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Pat Forde says Alabama has SEC’s worst helmets

In his 2015 SEC at a Glance, Pat Forde gives no love to the Alabama Crimson Tide’s traditional uniforms, while calling the Arkansas Razorbacks’ helmets the best in the SEC. Forde also gave his take on the a few of the coaches in the conference, naming Alabama head coach Nick Saban the best. Forde named Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin as the conference’s “head...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Rumor: Nick Saban unhappy, miserable at Alabama?

The sports journalism world is full of writers who attempt to predict some of the biggest news before it actually happens. Popular college football rumor site Football Scoop recently released an article titled, “Biggest Coaching Surprises in 2015″. In that article, Scott Roussel states that he thinks Nick Saban will not be the Alabama’s head coach for the 2016 season. Check...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Writers Predict Nick Saban, Brian Kelly Leaving After 2015 Season

Sometimes, it’s a dangerous thing to have access to a website. The folks over at Football Scoop showed that with two coaching predictions about the 2016 season: Nick Saban will not be Alabama’s coach for the 2016 season. I can’t support it by reportable facts, and of course there is no pressure from the administration; but from folks in the profession, I keep hearing “Nick...
Via Gamedayr
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alabama leaning towards starting Jacob Coker in Week 1

When the Alabama Crimson Tide released their depth chart for the opening weekend of the 2015 college football season, everyone’s eyes gravitated towards the quarterback position. Head coach Nick Saban decided to list five quarterbacks on the starting depth chart, but Campus Sports is hearing one quarterback currently leads the way. According to a source close to the program, the...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alabama Football Preview: Why The Crimson Tide Can Win The National Title

Editor’s note: This is the 13th in a 15-part series in which we preview college football’s top teams. We’ll be counting down from 15 to one, with the final team, released on Sept. 3 – the day college football starts – serving as our national title pick.  3. Alabama Crimson Tide Alabama hasn’t won a national title since the 2012 season, and as you’d guess, that doesn’t...
Via College Spun
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Wisconsin Releases Epic “Are You Ready?” Hype Video For Season Opener Against Alabama

It’s hard to imagine Wisconsin fans having trouble getting fired up about the season opener against Alabama. Not only will the Badgers be facing the most storied program over the last decade of college football in Nick Saban’s Crimson Tide, but the game will take place September 5 in Arlington, Texas, inside AT&T Stadium – the home of the Dallas Cowboys. Coming off an 11...
Via College Spun
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Offensive Lines will key Wisconsin vs. Alabama season opener

Turnover is a constant in the world of college football, but few programs have been able to survive that constant turnover along the offensive line like that of both Alabama and Wisconsin over the past decade. However, the two teams come in to their season opening matchup in the Cowboys Classic with plenty of questions and little answers along their critical position. Instead, Wisconsin...
Via Madtown Badgers
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Roll Tide In Portland?

Remember the last literary reading you attended? An author sat beside a stack of books, read a few pages, took questions, then signed copies. It’s the way it’s supposed to be, nice and traditional. The audience knows what to expect. No one wants any more. Like a football game between teams with rabid fans, some literary readings take on a life of their own. That’s what happened...
Via Oregon Sports News
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alabama releases first depth chart of the season

Leading up to their season opener in Cowboy Stadium, Alabama has released their first depth chart of the season. Although no starter has yet to be named at the quarterback position, most other positions have been settled heading into the game against Wisconsin Saturday night.  It appears reports indicating Alec Morris and Cooper Bateman as potential starters at quarterback were...
Via Fox Sports
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Saban Will Rotate Three Quarterbacks To Prepare for Wisconsin

Quarterback competitions has been the leading storyline all offseason for the Alabama Crimson Tide, but at Monday’s press conference, head coach Nick Saban trimmed the five man race down to three, according to SaturdayDownSouth.com. Saban said senior Jake Coker, sophomore Cooper Bateman and junior Alec Morris will share reps at practice this week heading into the season opener...
Via Campus Sports Net
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

With Alabama QB unknown, Wisconsin will be forced to adapt

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Alabama's first depth chart of the year doesn't clear up the starting quarterback mystery at all. The top spot looking at the depth chart is inhabited by Jake Coker/Cooper Bateman/Alec Morris. In other words, one of the above. Tight end O.J. Howard can't shed much light on the three-man competition either when friends and classmates ask because, "I'm just like...
Via AP on Fox
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

With Alabama QB unknown, Wisconsin will be forced to adapt

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Alabama's first depth chart of the year doesn't clear up the starting quarterback mystery at all. The top spot looking at the depth chart is inhabited by Jake Coker/Cooper Bateman/Alec Morris. In other words, one of the above. Tight end O.J. Howard can't shed much light on the three-man competition either when friends and classmates ask because, "I'm just like...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ole Miss names starting QB: Ron Higgins' SEC Agenda Week 1

