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Although Alabama assistant football coaches are fairly anonymous, rarely available for interviews, when Jim McElwain was the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach for the Crimson Tide from 2008-11, enough was revealed to know that he had bigger things ahead.
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NEW YORK With most of the top teams merely tuning up, there is little movement in The Associated Press college football poll this week. Alabama remains No. 1 and the first 14 teams in the rankings held their positions from last week.
The Crimson Tide did lose some support from the media panel, dropping from 59 first-place votes last week to 56. Alabama beat Colorado State 31-6...
Well, Alabama Crimson Tide fans. It’s time for you to get angry and laugh at Texas Longhorn fans. Since Mack Brown is on the hot seat, people actually think Nick Saban will go to Texas. Of course, Saban is infamous in lying to the media and saying that he would not take the coaching job at Alabama but ended up going there. There is no way this happens but the fact that Longhorn...
Texas tailgaters have been spotted today wearing "Saban 2014" shirts as they prepare to host Kansas State tonight.
@darrenrovell #Texas getting ahead of their self. #NotSoFast #CollegeFootball #RollTide pic.twitter.com/FPnmJuA692
-- @BAMABOSS1984 (@BAMABOSS1984) September 21, 2013
There also exists Saban2014.com, which is exactly what it sounds like.
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Alabama's special teams and defense are providing a pretty nice bailout whenever the offense isn't racking up points.
The top-ranked Crimson Tide has scored just about every which way this season - returning a punt, a kick, a blocked punt and two interceptions for touchdowns.
That knack helped Alabama (3-0) beat No. 10 Texas A&M and create more lopsided scores against...
Alabama Coach Nick Saban dropped the name as easily as most would have mentioned his auto mechanic. “I was just talking to Zach Johnson out there...,” Saban said, pointing in the general direction to his office from the media center in the Mal Moore Athletics Building during Saban’s Monday press briefing.
Two things that were not a surprise in this week’s college football polls: Alabama remained number one and the Crimson Tide had a little slippage in number one votes.
Alabama Crimson Tide vs Ole Miss Rebels football preview and predictions. Who will win this SEC West showdown in Tuscaloosa?
Texas fans aren’t giving up hope on landing Alabama coach Nick Saban just yet. Despite Saban’s comments that he’s “too damn old” to start someplace anew, Longhorns supporters are continuing to make a push for their school to try to snag the four-time BCS national champion.
Fans at the tailgate today are handing out “Saban 2014″ t-shirts. Check it out, via Jason Rogers...
Probably not too many Alabama fans are thinking about that close call against the Second Ambulance Company of Ohio. The Crimson Tide slipped out with a 7-0 victory in the only meeting of the two teams.
With most of the top teams merely tuning up, there is little movement in The Associated Press college football poll this week. Alabama remains No. 1 and the first 14 teams in the rankings held their positions from last week.
The Crimson Tide did lose some support from the media panel, dropping from 59 first-place votes last week to 56. Alabama beat Colorado State 31-6 on Saturday...
AJ McCarron was different than riding out a hurricane. Failure to avoid a hurricane is not good because it’s not THAT the wind is blowing; it’s WHAT the wind is blowing, like pieces of buildings. In speaking to the Alabama media Monday, it wasn’t so much WHAT the Crimson Tide quarterback said (though that was insightful) as THAT he showed up to say it.
The Colorado State Rams have the unenviable task of traveling to Tuscaloosa to play against the No. 1 ranked Alabama Crimson Tide this Saturday.
Alabama will be looking for their third win of the season in this one against a 1-2 Colorado State team.
Coverage of this race will air on ESPN2/WatchESPN beginning at 7:00 pm ET.
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Alabama Head Coach Nick Saban was predictably unsatisfied with Saturday night’s 31-6 win over Colorado State, saying that his team was neither dominant nor consistent in the Tide’s home opener.
Alabama wide receiver Christion Jones played one of his better games in Saturday night’s 31-6 win over the Rams of Colorado State. He had nine catches for 90 yards and added another 72 yards in kick and punt returns. The rest of the Tide offense didn’t fare as well, but the special teams units did, including a punt block for a scoop-and-score by Dillon Lee.
For the second year in a row, Ole Miss plays at Alabama. The Rebels were competitive last year in a 33-14 loss. Coach Hugh Freeze believes his team is better prepared for the No. 1 ranked Crimson Tide this time around.