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Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron figures that a player who is swept up in hype will not be of much good to the top-ranked Crimson Tide.
McCarron says the whole team needs to share the same mind-set going into Saturday's opener against Virginia Tech in Atlanta. He said Monday those expectations and preseason predictions of a third straight national title are of no consequence.
Coach Nick Saban stresses that ''external factors'' shouldn't matter at all.
But hard as the coaches and players try to ignore it, the Tide is trying to make history. Major college football has had repeat national champs 10 times since the first AP poll in 1936. None, however, has made it three in a row and none has gone wire-to-wire at No. 1 since USC in 2004.
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It’s possible that AJ McCarron and the Backstreet Boys may cross paths in Alabama’s weight room. Apparently the former boy band is visiting today. I have no idea why. For some reason they chose to visit the weight room. Maybe they want to work on their biceps? The Backstreet Boys are currently visiting the Alabama football complex. — Cecil Hurt (@CecilHurt) August 27, 2013...
Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide have officially released the team's two-deep depth chart for the 2013 college football season.
Nick Saban got candid recently for a GQ article, and that honesty may end up getting him a few more harshly titled nicknames like maniac pathological or lunatic.
Saban has a manic drive to win, and that drive was put on display during a recent GQ article in which the leader of Crimson Tide Nation, was upset that the hoopla involved in the buildup to the BCS title game against LSU...
Is there ever going to be a year that Alabama will NOT be the favourite, or one of the favourites, for a national title? Well, after 2012, when Alabama waltzed home with its second straight National Championship, we'll answer that: Probably not. Nick Saban's the country's best coach. Nick Saban's one of the country's best recruiters. All Nick Saban does (unless...
Very early in the Nick Saban era at Alabama – like before the beginning of his first spring practice – we learned that Saban does not use a depth chart, at least not in the very public way that some coaches do. We did learn that on the Monday prior to the opening game of the season that he will give reporters a depth chart. Another depth chart will be issued prior to a bowl game.
I’m not entirely sure why three of the Backstreet Boys went to the Alabama Crimson Tide weight room, but they were given a tour on Tuesday afternoon. Earlier this summer they took a photo with the Stanley Cup, so it appears that the boy band is working their way through the sports world. In case you were wondering, the two not in the photo were Nick Carter and A.J. McLean.
By all indications, Alabama coach Nick Saban is a physically fit individual. If you didn’t know how old he was, you would have trouble guessing 61 just by looking at him. While that is not surprising considering he is the best coach in college football, it becomes a bit more puzzling when you hear about […]
The Alabama Crimson Tide unveiled the tribute to recently deceased former athletic director Mal Moore, a classy sticker on the back of its football helmets.
We are less than a week from the start of the 2013 College Football season and Alabama football is still roping in big recruits for the future of the program.
Bama fans, meet the latest commitment, 4-star receiver Cameron Sims.
The 6’4″ 200 pound senior officially announced his decision live on ESPNU Saturday. The choice was between the Tide, Ole Miss, Oklahoma State, Southern...
Alabama Head Coach Nick Saban doesn’t just watch what’s going on in Crimson Tide football practices. He’s an active participant, drilling Bama cornerbacks.
Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC. All your crystal football are belong to us.
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A Good Bull Hunting "Fanpost" criticizes ESPN reporter Joe Schad's reporting on the allegations that Texas A&M starting quarterback Johnny Manziel accepted money for autographing memorabilia, along with a few good hits to the WWL regarding its handling...
So you think you know what to expect from Alabama when the Crimson Tide opens the 2013 season Saturday? Well, the man who knows more about it than anyone is in a wait and see mode.
Another Alabama football season opens, which means a season-opening game. There is an air of the uncertain when every team is 0-0, and there will be upsets – or, at least, what are perceived to be upsets -- to start the 2013 season. There are great expectations for the Crimson Tide, the overwhelming favorite to win a third consecutive national championship and fourth in five years.
The Alabama Crimson Tide is headed to the Georgia Dome to take on a seemingly undermanned Virginia Tech squad. Who do you seeing leaving with a win?
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