Posted September 23, 2013 on
AJ McCarron was different than riding out a hurricane. Failure to avoid a hurricane is not good because it’s not THAT the wind is blowing; it’s WHAT the wind is blowing, like pieces of buildings. In speaking to the Alabama media Monday, it wasn’t so much WHAT the Crimson Tide quarterback said (though that was insightful) as THAT he showed up to say it.
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Alabama has been so dominant over the last five seasons that when the Crimson Tide show any kind of weakness, a mass of euphoria sweeps the nation.
“Alabama just gave up a 30 yard pass. Their secondary looks weak! Maybe even we could throw on them and get a few cheap touchdowns!”
“Wow, look at that mediocre team sacking A. J. McCarron. Our guys can do that!”
AJ McCarron passed for 258 yards and threw a 30-yard touchdown to DeAndrew White in the fourth quarter to lift No. 1 Alabama to a 31-6 victory over Colorado State on Saturday night.
Kenyan Drake set up one touchdown with a blocked punt and scored on a 3-yard touchdown run for the Crimson Tide (3-0), which sputtered at times. Alabama managed only one offensive touchdown and no third...
Alabama's special teams and defense are providing a pretty nice bailout whenever the offense isn't racking up points.
The top-ranked Crimson Tide has scored just about every which way this season - returning a punt, a kick, a blocked punt and two interceptions for touchdowns.
That knack helped Alabama (3-0) beat No. 10 Texas A&M and create more lopsided scores against...
Alabama Coach Nick Saban dropped the name as easily as most would have mentioned his auto mechanic. “I was just talking to Zach Johnson out there...,” Saban said, pointing in the general direction to his office from the media center in the Mal Moore Athletics Building during Saban’s Monday press briefing.
NEW YORK With most of the top teams merely tuning up, there is little movement in The Associated Press college football poll this week. Alabama remains No. 1 and the first 14 teams in the rankings held their positions from last week.
The Crimson Tide did lose some support from the media panel, dropping from 59 first-place votes last week to 56. Alabama beat Colorado State 31-6...
The Good: Alabama was able to dominate yet another opponent. AJ McCarron completed 20 of 26 passes for 258 yards and a TD. Alabama’s defense was stout while holding Colorado State to 6 points.
The Bad: The Crimson Tide’s offense is still not firing on all cylinders as they are 13th in the SEC in total offense. Their leading rusher on Saturday was held to 47 yards...
Alabama tried to infiltrate the Bayou and steal Dylan Moses, the freak 15-year-old from Baton Rouge, LA, but the LSU Tigers ended up being the ones to get an early commit from the high school freshman. Yes, a freshman. You…Read more →
Alabama Crimson Tide vs Ole Miss Rebels football preview and predictions. Who will win this SEC West showdown in Tuscaloosa?
Two things that were not a surprise in this week’s college football polls: Alabama remained number one and the Crimson Tide had a little slippage in number one votes.
With most of the top teams merely tuning up, there is little movement in The Associated Press college football poll this week. Alabama remains No. 1 and the first 14 teams in the rankings held their positions from last week.
The Crimson Tide did lose some support from the media panel, dropping from 59 first-place votes last week to 56. Alabama beat Colorado State 31-6 on Saturday...
Although Alabama assistant football coaches are fairly anonymous, rarely available for interviews, when Jim McElwain was the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach for the Crimson Tide from 2008-11, enough was revealed to know that he had bigger things ahead.
Tyler Carr is one of the top junior offensive line prospects in the South, and he spent his Saturday checking out Alabama during the Crimson Tide's home opener. Get inside to get his full impression of Nick Saban's program.
For the second year in a row, Ole Miss plays at Alabama. The Rebels were competitive last year in a 33-14 loss. Coach Hugh Freeze believes his team is better prepared for the No. 1 ranked Crimson Tide this time around.
The Alabama Crimson Tide remains atop the AP Top 25 for another week but gave up three first place votes to Oregon who had an off week.
In the latest pole the top 14 remains unchanged.