 06, 2013
  7. Tide offense poised for breakout year

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Ask coaches around college football and they'll tell you how underrated Alabama's offense has been. One SEC defensive coordinator told me this summer that AJ McCarron still doesn't get enough credit for what he's accomplished as a...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  8. Alabama Crimson Tide spring wrap

    Alex Scarborough

    ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 2012 record: 13-1 2012 conference record: 7-1 (first, Western Division) Returning starters: Offense: 5; defense: 6; kicker/punter: 2 Top returners QB AJ McCarron, LT Cyrus Kouandjio, RG Anthony Steen, WR Amari Cooper, RB T...

    Blog | May 06, 2013
  9. Film review: A-Day breakdown

    Alex Scarborough

    Forty-eight hours offered enough time to digest Saturday's A-Day scrimmage. TideNation's film review returns with a second look at the finale of spring practice. Offense Blake Sims showed again why he's not a long-term option at quarterback. H...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  10. A-Day notes: Secondary swings, OL solid

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- As with any intrasquad scrimmage, there are two sides to the coin. On the one hand, the offense can look spectacular and the defense maligned. Saturday was the opposite, as more than 78,000 fans watched Alabama's defense dominate,...

    Blog | April 20, 2013
  11. Tide's second scrimmage is a mixed bag

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Depending on which way you look at it, Alabama's scrimmage on Saturday was either good or bad for the future of the football team. Good because the offense scored 11 touchdowns and didn't cough the ball up once, and bad because th...

    Blog | April 13, 2013
  12. Alabama Crimson Tide looking forward to utilizing big-play wide r...

    Alex Scarborough

    Alabama has been successful under Nick Saban without big-play receivers. Now that they have a host of them, the sky's the limit for the Crimson Tide offense.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2013
  13. Alabama's pass rush looking up this spring

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- There's a healthy dose of expectations and optimism surrounding the new-look Alabama defensive line this spring. Like its counterpart on offense, so much has changed in the trenches from a season ago: nose guard Jesse Williams is ...

    Blog | April 03, 2013
  14. O.J. Howard could be Alabama Crimson Tide answer at tight end

    Alex Scarborough

    The tight end has been one position that has never done much in Alabama's offense. Enter O.J. Howard, part unreal playmaker, part freshman.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2013
  15. Doug Nussmeier and Alabama Crimson Tide ready to fill holes on of...

    Alex Scarborough

    Alabama has won three of the last four national titles, and might add another this season. But some major work needs to be done filling holes on the offensive line first.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2013
  16. Alabama Crimson Tide top 25 players during Nick Saban tenure

    Alex Scarborough

    TideNation's best guess at the top 25 players by position during Nick Saban's tenure at Alabama: 11 on offense, 11 on defense and three on special teams during a six-year span that's produced three national championships.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2013