Posted December 07, 2012 on
The historical perception of Midwestern football has been defined by power. Conversely the image of Southeastern football is speed. Nick Saban has merged the two attributes to create a model many college football teams are trying to emulate. Alabama’s next opponent, Notre Dame, seems to have succeeded in replicating the Tide defensive standard.

No sleep for coaches 'till BCS Championship

NEW YORK (AP) -- Brian Kelly and Nick Saban expect many restless nights between now and the BCS championship game on Jan. 7. Kelly and top-ranked Notre Dame play Saban and No. 2 Alabama in Miami. The coaches appeared together at a news conference on Wednesday at the Nasdaq stock exchange in Times Square. "And in keeping with the venue where we are, you have two blue chip stocks...

A look back at some Heisman winners that didn't quite meet expectations

  As we prepare to welcome our newst Heisman Trophy winner, let's take a look back. High expectations go along with the winning the Heisman Trophy, but in many cases, a stellar college career doesn’t always continue into the pros. This is by no means a top 10 list; we left a few deserving others off, but look at it more as a subtle reminder that all...

Jones Takes Award As Best Center

One way to make a nice living would be to get the contract as trophy case carpenter for Barrett Jones. The Alabama senior is accepting awards with great frequency these days. The latest is the Rimington Trophy, presented to the nation's best center.

Barrett Jones Pulls In Another Honor

TOWSON, Md. – Alabama senior center Barrett Jones was named the 2012 Capital One Academic All-America of the Year for Division I football, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

Michael Lombardi As The Browns GM & Nick Saban As HC?

Greg Bedard of the Boston Globe reports that two NFL sources have informed him that NFL network analyst Michael Lombardi is in fact being considered for the Browns general manager job. Bedard adds that current Browns’ GM Tom Heckert could “force his way out after the season” if team president Joe Banner starts taking control of specific personnel and financial issues....

Auburn fans created these pins to support Notre Dame over Alabama

It’s no secret that Auburn fans don’t want the Alabama Crimson Tide to win the BCS National Championship over the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. We’ve already seen WarIrish t-shirts over at College Football Section and now these pins are showing up. An Auburn student claimed these were being passed around campus. The WarIrish campaign seems to be catching on. Alabama is listed...

Recruit with Auburn tattoo decommits from the Tigers

Reuben Foster, a five-star linebacker in the 2013 recruiting class, is having serious commitment issues. Foster had a year-long verbal commitment with the Alabama Crimson tide as a junior, and made news when he announced over the summer that he … Continue reading →
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