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Nick Saban frustrated with his soft D (Video)

Nick Saban and his Alabama Crimson Tide went into halftime Saturday with a 20-17 lead in their season-opening game against West Virginia, but the head coach was not satisfied with his squad’s effort. During his halftime interview with ABC, Saban expressed his frustrations. “The big thing for me is we gotta play better on defense […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban Appears Fussy with Lane Kiffin’s Offense

New Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin needs no introduction, whether that’s a bad or good thing is up to you, but it appears he certainly needs to explain his offense’s lackluster first half to his boss. Check out Kiffin feverishly giving an explanation to a very disinterested Nick Saban as to why the Crimson Tide have stumbled thus far against a West Virginia defense...
Via Next Impulse Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Alabama Has Arrived At The Georgia Dome, Superstar Lane Kiffin Wearing Sunglasses Indoors

The Alabama 2014 football season is a little less than two hours from starting. The Crimson Tide have arrived at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, where they’ll take on West Virginia at 3:30 p.m. E.T. Of course, Nick Saban’s squad has arrived in style.  Lane Kiffin wore sunglasses–indoors–as he walked into the arena. Stylish or pretentious? Lane Kiffin rocking the shades as...
Via College Spun
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Tuscaloosa’s Druid City Brewing Has An Amazing Lane Kiffin-Inspired Version Of Sandro Botticelli’s “Birth Of Venus” Painting

Alabama fans are no strangers to finding a way to fit their Tide fandom in all manners of things, and recreations of a 1486 Sandro Botticelli painting are not exempt from that fact. Tuscaloosa’s Druid City Brewing has an amazing new painting, a recreation of Botticelli’s “Birth of Venus” called “Birth of Offense,” with Lane Kiffin as the central character. Our Alabama...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

REPORT: Alabama has named starting quarterback for 2014 opener

David Whitlock Alabama head coach Nick Saban is never one to give the media too much information, so it hasn’t been that surprising to see him play coy about naming a starting quarterback for the Crimson Tide’s opener against West Virginia.  But in the day of 24-hour media coverage (Twitter, Blogs, etc.), secrets can be tough to […] Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists...
Via Sports-Kings
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Alabama to start Blake Sims over Jacob Coker

When the Alabama Crimson Tide open their season against West Virginia, Blake Sims will be their starting quarterback according to CBS Sports. Jeremy Fowler first reported that Alabama has decided to go with Sims over Jacob Coker. Blake Sims will be Alabama’s starting quarterback on Saturday against West Virginia barring any unexpected last-minute changes, according […]
Via Full Scale Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Blake Sims Named Alabama Starter Against West Virginia

CBS Sports is reporting that Blake Sims is expected to start at quarterback for the Alabama Crimson  over Jacob Coker against West Virginia. The two were battling throughout the summer with Sims getting the first crack at replacing A.J. McCarron. The post Blake Sims Named Alabama Starter Against West Virginia appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Blake Sims To Start At QB For Alabama Vs. West Virginia

Nick Saban has decided on a starting quarterback–for one game, anyway.  According to a report by CBS Sports’ Jeremy Fowler, redshirt senior Blake Sims will be behind center when the Crimson Tide take the field for the first time Saturday against West Virginia. The competition for the starting job is still ongoing, though, as Florida State transfer Jacob Coker will play, too...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nick Saban blown up on kick return as high schooler

Nick Saban and Alabama will head into West Virginia to open up the college football season this weekend, bringing the ‘Bama head coach back to the place where he grew up and learned the game. Saban played high school football for Monongah, leading the Black Diamonds to an undefeated 1968 championship season as a quarterback & defensive back in his senior year. Saban was a pivotal...
Via Next Impulse Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama Restaurant Claims to Have Flag Hung on Texas A&M's Stadium That Got Construction Worker Fired

Remember the construction worker working on the renovations to Kyle Field that was fired? You know the one--he was canned after hanging an Alabama flag from the stadium. Making several comments about doing shoddy work on purpose certainly didn't help. Did you ever wonder what happened to the flag? Well-as it turns out it has made its way to a popular Crimson Tide hang out...
Via FatManWriting
2 days ago  |  Discuss

West Virginia QB says he kissed Kristen Saban, Nick’s daughter

Both Kristen Saban, daughter of Alabama Coach Nick Saban, and West Virginia quarterback Clint Trickett are no strangers to controversy. Trickett is known for shooting his mouth off with socially regressive, sexist drivel on Twitter. Take a look, he hit all the gender-bashing cliches in under 140 characters; so he’s efficient in his misogyny. “Watchin football with girls is literally...
Via The Sports Bank
3 days ago  |  Discuss

RB T J Yeldon leads Alabama Offense

One can talk about Lane Kiffin, the new Offensive Coordinator at Alabama. One can mention what he might change or institute or upgrade in the Crimson Tide offense, One could mention Wide Receiver Amari Cooper. But there is no question that the leader of the Alabama offense will be running back T J Yeldon!  JR RB #4 TJ Yeldon Consider these facts: As a freshman in 2012, Yeldon...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Blake Sims Is Currently The Favorite To Start Alabama’s Season Opener, Jacob Coker Will Also Play

The big question for Alabama coming into the 2014 season has been who will replace A.J. McCarron as the team’s starting quarterback. On Monday, the two players who have been considered for the job — redshirt senior Blake Sims and redshirt junior/Florida State transfer Jacob Coker — were listed as co-starters, which led some to believe that Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Who is Alabama? A look into the Crimson Tide.

Who is Alabama? With the 2014 season just a few weeks away, WVU fans are anxious and excited to make their way to Atlanta to face Alabama in the Chick Fil A game on Saturday August 30th. The University of Alabama is said to be one of the most storied and decorated programs in NCAA history. All college football fans know about their football history, but what else makes up the University...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Alabama Fans Get Absolutely Ridiculous Family Portrait

I don’t even know where to start here. We all know that Alabama fans are on another level, but that still doesn’t really explain what you’ll see below. The portrait appears to show a family of Crimson Tide supporters viewing themselves in some sort of stormy heaven. Of course, they’re all wearing Alabama jerseys – both on the ground and up in the atmosphere, or whatever...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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