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Alabama's freshman skill-position players of offense are coming of age just as the top-ranked Crimson Tide enter the most critical part of their schedule.
Amari Cooper and T.J. Yeldon each scored two touchdowns Saturday in Alabama's 44-13 rout of Tennessee. Cooper caught seven passes and set an Alabama freshman single-game record with 162 receiving yards. Yeldon rushed for 129 yards on 15 carries.
Alabama (7-0, 4-0 SEC) has won each of its first seven games by at least 19 points, but the Tide have much greater challenges ahead. Alabama's next three games are all against ranked SEC Western Division foes: No. 13 Mississippi State, No. 6 LSU and No. 22 Texas A&M. The Mississippi State and Texas A&M games are at home, but Alabama will have to travel to LSU.
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Amari Cooper had a very good night for the Alabama Crimson Tide in Knoxville Saturday as the true freshman hauled in seven passes for 162 yards and two touchdowns in a 44-13 win over Tennessee.
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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.
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It’s national title game night. Everything is on the line this college football season with a SEC rematch. For the game preview/prediction analysis go here.
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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.
Alabama has run its streak of weeks at No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll to eight, the longest stay atop the rankings by the Crimson Tide.
Alabama received 59 of 60 first-place votes from the media panel. The Tide has twice previously been No. 1 for seven consecutive weeks - in 1979 when Bear Bryant coached `Bama to a national title and in 1980 when the Tide finished...
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.
Check out InsideTennessee's preview of the Vols game with the No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide in Knoxville. Be sure to come to IT for all the latest from Neyland Stadium.
Amari Cooper caught two of A.J. McCarron's four touchdown passes Saturday as No. 1 Alabama defeated Tennessee 44-13 for its sixth consecutive victory over the Volunteers.
Cooper finished with seven receptions for 162 yards, including a 23-yard touchdown in the first quarter and a 42-yard score in the third. Cooper also had a 30-yard touchdown nullified by a penalty.
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?
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Florida remained at No. 3 in The Associated Press college football poll, though it did garner one first-place vote, narrowing the gap between the Gators and No. 2 Oregon.
Alabama is No. 1 for the eighth straight week, the longest stay atop the rankings by the Crimson Tide. Alabama received 59 of 60 first-place votes from the media panel. The Crimson Tide had been the unanimous No...
Stop me if you’ve heard this one. “Alabama hasn’t played anyone.” The big test is always coming, and thus far the Crimson Tide has been able to handle it. To be sure, the Crimson Tide benefited from some bad injury luck, Arkansas and Missouri not having their starting quarterbacks when they played Bama. Regardless, drama has not been the theme of Tide football games this season.
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.
Football historians can cite numerous examples of the kicking game being paramount in the classic Third Saturday in October clashes between Alabama and Tennessee. Legendary coaches Robert Neyland for the Vols and Paul Bryant for the Crimson Tide put utmost importance on special teams.
Any team having a notion to defeat Alabama should construct a defensive wall with brick strength to stop the elephant strong running back tandem of Eddie Lacy and T.J. Yeldon. Guest speaker at the New Horizons Credit Union 1st and 10 meeting held at the Heron Lakes Country Club in Mobile on Monday evening was the architect of the LSU fortress, defensive line coach Brick Haley.