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  1. Tide late enrollees to watch: Offense

    Alex Scarborough

    Not everyone takes a head start. In January, Alabama welcomed eight early enrollees to campus for the spring semester. But those eight freshmen represent less than one-third of the Crimson Tide's 2014 signing class. Nineteen signees chose to at...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  2. Top defensive players Tide face in 2014

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- With Jacob Coker ready to compete at quarterback, a freshman in line to start at left tackle, and a new coordinator calling plays, Alabama's offense is in a state of transition. With that said, here's a look at the top five def...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  3. Five emerging Bama players on offense

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Some stocks rise during spring practice and some inevitably fall, and that wave of momentum heading into the offseason can be a valuable determinant when it comes to seeking more playing time during the season. With that in min...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. The game, explained: Tide 52, Hogs 0

    ESPN.com staff

    Alabama thoroughly dominated Arkansas on Saturday night, but the score doesn't tell the full story. Here's a quick look at the biggest plays, trends and takeaways from the Tide's 52-0 win over the Hogs. Biggest plays on offense Alabama QB AJ McCa...

    Blog | October 19, 2013
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Nation's 10 most valuable position groups

    ESPN.com staff

    The most valuable position group in 2012 quite literally pushed Alabama to its third national championship in four years. The Tide's offensive line helped one of the country's more efficient offenses average 5.59 yards per rush (sixth in the Football...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  11. AJ McCarron: Most consistent QB in FBS

    ESPN.com staff

    For the past two national championship seasons, AJ McCarron has been the leading force of the Alabama offense. With McCarron's steady leadership, the Tide are poised to make a run at a third consecutive national title. McCarron boasts a 25-2 care...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Talking X's And O's With Nick Saban

    TideNation

    Alabama coach Nick Saban breaks down three plays from Alabama's national championship win over Notre Dame and discusses the Tide's offense heading into the 2013 season....

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  15. Question of the week: No-huddle danger?

    Alex Scarborough and Greg Ostendorf

    Editor's note: Each week the TideNation staff will address an issue surrounding the Alabama football program. This week's questions: Are no-huddle offenses good for football? Alex Scarborough's take Alabama coach Nick Saban pulled off a nifty b...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  16. 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