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Alabama Crimson Tide remain No.1 for the 10th straight week after scoring late to beat LSU 21-17 while the Oregon Ducks stayed at the No. 2 spot in the country for the seventh straight week after beating Southern California 62-51.
Kansas State beat Oklahoma State 44-30 to remain No. 3, and Notre Dame stays at No. 4 after barely getting by Pittsburgh 29-26 in three overtimes.
Ohio State and Georgia are tied for fifth while Toledo is ranked for the first time since 2001 at No. 23.
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Alabama coach Nick Saban says his top-ranked team rallied to beat LSU after heeding the example set by the elite Navy team that killed Osama bin Laden.
Walking that sometimes-debatable line between sports and war, Saban says he talked with his players before Saturday night's game about being ready when things went wrong. He cited the mission carried out in Pakistan by SEAL Team...
It’s no secret that today is election day and I’m sure your Facebook and Twitter feeds have been filled with nothing but political opinions. Well, an Alabama fan (@JonChumbler) decided to change that for us. He wrote in Nick Saban (The Alabama Crimson Tide Head Football Coach) and Jay Seawell (The Alabama Crimson Tide Head Golf Coach). Maybe it’s time for a change in a country...
It was just over a month ago that Alabama head football coach Nick Saban stated some issues he had with the no-huddle offense. They included concerns about player safety. During his weekly press conference on Monday, Saban tried to walk back his comments after being asked by a reporter about them.
"I think everybody misinterpreted
what I said about no-huddle,"...
With LSU and Alabama set to face off for the third time in a year the Gameday crew rolled into Baton Rouge this morning. We'll see if it actually counts this time...
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Nick Saban doesn't waive his 24-hour celebration rule even after dramatic, last-minute wins that rescue No. 1 Alabama's hopes for a national title.
Maybe especially after them.
The Crimson Tide coach quickly cautioned his players not to let the emotions of last Saturday's 21-17 victory at then-No. 5 LSU overshadow the next big challenge. There's little time to celebrate...
BATON ROUGE, LA No one could call this one boring.
That, of course, was the knock on the last two meetings between Alabama and LSU, the first being settled solely on the feet of the field goal kickers and the second, the BCS Championship Game, being another defensive slugfest that put many on the east coast asleep before halftime.
Not this one.
Unlike the other two, this year...
Alabama head football coach Nick Saban said his No. 1-ranked Crimson Tide team came from behind to beat the LSU Tigers after following the example set by the elite Navy SEAL team that killed Osama bin Laden. Saban’s wartime comparison came as National Geographic broadcast a movie about the bin Laden raid Sunday night, right before the presidential election.
One would be hard-pressed to think of any players other than AJ McCarron, T.J. Yeldon, and Kevin Norwood when thinking about the amazing comeback of the Alabama football team in defeating LSU in Tiger Stadium Saturday night. But two of those three failed to earn weekly player of the week recognition as selected by the Bama coaching staff.