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  1. 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
  2. Kouandjio, Saban dispel injury concerns

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Cyrus Kouandjio's stock took a significant slide at the NFL combine in Indianapolis last month. The former Alabama offensive tackle didn't perform as well as he would have liked, and then, to make matters worse, he received a dist...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  3. Tide players to watch: O.J. Howard

    Alex Scarborough

    Today we turn our attention to a player who played plenty as a true freshman in 2013, but didn't break out in the way many thought was possible. TE O.J. Howard Sophomore 6-foot-6, 237 pounds Credentials: Decorated left tackle Cyrus Kouandjio ...

    Blog | March 07, 2014
  4. Doctors DQ DT Paige; Faciane suspended

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Former four-star defensive tackle Darius Paige has been "medically disqualified" to play by the University of Alabama medical staff, according to coach Nick Saban. Paige (6-foot-4, 314 pounds), out of Foley, Ala., was part of A...

    Blog | August 02, 2013
  5. 2015 DT Settle visits Bama, names top five

    Greg Ostendorf

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- ESPN 300 defensive tackle Tim Settle (Manassas, Va./Stonewall Jackson) already has 17 offers, but the main schools he's considering are the ones that he's been to. That's why it was so important for Alabama to get him on campus th...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  6. In-state DT Thomas vies for Bama offer

    Greg Ostendorf

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Alabama was one of the first schools to begin recruiting defensive tackle/end Cory Thomas (McCalla, Ala./McAdory). He lives just an hour up the road. However, the Crimson Tide had yet to offer the local prospect because the coache...

    Blog | June 15, 2013
  7. Fast-rising 2015 DT visits Alabama

    Greg Ostendorf

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Defensive tackle Daron Payne (Birmingham, Ala./Shades Valley) is quickly becoming one of the state's top players for 2015. Last Friday, he took his first visit of the spring and made the short trip down to the University of Alabam...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  8. DT Mosley names leader after Tide camp

    Greg Ostendorf

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The University of Alabama must have felt like a home away from home for defensive tackle Charles Mosley (Brighton, Tenn./Brighton) this week as the big man spent four days on the Crimson Tide's campus. "It was a good trip," he ...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  9. Camp standout gives Tide commit No. 9

    Kipp Adams

    The first commitment from Alabama's camp came Tuesday evening, and once again it looks like defensive coordinator Kirby Smart has taken a prospect from his old stomping grounds in the Peach State. Defensive tackle Johnny Dwight (Rochelle, Ga./Wilc...

    Blog | June 04, 2013
  10. Louisiana DT jumps on Alabama offer

    Kipp Adams

    Defensive tackle O.J. Smith (Bossier City, La./Airline) wasted little time in accepting an offer from Alabama, knowing a chance to play for the back-to-back national champions does not come very often. "I committed to Alabama head coach Nick Saban...

    Blog | May 24, 2013
  11. SEC schools make push for Tide commit

    Greg Ostendorf

    In his first game action since committing to the University of Alabama, cornerback Stephen Roberts (Opelika, Ala./Opelika) didn't miss a beat. He finished with a handful of tackles, a pass breakup and an interception in his school's spring game last ...

    Blog | May 20, 2013
  12. Bama makes strong push for DT Elam

    Greg Ostendorf

    If defensive tackle Matt Elam (Elizabethtown, Ky./John Hardin) didn't know where he stood with the University of Alabama before this week, he does now. On Tuesday, UA assistant coach Lance Thompson visited Elam at his school. The following day, he...

    Blog | May 09, 2013
  13. DT Shaw returns to Bama for A-Day

    Greg Ostendorf

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- It had been nearly two months since Elisha Shaw (Tucker, Ga./Tucker) last visited the University of Alabama, but the ESPN 150 defensive tackle felt right at home this weekend when he was in town for the Crimson Tide's spring game....

    Blog | April 21, 2013
  14. Watch List DL Willis has three on top

    Greg Ostendorf

    BUFORD, Ga. -- In 2011, Landon Collins earned an invitation to The Opening. He followed that up by taking home the SPARQ ratings national championship during his time in Oregon. Now it's his little brother's turn. ESPN Watch List defensive tackle ...

    Blog | April 15, 2013
  15. Cristobal leaves no slack in new role

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Cyrus Kouandjio wasn't bitter when he heard his position coach was leaving Alabama this offseason. The Crimson Tide's hulking left tackle was surprised when he saw offensive line coach Jeff Stoutland had accepted a position with t...

    Blog | March 26, 2013
  16. Introducing the class: A'Shawn Robinson

    Greg Ostendorf

    Editor's note: This is a series introducing Alabama's 2013 recruiting class that will continue to run after signing day. TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- ESPN 150 defensive tackle A'Shawn Robinson was committed to Texas for nearly a year when he decided to reo...

    Blog | February 22, 2013