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.
Alabama won the national title and its offense was a major reason why. Alex Scarborough hands out his grades.
Many top-rated high school prospects have had to take a detour to the juco ranks before playing Division I ball. That's been the case for several Alabama standouts, whose success has been shaped by going down the more difficult path.
Alabama plans to lean on its deep rotation of pass rushers when it faces Arkansas' potent passing attack Saturday -- regardless of who plays quarterback for the Razorbacks.
The Crimson Tide dominated opponents with their defensive line power in 2011 and are rebuilding