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Barrett Jones was definitely not going there.
Alabama's All-American offensive lineman has played five seasons for coach Nick Saban and he knows better than to talk about stuff like legacies and the Crimson Tide's place in history.
Jones wasn't about to use the D word.
The D word would be dynasty and it is definitely off-limits around Alabama. But make no mistake, if the second-ranked Crimson Tide can beat No. 1 Notre Dame on Monday night in Miami it will become the first team to win consecutive BCS championships and join a select list of college football programs with three national titles in four years.
In short, Alabama will lay claim to one of the great runs in history.
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Manti Te'o and Barrett Jones are two of college football's good guys and best players.
The Notre Dame linebacker and Alabama center have led their teams into the BCS championship after postponing NFL paychecks to return for their senior seasons. They're good academically and have collected numerous awards and honors for football.
Coaches say Te'o and Jones are just...
If Alabama beats Notre Dame on Monday, the SEC will have taken home the last seven national titles. Barrett Jones knows people are tired of the conference's dominance, but he doesn't care one bit.
A huge question regarding Monday night’s BCS National Championship Game is whether Alabama All-America center Barrett Jones will be ready to play against Notre Dame. Which leads to a question of what happens if Jones is not able to play against the Fighting Irish.
There were some dark days at Notre Dame and Alabama, dark years really, during which two college football's proudest programs flailed and foundered.
As the 21st century dawned, the Fighting Irish and the Crimson Tide were old news, stodgy remnants of a glorious past, not moving fast enough to keep up with the times, and searching for someone to lead them back to the top.
Alabama had its first practice Thursday afternoon at Barry University in sunny Miami Shores. There were several new developments on the recovery front with the likes of Barrett Jones and Kenny Bell...
English: Nick Saban after the Alabama vs. Arkansas game, thanking the Alabama student section. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
The SEC may be considered the strongest conference in college football, but so far the 2012/13 bowl season hasn’t shown it.
Through Thursday’s games, in fact, the SEC is batting a mere .500 (a 3-3 record), with surprising losses for Florida (to Louisville...
Alabama coach Nick Saban has sent home two backup players from the BCS championship game for violating curfew.
A person with knowledge of the decision identified the players as freshman linebackers Dillon Lee and Ryan Anderson. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the school didn't release the names.
A statement from Saban announced the disciplinary action. Alabama...
As he sat at a podium on his old turf at Sun Life Stadium, Alabama head coach Nick Saban was badgered some more about a potential return to the NFL. He says it's not happening.
Alabama coach Nick Saban says he and his team ''honor the opportunity'' to play for a national title.
Speaking on Sunday morning, a day before the second-ranked Crimson Tide faces No. 1 Notre Dame, Saban said that means getting players to stay focused on the moment and what they can control. Saban says ''great preparation gives you the confidence to do that...
There's a school of thought that once the whistle blows and the first kick is in the air head coaches don't matter much, but come Monday in the BCS National Championship is that really the case? We say no, both coaches have a major roll in their respective teams, so perhaps the better question is which coach will actually have the bigger effect on the outcome of the game...
Alabama Crimson Tide freshman linebackers Dillion Lee and Ryan Anderson were sent home from BCS title game preparations for violating the team curfews, reports The Crimson White. “We sent two players home due to a curfew violation,” head coach Nick Saban said CLick Link to Read More!
Scratch Brian Kelly’s name from the list of teams seeking a new head coach. While meeting with reporters on Saturday, Kelly said that leaving Notre Dame “isn’t an option.”
While saying a move to the NFL was intriguing., Kelly believes he is in the right place right now.
“I think from my perspective I’ve got the best job in the country, NFL, college, high school, whatever...