When Alabama released its depth chart Monday, Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban listed five QBs for Saturday's game vs. Wisconsin.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
23 hours ago

Alabama's starting QB will be ... Bateman, Coker or Morris

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Alabama's first depth chart of the year doesn't clear up the starting quarterback mystery at all. The top spot looking at the depth chart is inhabited by Jake Coker/Cooper Bateman/Alec Morris. In other words, one of the above. Tight end O.J. Howard can't shed much light on the three-man competition either when friends and classmates ask because, ''I'm just...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Alabama’s depth chart lists five starting QBs

Alabama’s depth chart was released today, and there is still no clarity as to who will be the team’s starting quarterback in 2015, let alone in the September 5 season opener against Wisconsin. The depth chart, which was tweeted out by Travis Reier of 247 Sports, features the Tide’s five quarterbacks splitting starting duties. YOU GUYS! pic.twitter.com/1HJYhLdutc — Travis...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Alabama Depth Chart Gives No Hint Who Will Be Starting Quarterback

If you are checking social media or sports websites today expecting to see who will be named the starting quarterback for the Alabama Crimson Tide, you are going to be very disappointed when it’s all said and done. Head coach Nick Saban has been very quiet on the subject all through fall practice, and that hasn’t changed one bit entering the first game week of the 2015 season...
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Alabama’s Depth Chart Lists A 5-Way Tie At Starting Quarterback

Alabama head coach Nick Saban is notorious for keeping things close to the vest, but he may be taking things to a new level with this year’s starting quarterback decision. Alabama put out an updated depth chart this afternoon, and it features five players splitting the starting quarterback job. YOU GUYS! pic.twitter.com/1HJYhLdutc — Travis Reier (@travisreier) August 31, 2015...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Throwing accuracy separating Cooper Bateman?

Alabama is only days away from opening the season in Arlington, Texas against a tough Wisconsin team - in fact the Badgers beat Auburn in the Outback Bowl to close out their 2014 season.  Despite the task in front of them, the Tide have yet to publicly name their starting quarterback for the game and continue to split reps between a number of quarterbacks in practice. The latest...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Amari Cooper owns Patrick Peterson, puts him on skates

Former Alabama Crimson Tide standout and current Oakland Raiders wide receiver Amari Cooper is going to be a very good pro. During his first few games in the NFL preseason, Cooper has been able to show flashes of brilliance. However, it was what he was able to do in Week 3 that really caught everyone’s attention. While he was lined up against Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Blake Barnett runs smack into Derrick Henry, survives

One Alabama Crimson Tide player that has been getting a lot of offseason attention is junior running back Derrick Henry, who is built like a bulldozer at 6-foot-3, 242 pounds. And then there is freshman quarterback Blake Barnett, no slouch himself at 6-foot-5, 200 pounds, but that doesn’t make him any less human. Thanks to a video of an Alabama practice that local radio host and...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Alabama Quarterback, Running Back Collide During Practice Drill

If anyone can testify the best as to how hard it is to tackle Alabama running back Derrick Henry, it might not be members of the team’s defense who go against him in practice … and it also might not be members of opposing defenses in the SEC. The best person to give a first-hand account might be one of the team’s quarterbacks, Blake Barnett. During a running drill at practice...
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

SEC: Nick Saban is taking his time

SEC links for Sunday: Nick Saban remains patient, says Guerry Clegg of the Columbus Ledge-Enquirer. The Alabama coach hasn’t decided on a starting quarterback for the Crimson Tide’s opener against Wisconsin. Josh Dobbs balances academics and athletics, reports Dustin Dopirak … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
2 days ago

Wounded Saban bad news for everyone else

With only 10 starters back, including three on offense, Alabama and Nick Saban are in rare air.
Via WholeHogSports
2 days ago

Reggie Ragland drawing interest from multiple NFL teams

The start of the 2015 college football season is just around the corner, but NFL teams are already getting a head start on doing their homework on some of the top talents in the 2016 draft class. Alabama Crimson Tide linebacker Reggie Ragland is just the latest example of that. According to a report from WHNT 19, two NFL teams from the AFC West — the Kansas City Chiefs and Oakland...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama punter hopes to improve on 'amazing' freshman season

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) JK Scott's bio after one season as Alabama's punter takes up a full page in the media guide and begins with heady praise. ''Produced the best season for a punter in Alabama football history...'' The third-ranked Crimson Tide sophomore might not get recognized much on campus - that's a punter's lot, after all - but his booming punts made him one of the team...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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