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West Virginia-Alabama: 5 Things We Learned

Alabama took on West Virginia Saturday in a kickoff game that turned out a lot closer than many had imagined. The Alabama Crimson Tide came in to Atlanta a 26.5 point favorite; however, West Virginia had a different plan in mind. What many people expected to be an Alabama blowout turned out to be a very competitive matchup. We got to see a lot from each of these two teams that could...
Via Football Nation
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Looking at Lane Kiffin’s Alabama debut

(Vasha Hunt/vhunt@al.com) The hiring of Lane Kiffin as Alabama’s offensive coordinator might have been one of the biggest stories in college football leading up to this season. The hire came as a shock seeing that Nick Saban hasn’t made a habit of putting up with nonsense and Lane Kiffin’s career consists of just that. So how did Kiffin’s glorious return to the sideline against...
Via Down and Distance
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vine: Alabama’s Christion Jones Embarrassingly Drops A Wide Open Deep Ball

There have been some amazing catches on this first college football Saturday of the year, but Christion Jones didn’t add his name to that list on this deep ball from Alabama quarterback Blake Sims. Sims saw Jones behind the defense, completely uncovered, heaved a bomb to him, and Jones just…muffs it. Alabama leads West Virginia by seven, but it could be more. After this drop...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WVU’s Kevin White Makes Phenomenal Touchdown Catch

West Virginia has been making all sorts of plays to stay with the Alabama Crimson Tide and this catch by Kevin White was simply outstanding. [@cjzero] The post WVU’s Kevin White Makes Phenomenal Touchdown Catch appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Alabama WR makes three ridiculous juke moves

Alabama senior, WR DeAndrew White, made at least five West Virginia defenders miss with three ridiculous juke moves. It seemed like this play was going nowhere, but White makes a whole lot of something out of nothing. This kid can stop on a dime. Check this video out:
Via Down and Distance
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Vine: Alabama’s DeAndrew White Made West Virginia’s Defense Look Silly With This Run After Catch

Alabama wide receiver DeAndrew White may be one of the shiftiest receivers in America. One example came during the second quarter of the Crimson Tide’s game against West Virginia today, when White caught a ball at the Mountaineers’ 45 yard line, juked several WVU defenders out of their shoes, and took off for a 38 yard gain that led to an Alabama touchdown. Alabama leads West...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban Calls His Defense “Soft” At Halftime Of Alabama-West Virginia

Alabama was a huge favorite heading into today’s game with West Virginia, but the Mountaineers are putting up a serious fight, and trail Alabama by just three at halftime. During his brief interview, Nick Saban said something that few would ever suggest about Alabama: “Defensively, we’re soft,” Saban says. — BamaHammer (@Bama_Hammer) August 30, 2014 Strange as it seems...
Via College Spun
1 day 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban Confirms Blake Sims Will Start At QB For Alabama, Praises His Knowledge Of Team’s System

For the past few days, reports have said that Blake Sims would start at quarterback over Jacob Coker for Alabama during the team’s season opener. While there was nothing definite, all signs pointed to Sims starting under center against West Virginia. Today, Alabama head football coach Nick Saban confirmed the rumors, and said that Sims is his guy going into Saturday. According...
Via College Spun
1 day 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
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
3 days 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
3 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
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
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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