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  1. Many moving parts in the Tide secondary

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- It's a good problem to have, losing players early to the NFL draft. Alabama coach Nick Saban knows all too well what it's like to watch talent walk out the door, especially from the secondary. In two of the last three drafts he's ...

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  2. Alabama Crimson Tide looking to reload on defense in 2013

    Alex Scarborough

    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.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2013
  3. Pro day looms for former Tide players

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Much like the Crimson Tide's showing at the NFL combine last month, Wednesday's pro day on the University of Alabama campus will have a distinctly limited feel as many of its participants are still battling injuries sustained duri...

    Blog | March 12, 2013
  4. Dozen to dissect: S Landon Collins

    Alex Scarborough

    Editor's note: From now until the start of spring camp on March 16, TideNation will count down the 12 most intriguing players to watch on the Alabama football roster. Today we look at safety Landon Collins. TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The training wheels ...

    Blog | March 06, 2013
  5. Tracking the Tide at the NFL combine

    Alex Scarborough

    With two days of testing down and two more to go, many of Alabama's 10 representatives at the NFL combine in Indianapolis have already been put through the ringer. The early results for some are in, but check back throughout the day for the latest. ...

    Blog | February 25, 2013
  6. DBs from SEC blanket combine

    Alex Scarborough

    Several of RecruitingNation's SEC sites took a look this week at the players headed to the NFL combine, which begins today in Indianapolis, and other predraft camps. Click here to read the entire predraft series. Today: Defensive backs and special te...

    Blog | February 22, 2013
  7. The Uncommitteds: Vonn Bell

    Alex Scarborough

    Editor's note: From now until signing day, TideNation will examine the remaining uncommitted prospects still considering the University of Alabama. Today, we look at ESPN 150 safety Vonn Bell. TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- For talented safety Vonn Bell, Ala...

    Blog | January 30, 2013
  8. Alabama Crimson Tide players NFL-ready off field thanks to Nick S...

    Alex Scarborough

    Their Crimson Tide careers over, Nick Saban's players find their coach has prepped them for the NFL's off-field demands.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2013
  9. Top Alabama sleepers

    Alex Scarborough

    Recruiting is an imperfect science. Sometimes scouts can see a player's potential right away. With others it takes some seasoning. Alabama coach Nick Saban has hauled in more than his fair share of blue chip prospects, but he has also made hay with s...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  10. Lester out to prove he's more than smart

    Alex Scarborough

    MOBILE, Ala. -- Robert Lester wants to be known for more than his brain. In a sport that often values brute force and brawn over all else, the former Alabama safety stands apart. He's the right size at 6-foot-1 and 212 pounds, but it's his football i...

    Blog | January 21, 2013
  11. Alabama Crimson Tide defense gets graded

    Alex Scarborough

    Alabama won the national title and its offense was a major reason why. Alex Scarborough hands out his grades.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2013
  12. Offseason storylines: Secondary changes

    Alex Scarborough

    Editor's note: The season is over and the Alabama Crimson Tide are national champions yet again. But what happens next? TideNation examines the most pressing storylines of the offseason as the Tide gear up for another title defense. TUSCALOOSA, Al...

    Blog | January 14, 2013
  13. Final Alabama 10: O-linemen deserve credit

    Alex Scarborough

    The 2012-13 season is in the books. There are no more position battles to be won and no more jockeying for position in the battle to become the most valuable player for Alabama. Now we can look back and evaluate who were the best athletes to suit it ...

    Blog | January 08, 2013
  14. Forecasting the Tide: Safety

    Alex Scarborough

    Editor's note: Every Tuesday and Thursday between now and national signing day, TideNation will review each position and look at who figures to start, who could rise up the depth chart and who might be on the way. Today we'll look at the safeties. ...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  15. Alabama Crimson Tide prepare to handle Notre Dame Fighting Irish ...

    Alex Scarborough

    Alabama will be facing the best defense in the nation in Notre Dame, and it starts with dealing with the Fighting Irish's defensive front.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2012
  16. Tracking the Tide: Robert Lester

    Alex Scarborough

    Editor's note: Each day between now and Alabama's date with Notre Dame in the BCS National Championship, we will review the season for a key Crimson Tide player and attempt to project what's next for him. Today we'll look at safety Robert Lester. ...

    Blog | December 08, 2012