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Alabama defensive end Damion Square talked about the Crimson Tide returning great players. Bama tight end Michael Williams called quarterback AJ McCarron in 2011 “a plug-in.” Both situations are the result of developing depth.

McCarron named to Davey O'Brien Watch List

Alabama's A.J. McCarron is one of 34 players up for the Davey O'Brien Award, which honors the nation's top quarterback. McCarron is also on watch lists for the Maxwell and Manning awards.

Saban's daughter denies fight suit

The daughter of University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban is denying claims in a lawsuit that she seriously injured a sorority sister during a fight. Kristen Saban filed her response Tuesday to a suit by Sarah Grimes, who claims the two got into a fight over a Facebook post after a night of drinking in August 2010. Kristen Saban's attorney last week filed a motion to...

Saban: 'Bama vets know traps of trying to repeat

Nick Saban says some of Alabama's veterans can use past experiences of trying to repeat as national champions to avoid missteps. He notes that players who were on both the 2009 and 2011 title teams know the potential pitfalls and what made them successful. Alabama fans and players view the 10-3 record in 2010 as a disappointment given the program's expectations. Tight end...

Jones, McCarron on Walter Camp watch list

Alabama center Barrett Jones and quarterback A.J. McCarron have been named to the watch list for the Walter Camp Award, which is given to the nation's most outstanding player.

SEC Media Days: Barrett Jones

Alabama center Barrett Jones touched on several topics at SEC Media Days Thursday, including his third position change, what it's like to be recruited by Nick Saban and what he does in his freet time, but he also explained why 2012 will not be a repeat of 2010 for the Tide.

Lacy named to Doak Walker Award watch list

Alabama running back Eddie Lacy is one of 52 players that's been named to the Doak Walker Award watch list. Lacy, who was nursing an injury this spring, is healthy and ready to be the Tide's top back this season.

Morning Playbook - The Dark Saban Rises

This man has ideas people. SEC media days wrapped up in Hoover, Alabama just in time for everybody to flock to their local movie theaters for the midnight release of the latest Batman movie, The Dark Knight Rises. Alabama's Nick Saban has already risen to become the coaching icon the college football world needs at this time, according to Dennis Dodd from CBSSports...

Saban Favors Nine Game SEC Schedule

Alabama Coach Nick Saban said Thursday that he hopes for a nine-game Southeastern Conference schedule because the players deserve the opportunity to play against all other SEC schools during the course of their careers.

Media barred while Alabama’s Nick Saban used restroom

Reporters were barred from using a hotel restroom while Alabama head football coach Nick Saban relieved himself during a break in the action at SEC Media Days. The Birmingham News reports that a short line formed outside the restroom while Saban was inside with University of Alabama athletic relations coordinator Cedric Burns. Two security officials reportedly blocked the line...

SEC Media Days: Day Two notebook

Gene Stallings is a Texas A&M man through and through. That might pain Alabama fans to hear -- Stallings led the Crimson Tide to the 1992 national championship season -- but it's a tale of origins. Texas A&M is home to Stallings, and Stallings calls Kyle Field home. He played at Texas A&M under Bear Bryant (another Alabama legend) as one of the famed "Junction...

New Pro Players From Tide Do Well

Following the conclusion of the 2012 Alabama baseball season, three Crimson Tide players were selected in the 2012 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. Those three players, Taylor Dugas, Ian Gardeck and Jared Reaves, are all off to a good start to their professional careers, as all are playing in the Class A Short Season for their respective clubs.

12 Bama players make pre-season All-SEC team

The Crimson Tide leads the league with 12 players on the pre-season All-Conference team, which was announced Thursday at SEC Media Days.

Another top flight TE for the Tide

Alabama now has the top tight end class in the country without question. They already had O.J. Howard, no. one tight end in the country on board, now they have Josh McNeil. Find out what the Crimson Tide are getting here.
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