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  1. Tide's most impactful classes: No. 3

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Nick Saban has had no trouble recruiting at Alabama. The number of four- and five-star prospects he and his staff have signed since 2007 is nothing short of staggering. Many of them are already enjoying careers in the NFL. But ...

    Blog | February 26, 2014
  2. Saban laments early NFL draft entries

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Nick Saban likes to refer to the NFL draft as a "business decision." Of course he'd love it if his most talented players finished out their eligibility at Alabama, but the promise of long-term financial security is enough to sway ...

    Blog | January 24, 2014
  3. Sunseri move curious, concerning for Tide

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Alabama safety Vinnie Sunseri isn't without good advice to rely upon. His father, Sal, has been an assistant coach in the NFL and in college for nearly three decades. His brother, Tino, was a quarterback at Pittsburgh before jo...

    Blog | January 20, 2014
  4. Alabama gets a hard lesson in Big Easy

    Alex Scarborough

    Maybe the loss at Auburn was a warning shot. Or was it the narrow victory at Texas A&M? Possibly the lackluster performances against Colorado State and Mississippi State? Whenever the signs came that Alabama wasn't all it was cracked up to be,...

    Blog | January 03, 2014
  5. What we learned: Week 9

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Here's a look at three lessons learned in No. 1 Alabama's 45-10 win over Tennessee on Saturday night. Collins can play: Alabama might miss Vinnie Sunseri, but it might not be in terms of his leadership. It was clear from early ...

    Blog | October 27, 2013
  6. Five things: Alabama-Tennessee

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Here are five things to watch as top-ranked Alabama (7-0, 4-0) hosts upstart Tennessee (4-3, 1-2) on Saturday afternoon in Tuscaloosa: Start of life without Sunseri: Vinnie Sunseri, Alabama's junior starting safety, has a brace...

    Blog | October 26, 2013
  7. Tide safety Collins eager to 'step it up'

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- He was the rare five-star prospect who had to wait. When Landon Collins, the former top-rated safety in the country, got to the University of Alabama more than a year ago, he was told to be patient. There were others in front of h...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  8. What we learned: Week 8

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Here's a look at three things learned in No. 1 Alabama's 52-0 win against Arkansas on Saturday night. Kenyan Drake can fly: OK, so maybe we had an idea of Drake's speed before Saturday, but the game against Arkansas further pro...

    Blog | October 20, 2013
  9. Bama win vs. Arkansas comes at a cost

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- One by one, teammates stopped and patted Vinnie Sunseri on the shoulder. Alabama's starting safety was in street clothes, limping gingerly with a bum knee. "How bad is it?" they wanted to know. And from high up in the stands, it w...

    Blog | October 20, 2013
  10. Five things: Alabama-Arkansas

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Here are five things to watch when No. 1-ranked Alabama (6-0, 3-0 SEC) hosts Arkansas (3-4, 0-3 SEC) on Saturday night. Stopping the run: It hasn't mattered the score or the situation or even the defensive alignment, Arkansas i...

    Blog | October 19, 2013
  11. Arkansas a blast from past for Bama

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- When something old is new again, you know you've come a long way. Suddenly half-shirts and slouch socks are in stores across the country once more. The 1980s style buddy comedy has returned to theaters and cars like the Dodge Char...

    Blog | October 15, 2013
  12. Alabama doesn't fall victim to upset at UK

    Alex Scarborough

    LEXINGTON, Ky. -- An upset bug swept through the landscape of college football on Saturday, toppling contenders like so many dominos. Seeing an already bedridden Georgia team lose at home to Missouri came as little surprise, but Mark Richt's Bulldogs...

    Blog | October 13, 2013
  13. Bama's young DBs fill in for Clinton-Dix

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Getting more insight into the suspension of Ha Ha Clinton-Dix wasn't going to happen Saturday afternoon. No. 1-ranked Alabama had just finished throttling Georgia State 45-3 to cap off the school's homecoming game, and Crimson Tid...

    Blog | October 07, 2013
  14. Special teams deliver for Alabama

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- It was a few days before the start of the season and AJ McCarron was asked whether he was still planning on being the holder on field goals and extra points. It seemed, after all, like a legitimate question to ask. As Alabama's st...

    Blog | October 03, 2013
  15. Jackson's swift rise began before Alabama

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- It's safe to assume that Eddie Jackson understands the opportunity ahead of him at Alabama. He can't say as much publicly because of the school's policy prohibiting freshmen from speaking to the media. But given all he's already g...

    Blog | October 01, 2013
  16. What we learned: Week 5

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- No. 1 Alabama remained undefeated by shutting out No. 21 Ole Miss at home on Saturday, 25-0, but what did we really learn about the Crimson Tide in the contest? The defense is capable: The secondary is still thin. Beyond Deion ...

    Blog | September 29, 2013