Posted March 06, 2012 on
The latest news with prospects from across the country has Alabama fans eager to learn more about the recruiting board for the Crimson Tide.
Andrew Bone provides more than 30 Q&A.
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Alabama heads into spring practice without a top tailback and receiver.
Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban said Tuesday that tailback Eddie Lacy will miss the spring while recovering from surgery for turf toe that plagued him much of last season. He says wide receiver Duron Carter remains suspended going into practices which start Friday before the defending national champions leave...
Alabama ranks first in the Southeastern Conference in scoring defense, second in field goal percentage defense, first in three-point field goal defense,, and second in steals. All year the Crimson Tide has ranked among the nation’s leaders in scoring defense (currently ninth at 57.9 points per game) and defense against field goals (38.7 per cent, 13th best in the country).
Although Tuesday’s Alabama baseball game against Auburn in Montgomery won’t count in Southeastern Conference standings because it is an extra game, anytime the Crimson Tide takes on the Tigers, it matters.
NEW ORLEANS, La. – The Alabama baseball team dropped the final game of the series at Tulane, 7-2, on Sunday from Greer Field at Turchin Stadium. The Crimson Tide dropped the first and third games of the series, and are now 5-6 overall this season. Tulane improves to 10-2 following the series win.
Alabama Coach Nick Saban announced Tuesday that three players thought to be returning to the Crimson Tide would not be back and that three players who were suspended last season continue to be suspended as spring practice approaches. He also said two players would not participate in the spring because of injury and that one player will be looked at in a new position.
Alabama Football Coach Nick Saban has made everyone—fans and reporters—aware of the dumb question syndrome. One type question that most reporters can’t help but ask at some point is the one that involves something that didn’t happen. “What if it had?” It’s asked because sometimes it elicits an interesting answer.
In Alabama’s 3-4 defense, the “4” is the number of linebackers. Although the Crimson Tide doesn’t always (or even usually) set up in the 3-4 alignment, Bama does develop men for each of the four spots. Middle and weakside are the inside linebacker positions, while strongside and jack are the outside positions.