Found October 25, 2011 on College Football Talk:
Ahead of their momentous matchup with LSU the weekend after next, Alabama learned its depth has taken a little bit of an injury hit. In a release, the Tide confirmed that freshman offensive tackle Cyrus Kouandjio will miss the remainder of the season with a knee injury.  Head coach Nick Saban said Kouandjio will require…

Animated: Nick Saban’s Parking Ticket Reaction

On Monday, Alabama head coach Nick Saban got a parking ticket. You’ve most likely had one before, hell, we all have, but when the head coach of one of the nation’s top football team get in trouble with the law, you’re probably going to hear about. In this instance we even got word that this [...]

Dont'a Hightower and Courtney Upshaw Named Semifinalist for Butkus Award

Alabama junior linebacker Dont'a Hightower and senior linebacker Courtney Upshaw were each selected as one of 12 semifinalists for the 27th annual Butkus Award, which goes to the nations' top linebacker it was announced on Monday afternoon.

LSU-Bama attempting record-setting gumbo

When Les Miles’ No. 1 LSU Tigers take on Nick Saban’s No. 2 Alabama Crimson Tide on Nov. 5, it will no doubt be the most-watched college football game on television. The last time two top-ranked college football teams played each other during the regular season was in 2006, when No. 1 Ohio State beat No. 2 Michigan, 42-39. “It's been a couple of weeks there's been...

BLITZIndex: Alabama has a 1-1-1 plan for defensive dominance

Herman Cain presents a 9-9-9 Plan to overhaul the US Tax Code (one can imagine the German response), but the Alabama Crimson Tide has already rewritten a few complex offensive game plans in 2011. That is why they rank atop our rankings of the most difficult defensive matchup in the college football country 1-1-1. Lou Saban’s squad sets the standard at all three of the defensive...

Top 25: The Alabama-LSU beat goes on, but not for long

Now in its seventh year, the College Football BlogPoll is a weekly effort of dozens of college football-centric Web sites representing a wide array of schools under the oversight of SB Nation. As always, this is an ever-evolving snapshot meant to judge teams exclusively on their existing resumés. It pays as little regard as possible to my guess as to what's going to happen...

SECond down: Stage set for No. 1 vs. No. 2 showdown

Unbeatens No. 1 LSU and No. 2 Alabama destroyed the opposition Saturday -- the Tigers 45-10 over Auburn and the Crimson Tide 37-6 over Tennessee -- heading into open dates for each team.

Softball. Softball Releases 2012 Schedule

Alabama head softball coach Patrick Murphy announced the 2012 schedule on Wednesday. The schedule features 56 games, including 30 home games and three tournaments that will be hosted at Rhoads Stadium. The Crimson Tide will also host the 2012 Southeastern Conference Tournament.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Nick Saban, Aaron Murray, Tyler Bray, and more.

(Covering Dixie Like Mildew is the SWRT roundup of SEC news, with the occasional pesky Southern school from another conference.)  Bye...

LSU-Alabama game wrapped in 2 weeks of hype

(Eds: Stands as 1st Ld-Writethru on state lines to update with details, quotes. With AP Photos.) By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer Two weeks of frenzied pre-game buildup. Behind the scenes TV maneuverings. Four-digit ticket prices. This 1-versus-2 showdown between LSU and Alabama has both the hype and the feel of a game played in January with a title actually on the line instead of...
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