Posted August 28, 2012 on
Although it comes twice as often as Christmas, it seems to be the Alabama football depth chart from Nick Saban is anticipated even more than the arrival of St. Nick. Each year, once in late August and once before the bowl game, Bama issues a depth chart. It’s only good until the next game is played, but still it is interesting.

Tide Still The Best In SEC

The Alabama Crimson Tide have lost a lot off their 2012 National Championship-winning roster but Nick Saban’s crews never rebuilds, they simply reload. The same is the case for their current team that is set to kickoff the campaign against the Michigan Wolverines. The Crimson Tide graduated eight players to the NFL, including five that were taken among the first 35 selections of...

No. 2 Alabama's Lacy succeeds backfield stars

Tailback Eddie Lacy headlines a deep Alabama backfield this season. Lacy is set to make his first start for the second-ranked Crimson Tide Saturday night against No. 8 Michigan. He follows stars Trent Richardson and Mark Ingram, who were national champions and Heisman Trophy finalists in their first seasons as starters. Ingram won the award in 2009. Lacy says he and fellow running...

Young secondary picking up scheme quickly?

Alabama lacks depth in its secondary, which is no secret as coach Nick Saban has hammered that home all offseason. But that means younger and more inexperienced players will see playing time, which is OK as long as they understand the scheme. We'll see if that's so on Saturday.

Quick Hits: Saban familiar with Michigan's OC

Alabama head coach NIck Saban knows what he's up against in Michigan's offensive since their offensive coordinator Al Borges coached at Auburn several years ago.

30 Teams in 30 Days: #2 The University of Alabama Crimson Tide

Head Coach: Nick Saban (55-11 , entering 6th season) The Story: The receptor of one of the biggest breaks in recent college football memory, Alabama worked their way into a rematch against the only team they lost to in the regular season. Unworthy? No! They were very worthy. In fact, they took advantage of the [...]

2012 Pre-Season Preview: #2 Alabama Crimson Tide

2011 Record: 12-1 (7-1 in SEC) Head Coach: Nick Saban (55-12 at Bama, 146-56-1 All-Time) Last Bowl Game: 2011 season Insight Bowl: beat Iowa 31-14 2011 Preview 2011 Exit Survey   Schedule Glimpse: 2012 Schedule Link Out of Conference: 9/1 at Michigan, 9/8 vs WKU, 9/22 vs FAU, 11/17 vs Western Carolina Swing Games: 9/15 at Arkansas, 10/13 at Missouri, 10/20 at Tennessee...

#3 Alabama Crimson Tide

Alabama The Alabama Crimson Tide are the defending national champions and there are two words to describe them this season … Nick Saban. Saban has established himself as THE coach in college football and he does so by reloading yearly. The Tide return junior quarterback A.J. McCarron, who didn’t have a spectacular season last year, but when you play quarterback on a Nick Saban...

In the Trenches With … Alabama Confident but Wary of Denard Robinson

Alan Atchison of joined us to preview this weekend's game. Does he think Michigan has a shot against the mighty Crimson Tide? Continue reading →

Barrett Jones In New Spot For Tide

One of the observations about Alabama’s offense in 2012 is having a new offensive coordinator in Doug Nussmeier, who did not call the plays in his previous job at Washington. That’s because the head coach, Steve Sarkisian, one of football’s offensive masterminds, called his own plays.

Big Tentacles: Nick Saban on Denard Robinson, Purdue, and more.

Arrests in Ball assault. Police in Wisconsin arrest three individuals suspected of being involved with an attack on Wisconsin running back Montee Ball. (ESPN) Saban on Robinson.  Alabama head football coach Nick Saban compares Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson to former Auburn QB Cam Newton. (The Detroit Free Press) No Hope in Indiana? Purdue head football coach...

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: AJ McCarron, Nick Saban, Les Miles,'s college football season!

(Covering Dixie Like Mildew is the SWRT roundup of SEC news, with the occasional pesky Southern school from another conference.) It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year! The 2012 SEC college football schedule kicks off tonight as South Carolina takes on Vanderbilt in Nashville. (The Charleston Post and Courier) Riding the Storm Out. LSU head football coach Les Miles...

QUICK HITS: It's Michigan week

After avoiding questions regarding Michigan the best he could all offseason, Nick Saban addressed Alabama's first opponent during a press conference Monday.

Video: Walker Talks Tide

The Crimson Tide picked up a big commitment in 2013 defensive end DeMarcus Walker. The 6-foot-4, 280-pound standout of Sandalwood High School (Jacksonville, FL) is confident in his decision but still plans to take some visits this fall. Get the inside story on Walker's decision and which schools were close behind right here.

SEC Mascot Tat-Off: Mike The Tiger Vs. Big Al

That Alabama fan tattoo from a couple of weeks ago that BC introduced to the Internet is still sending shock waves through the SEC. Take LSU fan ‏@skillet2396. This guy spent a considerable amount of  time last week tweeting pretty much every major ESPN Twitter account, begging them to take notice of his Mike The Tiger. So, let’s have a tat-off. Better SEC mascot tattoo: Mike...

SEC aims to exceed expectations again

Its finally here. After a long, hot, dry summer with lots of talk, a few noteworthy suspensions, and the official welcome of a couple of new members, the draught is almost over. Kickoff is just days away. Fans cant wait: especially SEC fans. The conference has five of the top-10 teams in nation before the first points of the year have been scored. And while that makes for an awfully...
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