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Safety Robert Lester said after the Tennessee game that Alabama won't find its identity until the end of the season. That may be, but as of right now, this team is showing that being balanced on both sides of the ball will be a part of it.

Ranking the SEC (after Week 8)

Well it's time to start these again, I guess. As always, I wait until after the 8th week of the season so that we have a good grasp on where most teams are by this point in the season. Of course there are teams like Alabama and Mississippi State who still haven't really played anybody too tough, but we can at least start a little educated guessing. As far as Auburn is concerned...

Crimson Tide QB A.J. McCarron has really attractive mom

Here’s the latest photo that’s making the internet rounds in the college football world. Dear Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron, we’re sorry: you have an attractive mom. She’s the one in the middle in the red cleavage showing shirt. h/t Sports Grid Paul M. Banks is CEO of The Sports, an official Google News site generating millions of unique visitors. He’s also...

Nick Saban evades discussing A.J. McCarron's Heisman chances.

The Heisman Trophy hype for Alabama starting quarterback A.J. McCarron continues to heat up. One place you won't hear it coming from though is from the mouth of McCarron and Bama's head football coach, Nick Saban. "AJ has played very, very well for us," he said. "He hasn't turned the ball over, makes a lot of good choices and decisions." The...

College football: Tailgater best and worst of week 8

Ordinarily, holding a team to 183 total yards is a good recipe for success.  Ordinarily, allowing 55 points is not.  Both of the teams that accomplished these feats lost on Saturday, and both losses are equally damaging.  That’s proof that sometimes it doesn’t matter how you get there.South Carolina’s defense limited Florida to fewer than 100 passing and fewer than 100 yards...

QUICK HITS: Monday with Saban

Alabama head coach Nick Saban discussed Mississippi State, his young breakout stars Amari Cooper and T.J. Yeldon, and his mother's carrot cake at his weekly Monday press conference.

'Sky is the limit' for Cooper, Yeldon

Two true freshmen--wide receiver Amari Cooper and running back T.J. Yeldon--stole the show Saturday night, combining for 291 yards and four touchdowns on 22 touches in No. 1 Alabama's 44-13 win over Tennessee in Neyland Stadium.

Tide Coaches Pick 9 After Win Over Vols

For the first time this year, Alabama linebacker C.J. Mosley was NOT selected by the Crimson Tide coaches as one of the players of the week. So when is a negative news? When the leading tackler and the man who made a key interception that led to a touchdown and had a tackle for loss doesn’t merit the list.

Saban on McCarron: "He's much more confident"

Notebook: On the SEC Coaches Teleconference Wednesday, Alabama's Nick Saban discussed what's different about AJ McCarron this year and his opinion on the 2013 SEC schedule, while Mississippi State's Dan Mullen called this weekend's matchup vs. the Tide a “championship-caliber game.”

Discover Fan Loyalty Poll: Fans Agree, But Should Alabama Crimson Tide Remain No. 1 In 2012 BCS Standings?

The Alabama Crimson Tide are once again the No. 1 team in the latest release of the 2012 BCS Standings, much the same as they are in the AP Top 25 as well as the Discover Fan Loyalty Poll. Alabama is the top team coming off of another SEC Blowout against the Tennessee Volunteers, but do they deserve to remain as the No. 1 team in the BCS rankings? I predicted that the Crimson Tide...

College Basketball Countdown : Alabama Crimson Tide- #51

College basketball is right around the corner. Games will be starting before you know it, and practices are just right around the corner. Here at Roundballchat I will release my top 100 teams for the 2012-13 college basketball season. I will start at 100 and count my way down. I will rank all the 75 programs in the six major conferences, as well as 25 mid majors in my top 100 countdown...

Paige talks rest, rumors and recruiting

Darius Paige has dealt with rumors surrounding his recruitment since he transferred high schools from Florida to Alabama earlier this season. But months later, the Crimson Tide commit is all smiles as he helps lead the Foley (Ala.) Lions to the playoffs.
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