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It's the game of the week, perhaps the year.
Alabama vs. Texas A&M: Part 2.
Texas A&M spoiled Nick Saban & Co.'s perfect season last year. Will the Crimson Tide get their revenge? Or is Johnny Manziel going to take control again.
Arguments can be made for either side, but many are picking Alabama to win in College Station Saturday. After all, it's hard to believe Saban would let the embarrassment happen two years in a row.
But Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd is picking the Aggies.
According to local papers, Boyd made his prediction when talking to reporters Tuesday during Clemson's weekly interview session.
"Honestly? I got A&M. A lot of people say Saban won't be beat twice; it's at A&M. it's going to be a competitive game. It's going to be a fun game. I'm excited to watch it. It's going to be an intriguing game," he said.
Regardless of who wins, he'll be right about one thing: It's definitely going to be an intriguing game.
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This probably won’t be the last guy asked for their prediction on this game.
Today, Heisman candidate and QB for Clemson Tajh Boyd was asked in a interview who he thought would win in the showdown of the weekend between Texas A&M and Alabama:
“Honestly? I got A&M,” Boyd told reporters, according to the Charleston Post and Courier. “A lot of people say Saban won’t...
Nick Saban's face turned red. His voice grew loud, into a bullying yell:
"I made a statement,'' he said. "DON'T ASK ME ABOUT THAT AGAIN.''
Saban took a non-story that nobody on earth was ever going to care about, especially during Texas A&M week -- something about a Yahoo! Sports report on a former player getting impermissible benefits and...
Alabama head football coach Nick Saban walked out of a Wednesday press conference after the multiple questions from the media regarding allegations made in an investigation by Yahoo! Sports that former Alabama offensive tackle D.J. Fluker had taken improper benefits while in school. He eventually walked out.
Here's video of the press conference, via The Crimson White.
Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban stormed out of his press conference on Wednesday when he fielded three questions in a row about the story/allegations against DJ Fluker and four other SEC players. The story says that the five players received improper benefits and Saban figured that he wouldn’t have to answer any questions about it after he gave a blanket statement...
The next time a coach accuses the media of hype, consider this sentence from Alabama Coach Nick Saban during Wednesday’s Southeastern Conference teleconference: “Texas A&M has an outstanding team, one of the best offensive teams probably in college football, maybe in the history of college football in term’s of their quarterback’s ability to make plays and the great job...
Check out that picture of Nick Saban and a half dozen coaches and assistants on the Alabama sideline. I can only see two non-obscured people, I can't see any shoes or cleats, and I still counted 14 swooshes. That's still not enough for Nike.
The retail giant that built the entire Oregon football program and rebranded half of the country this offseason wasn't satisfied...
Nick Saban gives the cold shoulder to the press after they focused on grilling him about Yahoo’s allegations that former offensive linemen stud DJ Fluker was funneling cash into the Alabama program. Sure Nick Saban is one smug bastard, but these idiots couldn’t ask one question about the biggest game of the season thus far. We are just days away from a Johnny Football v Crimson...
All eyes might be on Johnny Manziel in Saturday's Alabama-Texas A&M game - except for the Crimson Tide's defensive backs.
Top-ranked Alabama coach Nick Saban doesn't want his DBs turning back to check out No. 6 Texas A&M's electric quarterback when he's moving around in the backfield.
Too many things can happen, and most of them bad.
CLEMSON - Who is the fifth option at cornerback? How did Chad Kelly react after the first time he was tackled on Saturday? Tajh Boyd weighs in on his play vs. S.C. State.
Paul Finebaum trolled Texas, Mack Brown and their fans about Nick Saban coming to Texas (the state). Apparently, he also trolled Sports Illustrated and they have some egg on their face.Read more →
Much has been made of the trend in college football to run a fast-tick offense, the Hurry-Up-No-Huddle or Tempo Offense. Alabama Coach Nick Saban is not a proponent of the scheme, primarily because his background is defense and by denying the defense the opportunity to make substitutions, it limits defensive strategy.
We're switching the format up for this week's Tip Drill and answering a question from our Facebook page instead of posing them to each other. If we get enough questions on Facebook or Twitter we'll bump the Tip Drill into a mailbag format, so keep them coming throughout the season if you're sick of seeing us debate our own hypotheticals every week. This week's...
On September 3rd, at 2:00 pm CT, Kenny Bell, one of Alabama’s best wide receivers, made an announcement on Twitter by tweeting several times that he was retiring his senior year. He tweeted: “…It’s been a nice run but I’m hanging up my cleats,” as well as tweeting: “Time to focus on my responsibilities MY KIDS.” He sent an encouraging tweet to all of his teammates...
Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper insists this Texas A&M game is not about revenge.
Nick Saban said it's important to keep the approach businesslike and that the football field is no place for trash talk. Quarterback AJ McCarron believes his friendship with Texas A&M counterpart Johnny Manziel is overblown.
The top-ranked Crimson Tide and No. 6 Aggies are finally getting...
FOX Sports South's college football writers and guests offer a weekly preview of the upcoming slate. Here is the Week 3 preview, featuring the highly-touted Alabama-Texas A&M showdown:
Five Matchups to Watch
Alabama at Texas A&M: Nick Saban and the Crimson Tide have been looking forward to this matchup ever since the Aggies walked out of Tuscaloosa with a 29-24 win...