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Right in the middle of the madness. #AuburnOaks #Toomers twitter.com/MattCrouchAU/s…— Matt Crouch (@MattCrouchAU) April 20, 2013 If Saturday’s spring games were a sign of things to come, then that Chick-Fil-A kickoff game on Aug. 31 between Alabama and Virginia Tech in Atlanta could see more interceptions than offensive scores. There were interceptions galore in the two spring games on Saturday, including several pick-sixes. Thankfully coaches Frank Beamer of Virginia Tech and Nick Saban of Alabama used a traditional scoring system in their respective spring games. Other schools, like Tennessee, Notre Dame, Texas Tech, Penn State, and Wisconsin, used odd scoring systems that awarded points for defensive plays such as sacks and turnovers and offensive first downs. Considering that scores simply do not matter in these games, which are used primarily to evaluate players in a gameday-like atmosphere, an alternative scoring system is needlessly confusing. Bill O’Brien’s firs...
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Check out the video. Auburn fans rolled the two historic oak trees at Toomer’s Corner with toilet paper one last time, after an Alabama fan poisoned the trees two-and-a-half years ago. Thousands gathered for the event following the Auburn Tiger’s spring football game.
Alabama linebacker C.J. Mosley.
Good recruiting is definitely a strong part of Alabama's success under head football coach Nick Saban. One of the underlooked cornerstones of that success is how Saban's success in recruiting in the coastal area of the state, which includes Mobile. Saban recently spoke on subject.
Saban says: "There are a lot of guys on our team...
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."
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...
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)
More Alabama fans apparently wanted their pictures in front of the statue of Crimson...
What do quarterback talk to their head coaches about on the sidelines, if you're Alabama starting QB, and known bow tie fetishist A.J. McCarron, you ask Crimson Tide HC Nick Saban about his tie. The proof? Saban was miked up during Alabama's spring game when McCarron's curiosity got the best of him.
It should be noted that this will probably be the last time...
It the thrill gone in Tuscaloosa? Perish the thought. But the truth is that Alabama's spring game was watched by the second-lowest crowd in Bryant-Denny Stadium since Nick Saban took over at the Crimson Tide's head football coach.
Attendance figures for the A-Day game were announced as 78,315. The only figures lower than that was for Saban's first A-Game as 'Bama...
Alabama completed its 15 days of spring practice with it’s a-Day Game at Bryant-Denny Stadium Saturday and the team did not completely and positively answer a question for Crimson Tide Coach Nick Saban.
Welcome to the Fallout - Sunday edition.
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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Auburn’s fans really like their football team, how much? So much that 83,401 of them showed up to watch the Tigers’ A-Day game Saturday at Jordan-Hare Stadium. The A-game is Auburn’s Spring game and the attendance number smashed the previous record which was set at 63,217 by a certain Cam Newton and team. Tickets were originally $5, but in order to get folks in the stadium...
Many (La.) 2015 offensive tackle Garrett Thomas talks about his weekend trip to Alabama. What did Nick Saban discuss with the 6-6, 295-pound blue-chipper?
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...
Auburn fans said goodbye to the two oak trees at Toomer's Corner with one more toilet paper celebration following the spring game on Saturday.
An A-day-record crowd of 83,401 watched the Orange team defeat the Blue squad 35-14 at Jordan-Hare Stadium in Gus Malzahn's first spring game since he was hired to coach the Tigers. Thousands of fans then made their way over to drape...
If any of you ever wondered why the SEC is the biggest College Football conference of them all, well, here is an answer to your question.
Auburn and Tennessee both held their spring games on Saturday....and well, they were pretty well attended.
To be specific, Auburn, had over 83,000 in the house (check out the photo). Yes, that's correct, the 3-9 Tigers with a persecution...