Posted October 24, 2012 on
Notebook: On the SEC Coaches Teleconference Wednesday, Alabama's Nick Saban discussed what's different about AJ McCarron this year and his opinion on the 2013 SEC schedule, while Mississippi State's Dan Mullen called this weekend's matchup vs. the Tide a “championship-caliber game.”

Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron’s last interception was against Mississippi State

The Alabama Crimson Tide and Mississippi State Bulldogs will face each other as undefeated teams for the first time since 1942 this Saturday. Both teams have two of the three longest winning streaks in the country and both of their quarterbacks are two of the three with 15+ touchdowns and less than 2 interceptions. That brings us to AJ McCarron. McCarron has been nothing short of...

Nick Saban evades discussing A.J. McCarron's Heisman chances.

The Heisman Trophy hype for Alabama starting quarterback A.J. McCarron continues to heat up. One place you won't hear it coming from though is from the mouth of McCarron and Bama's head football coach, Nick Saban. "AJ has played very, very well for us," he said. "He hasn't turned the ball over, makes a lot of good choices and decisions." The...

College football: Tailgater best and worst of week 8

Ordinarily, holding a team to 183 total yards is a good recipe for success.  Ordinarily, allowing 55 points is not.  Both of the teams that accomplished these feats lost on Saturday, and both losses are equally damaging.  That’s proof that sometimes it doesn’t matter how you get there.South Carolina’s defense limited Florida to fewer than 100 passing and fewer than 100 yards...

SEC West unbeatens Alabama, Mississippi State meet

Nick Saban and Alabama have seemingly mastered the art of big games, but that atmosphere is still fairly new to Mississippi State. The top-ranked Crimson Tide hosts the 13th-ranked Bulldogs Saturday night in a matchup of unbeaten SEC West teams. The winner gains the inside track for the division title, though both must play No. 6 LSU in the next few weeks. The Bulldogs are off...

QUICK HITS: Monday with Saban

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.

The Alabama Crimson Tide continue their dominance in license plating

The Alabama Crimson Tide continue to use the Alabama “A” to come up with creative (and usually offensive) phrases on their license. We’ve seen an Alabama license plate that read along the lines of “A-hole” but more offensive. Some of the license plates were just too offensive to post. I’m sure the Alabama football team and Nick Saban really appreciate the gesture from...

A win over MSU means a happy Bama homecoming

Notebook: Alabama head coach Nick Saban said that Saturday's homecoming will only be a happy occasion if the Tide gets it done on the field. "It still always comes back to that," he said.

Practice Report: 10/22

At his press conference Monday morning, Alabama head coach Nick Saban said there were no new injuries to report and everyone should be able to practice this week. That seemed to be the case this afternoon.

Alabama holds the championship for best moon pies

Are you and Alabama Crimson Tide fan? Are you and Auburn Tiger fan? Do you want Gene Chizik fired? Do you worship Nick Saban on Sundays? Maybe you would like to add to your diabetes risk by buying these moon pies that are Alabama or Auburn themed. The people seem to love them! These moon pies will shoot so much sugar and glucose into your system that your football team won’t even...

A battle of undefeateds

Saturday will be a battle of the perfect records when No. 11 Mississippi State comes to Bryant-Denny Stadium to try and knock off No. 1 Alabama. The Bulldogs are reeling and as Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban said this week, MSU is the best team his has faced all season.

A.J. McCarron is underrated. Because Todd McShay said so.

If Todd McShay had his way , the NFL would have to wait until 2014 for A.J. McCarron's bow tie awesomeness. What does ESPN draft guru Todd McShay think of Alabama starting quarterback A.J. McCarron? He thinks the Crimson Tide QB is "underrated," that's what. “He is probably the most underrated quarterback in college football today,” McShay said...

Undefeated Mississippi State Bulldogs will face undefeated Alabama this week

Dan Mullen and the 7 – 0 Mississippi State Bulldogs will travel to Tuscaloosa this weekend to face Nick Saban and the 7 – 0 Crimson Tide. To everyone’s surprise, this will be a match-up of undefeated teams. This will be the biggest game of Mullen’s head coaching career and with a win, Mullen could solidify himself as a threat in the SEC West, something he’s been close to...

Week 9 Polls Of Power And Failure

TEXAS PETE POWER POLL HEAT INDEX CHILI PEPPERS Ranking those who carried on while others around them were crushed by failure and/or incompetence. 1.  Will Muschamp While OVERCOMING ADVERSITY ON THE FIELD, Muschamp's team crushed one of two remaining threats to his trip to Atlanta and brought national attention to voice immodulation. 2.  Dan Mullen Unlike a certain...

CFBZ Podcast #8: Talking SEC with Barrett Sallee

This week we were lucky enough to be joined by the Bleacher Report's lead SEC football writer Barrett Sallee to talk all things SEC. Make sure you check out his SEC Blog as it's one of the top reads out there on the net. Here's a re-cap on what we talked about and make sure you scroll to the bottom to listen to the thirty minute podcast. You can also download...
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