Posted September 29, 2012 on
Alabama head coach Nick Saban wants the Tide to understand they don't need an “I told you so” type of game to realize what’s at stake.

Alabama watched video of Tim Tebow’s promise speech to avoid upset

Tim Tebow is serving as a source of motivation for one of his biggest former rivals. Heading into what would be the perfect trap game scenario at home against Ole Miss, Nick Saban is trying to keep his No.1-ranked Alabama squad focused. One loss can cost a team a season, and that loss could come at any time if the Tide fail to take all of their opponents seriously. That’s where...

Nick Saban used Tim Tebow to motivate the Crimson Tide

You may have noticed that the Alabama Crimson Tide disposed of Ole Miss with very little trouble on Saturday, 33-14. Head coach, Nick Saban, wanted to make certain that the team didn’t over look Ole Miss, simply because they are, Ole Miss. And while many believe that Bammer could just sleepwalk through games, it isn’t [...]

Saban admits Rebels put defense in tough spot

Though Alabama beat Ole Miss 33-14 Saturday night to improve to 5-0, head coach Nick Saban admitted that the Rebels' uptempo, hurry-up offense caught the Tide a little off guard.

No. 1 Alabama's Lacy starting to hit his stride

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer The questions facing Eddie Lacy these days are turning more from the toe and ankle to TDs and yards. Top-ranked Alabama' starting tailback had a slow start as Trent Richardson's successor this season, but appears to be hitting his stride after an offseason limited by injuries. Lacy ran for three touchdowns against Arkansas...

No. 1 Bama enters open date before tough stretch

No. 1 Alabama has a breather before starting on its toughest stretch of the season. The Crimson Tide enjoys an open date after five double-digit wins. Alabama returns with a five-week stretch of Southeastern Conference games that includes road trips to Missouri, Tennessee and No. 4 LSU. Visiting Bryant-Denny Stadium are No. 20 Mississippi State and Texas A&M. Tide cornerback...

Alabama is unanimous No. 1

Alabama is a unanimous No. 1 and LSU slipped another spot in The Associated Press college football poll. The Crimson Tide received all 60 first-place votes for the first time this season. The Tigers had a second straight sketchy performance, this time against Towson, and dropped a spot for the second consecutive week. LSU won 38-22 at home against the FCS opponent Saturday night...

Cooper emerging as go-to receiver

Wide receiver Amari Cooper caught eight passes for 84 yards and two touchdowns in Alabama's 33-14 win over Ole Miss Saturday night. Coach Nick Saban said he's been waiting for the true freshman to have a breakout game, and he finally did.

Look At Numbers For Tide Vs. Rebs

The number that stands out is 31. Who would have expected Ole Miss to score 31 points against Texas, as the Rebels did earlier this season? Of course, the Longhorns scored 66. No surprise, then, that Alabama Coach Nick Saban has mentioned the Mississippi offense as an area of concern.

2013 NFL Draft Preview: #75 Barrett Jones, OC Alabama Crimson Tide

HGT:  6-5      WGT:  320 YR:  SR         POS:  OC Pros: Great length, long arms Good lateral foot quickness Versatile (former Left Tackle) Looks comfortable in reaching the 2nd level (good angles) Excels in combo blocks and peeling off to the 2nd level Looks comfortable in space READ MORE….

QUICK HITS: Alabama beats Ole Miss 33-14

The Rebels certainly provided the Crimson Tide with their biggest challenge so far this season, offensively and defensively. But Alabama was able to respond to adversity and heads into the bye week with a clean 5-0 record.

On From Here

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Ole Miss had No. 1 Alabama right where it wanted the Crimson Tide. Down. The first deficit for Alabama all season.

Alabama remains No. 1 in both polls

After beating Ole Miss 33-14 Saturday night, the Crimson Tide is holding steady atop the AP and Coaches' polls.

For Fifth Straight Year, Tide Is 5-0

Alabama has now opened the season with at least five consecutive wins in five straight seasons, the first time in storied Crimson Tide history that Bama has put together such a streak.

RANK COMMENT 1 Although the Crimson Tide did not dominate Ole Miss, Nick Saban’s team did feel what it was like to trail in a game for the first time all season (for 15 whole seconds). 2 Just like last week, Oregon struggled for a half. Washington State played well but the Ducks are on a mission. One thing to watch: DeAnthony Thomas has to touch the ball more early...
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