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Tuscaloosa, Ala. -- You would expect the winner of back-to-back national championships to draw a big crowd for the spring football game, especially on a perfect 65-degree day without a cloud in the sky.
But it could have been 30 and snowing and Bryant-Denny Stadium would have been packed. Thats how spring football rolls in Alabama. As quarterback A.J. McCarron says in the pre-packaged introduction that airs on the big screen before kickoff, At some schools they play football: At Alabama, we live it.
There was no doubting the truth in that statement when the Crimson Team kicked off to the White at 2:05 p.m. local time in Tuscaloosa. The place was filled with fans cheering as if the SEC West title was on the line.
The White team won 17-14 after breaking up a goal-line drive by the Crimson in the final 10 seconds. But the score was even more meaningless than the game itself. In case anyone had forgotten that this was a scrimmage, Nick Saban fielded three quarterbacks for the White team...
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Alabama coach Nick Saban left a turnover-filled spring game feeling some players are ''too comfortable with their circumstances.''
Then again, he says he was just as dissatisfied at this point with the three Crimson Tide teams that won national titles in the past four years.
Quarterback AJ McCarron passed for 223 yards and a touchdown but was also intercepted twice...
Alabama coach Nick Saban expressed his disappointment in the Tide following the 2013 A-Day Spring Game: "Too many people, too comfortable with their position."
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I have to praise you like I should.
Alabama HC Nick Saban once
again praises Crimson Tide QB A.J. McCarron's leadership skills.
Translation: Saban still hasn't seen that photo of McCarron wearing that
Wacka Locka Flame "DRUGS" beanie cap. (al.com)
Obligatory Johnny Manziel story of the day.
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Alabama linebacker C.J. Mosley.
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Alabama running back Eddie Lacy explained to Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Tyler Dunne that his poor pre-draft workout was due to his hamstring injury that didn't leav ehim much time for conditioning after it had healed.
"By the time it was anywhere close to 100 percent, I only had two weeks to train," Lacy said.
"Everybody knows that two weeks is not enough...
Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC: All your crystal football are belong to us.
I see nothing! I hear nothing! I know nothing!
An internal review by Auburn claims to have found no evidence of the academic fraud that was claimed by reporter Selena Roberts. (al.com)
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Kyle Overstreet’s walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning lifted Alabama to their biggest win of the year, as the Crimson Tide defeated the second-ranked LSU Tigers, 4-3, in a Southeastern Conference game on Sunday afternoon from Sewell-Thomas Stadium.
As the Alabama Crimson Tide approach their A-Day spring game questions start to encircle their 3-4 defense focusing more on their linebackers. Coming into spring practice, Alabama linebacking corps company was thought to be the strength of their team and possibly the best inside linebackers Nick Saban has coached since he's started his tenure. Three of the four starters from...