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  1. Blake Sims leads himself and Alabama from behind

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- There were plenty of times when Blake Sims could have packed it in, said enough was enough and resigned himself to not playing quarterback for the University of Alabama. Way back in the spring, he could have thrown in the towel...

    Blog | November 26, 2014
  2. Alabama completes its return to top of SEC

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Go back six weeks to the first Sunday in October. Back when the AP poll had Alabama, Auburn, Mississippi State, Ole Miss and Texas A&M in its top 15. Back when all five SEC West teams were undefeated and in position to make the Co...

    Blog | November 17, 2014
  3. Mississippi State vs. Alabama primer

    Alex Scarborough

    Ready for another de facto postseason play-in game? Of course you are. It seems like they happen every week in the SEC, after all. This Saturday we get a matchup of No. 1 Mississippi State and No. 5 Alabama. The winner, as you'll read later in ...

    Blog | November 14, 2014
  4. Nick Saban says Alabama Crimson Tide's running backs not only one...

    Alex Scarborough

    Nick Saban has noticed Alabama's drop in production running the football this season, but he isn't laying all the blame at his running backs' feet.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2014
  5. Mississippi State excited, eager for showdown with Alabama

    Alex Scarborough

    STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Dan Mullen twisted and squirmed to remove his wireless mic as he walked off the field on Saturday night. "Load 'em up," he told his wife the moment his postgame TV show had ended. No. 1 Mississippi State had just throttled ...

    Blog | November 10, 2014
  6. Cam Robinson, T.J. Yeldon hope to return for Alabama Crimson Tide...

    Alex Scarborough

    Thanks to a well-timed bye week, No. 5 Alabama could have its starting left tackle and starting running back available for Saturday's game at No. 16 LSU.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2014
  7. Planning for success: Alabama

    Alex Scarborough

    Nick Saban took stock of the situation. "A couple guys got ankles, toes, a sprained foot," he said. Alabama's head coach did his best to downplay the severity of the injuries his team sustained during Saturday's 34-20 win over Tennessee, but li...

    Blog | October 28, 2014
  8. Nuance drives T.J. Yeldon to greatness, but leads to underestimat...

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Don't look at his feet. Study nothing but his eyes. How they calmly scan left to right. How they read blockers and study the defense. T.J. Yeldon will fool you. On this day, Texas A&M thinks it has Alabama's junior ru...

    Blog | October 24, 2014
  9. Alabama lets loose on Texas A&M

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Let your horses run. Let them jump and dance and dominate. Nick Saban wanted that. He wanted his guys loose. Forget being anxious, he said, and just play football. Have fun. Be fast. Recalling the story of Secretariat he hoped ...

    Blog | October 18, 2014
  10. Alabama or Texas A&M will bounce back, but not both

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Nick Saban slowly brushed his hair back after one botched play. He slammed his headset to the ground after another. He threw his hands up and looked dejected throughout the game. Alabama survived Arkansas on Saturday, 14-13, an...

    Blog | October 16, 2014
  11. SEC slant: More RBs the better

    Alex Scarborough

    Gone are the days of Herschel Walker and Barry Sanders. We may never see another Eddie George or Ron Dayne pounding between the tackles for four quarters. Feature backs have gone the way of the dodo as more and more teams have moved toward multiple-b...

    Blog | September 04, 2014
  12. Can Tide, Tigers rediscover 2011 formula?

    Alex Scarborough

    You shouldn't have much trouble remembering the year 2011. It wasn't that long ago. There was an NBA work stoppage, the NFL threatened a lockout and the Jerry Sandusky scandal at Penn State rocked the college football world. Jack Kevorkian passed awa...

    Blog | September 03, 2014
  13. Tide offense has mismatches everywhere

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Best of luck to the defensive coordinators tasked with devising game plans for Alabama this season. Sure, there's no more AJ McCarron to deal with under center. That has to be a relief. But there's more to the offense than the qua...

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  14. Derrick Henry taking hype in stride

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- His dreadlocks were a little longer. They were brighter, too, turned yellow at the tail end of each strand, presumably by bleach. But beyond that, there wasn't much different about Derrick Henry when he met with the media on Thurs...

    Blog | August 15, 2014
  15. Kiffin not out to rebuild Tide offense

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- You don't hire Lane Kiffin without igniting certain expectations. There's his baggage, of course, but there's also the enduring sense that the former USC and Tennessee head coach still has a trick up his sleeve, that somewhere bey...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  16. Tide suspends 3, also without 2 signees

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Alabama wasn't missing just three players to start fall camp on Friday. In addition to announcing the suspensions of Brandon Ivory, Jarran Reed and Tim Williams, coach Nick Saban updated the status of two highly coveted signees...

    Blog | August 01, 2014