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Alabama Crimson Tide
Its been a pillar of Alabamas success under Nick Saban. Along with a devastating defense, the Crimson Tide have been defined by a deep, potent running game.
What began with Terry Grant and Glen Coffee has seen the pieces change but the domination stay the same. Out steps Grant and eventual Heisman Trophy winner Mark Ingram picks up the load; Coffees departure gave way to Trent Richardson; and after Ingram, Eddie Lacy has delivered.
These days, the running game is in the hands of Lacy, a junior, and freshman T.J. Yeldon, and its business as usual in Tuscaloosa.
It's always been our goal to play two guys -- not always equally, but fairly equally to where both guys have a better chance to sustain the season at a high level and are productive throughout, Saban said.
That philosophy has certainly paid off.
Since Sabans arrival in 2007, the Crimson Tide have had two running backs run for at least 545 yards every season, and had three 1,000-yard rushers in that span. Lacy and Yeld...
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I’m sure that you’ve probably been beaten over the head with the upcoming LSU v Alabama game this week, but it’s probably going to be the only Crimson Tide game worth watching... [[ Read More ]]
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Nick Saban turned 61 on Halloween and took a reporter along with him for the day. He did make one surprising revelation about the day.
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Happy birthday, Nick Saban…you might want to get that growth removed before the weekend Today is Halloween. Today is also Nick Saban’s birthday. these two things are mutually exclusive and totally independent of each other…but the Devil appreciates the irony nonetheless. To celebrate this joyous occasion, and in anticipation of the Alabama/LSU game this weekend, some...
Alabama coach Nick Saban says game manager is the ultimate compliment for a quarterback.
He says that's what the top-ranked Crimson Tide has in the nation's top-rated passer AJ McCarron. No. 5 LSU would love to get similar efficiency from strong-armed Zach Mettenberger in Saturday night's game.
Both are supported by punishing tailbacks and terrific defenses.
QUICK HITS: Alabama head coach Nick Saban discussed LSU's pass rush, how his offensive line will deal with it, Tigers' quarterback Zach Mettenberger and more at his Wednesday night press conference.
Quarterback AJ McCarron wore his knee brace again, wide receiver Amari Cooper was the most active he's been all week, and some other observations from Wednesday afternoon's Alabama practice.
Maybe the force-field that has shielded the end zone the past two times Alabama and LSU have tangled won't be quite so powerful Saturday night.
The top-ranked Crimson Tide and No. 5 Tigers smacked into it in last season's two meetings at various points on the field, crossing the goal line only once between them.
Alabama especially has been forced to attempt a cascade of...
This game has some serious high stakes this year as there are National Championship game implications, yet again. This Trailer, created by an LSU fan, is well-crafted and certainly makes you excited for this massive game this weekend. Something tells me that even though LSU is motivated, it probably won’t be enough to beat the machine that is the Alabama Crimson Tide.
Just because it's LSU week doesn't mean Alabama will change its mindset or message. The Crimson Tide is treating this Saturday just like any other.
Ouachita junior WR Cameron Sims is being recruited by both LSU and Alabama, and the 6-4, 195-pound playmaker will be in attendance Saturday when the Tigers and Crimson Tide lock horns in Baton Rouge.