Posted October 13, 2013 on AP on Fox
Top-ranked Alabama's latest blowout win included enough mistakes to concern coach Nick Saban and his players. The Crimson Tide (6-0, 3-0 Southeastern Conference) steamrolled Kentucky 48-7 on Saturday night, but only after an error-prone start featuring turnovers and dropped passes for the two-time defending champions. What gnawed at defensive players more than allowing their first touchdown in four games was letting the Wildcats drive 75 yards for the score. Even though the Crimson Tide had a commanding 31-0 lead in the middle of the third quarter, Alabama players were disappointed in their efforts. They say the breakdowns in an otherwise stellar performance are examples of where improvement is needed. There will be a quality control review of the mistakes this week by Alabama, focusing on improving execution before beginning a three-game homestand against Arkansas on Saturday. ''We made a lot of plays; we made a lot of explosive plays,'' Saban said after the...

Alabama Football: First quarter struggles don’t stop Tide dominantion

By the time Penn State took Michigan to 4 over times and won at home, Johnny Manziel needed to be helped off the field due to a knee injury (don’t worry he made it back to play), and Texas beat Oklahoma in the Red River Rivalry- Alabama had already dodged the day dubbed, “upset Saturday”. With a 48-7 rout of Kentucky, Alabama football solidified a season high 668 yards on offense...

Know your opponent: Alabama Crimson Tide

It gets a lot easier for the Cats after facing Louisville, Florida and South Carolina the last three games. Now they get the No. 1 team in the land, the Alabama Crimson Tide. While the Tide comes into this game at No. 1, I do not believe they are as imposing as they have been the last four years or so. Nick Saban has said repeatedly that this team is not the defending national champions...

Arkansas Coach Bret Bielema Is Telling His Team Not To Be “Debbie Downers” Ahead Of Alabama Matchup

Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema isn’t exactly killing it so far in his move to the SEC. The Razorbacks, who also fell to Rutgers on the road, have yet to win a league game, falling to 0-3 after an absolute beat down at the hands of South Carolina, 52-7. The matchup with the Gamecocks was the third in a row against a ranked opponent – the first two being Texas A&M and Florida...

Steen Earns SEC O-Line Recognition

About an hour before lunch on Monday, Alabama senior offensive guard Anthony Steen got a telephone call from his father. Dad had good news. Anthony had been selected as the Southeastern Conference offensive lineman of the week.

Alabama throttles Cats and opens record books in process

The first quarter was absolutely dominated by the Crimson Tide, but the scoreboard still read 0-0. Whether it was a fumble or a dropped pass, Alabama continuously utilized one or the other to prevent them from putting points on the board. It almost appeared that Mark Stoops had punched in the fumble cheats and the dropped pass cheats. But, Alabama got three quick in the second quarter...

Photo: Alabama-painted Jack Russell terrier rolls for the Tide

We thought the 'Bama poodle was an isolated incident. Boy we were naive. This Jack Russell Terrier sports some serious pride for the Crimson Tide.

Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Kentucky Wildcats: Odds, Point Spread, Over/Under and tv info

getty images The No. 1 team in the nation, the Alabama Crimson Tide will face off against the Kentucky Wildcats on Saturday. Alabama is 5-0 entering Saturday’s game while their fellow SEC counterparts in Kentucky are a mere 1-4 at this point in the season. Coverage of Saturday’s game between Alabama and Kentucky will air on ESPN2 and WatchESPN beginning at 7:00 pm ET from Commonwealth...

Alabama Gets Job Done On The Road

It is not impossible for Kentucky to beat Alabama in Lexington. It was just impossible for THIS Kentucky to beat THIS Alabama anywhere. The Crimson Tide’s 48-7 win Saturday night gave the Crimson Tide an all-time record of 36-2-1 against the Wildcats. And to be honest, it might be a long time before Kentucky can beat Alabama in football anywhere.

Cats no match for top-ranked Tide

Kentucky was no match for top-ranked Alabama on Saturday at Commonwealth Stadium. The Crimson Tide racked up 668 yards of total offense en route to a 48-7 win over the Wildcats.
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