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Saban won't allow 'Dynasty' talk at Alabama

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. It apparently is an Alabama team rule that players cannot use the "D" word. Even after the Crimson Tide had secured their second straight national title and third in four years, when players were asked if this is a dynasty, they acted as if uttering that would be akin to saying Nick Saban has bad hair. "I'll let you all use that word,"...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Saban won't allow 'dynasty' talk at Alabama

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- It apparently is an Alabama team rule that players cannot use the "D" word. Even after the Crimson Tide had secured their second straight national title and third in fourth years, when players were asked if this is a dynasty, they acted as if uttering that would be akin to saying Nick Saban has bad hair. "I'll let you all use that word...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 08, 2013  |  Discuss

BCS Championship Preview and Top NFL Draft Prospects

Who are the top 2013 NFL Draft prospects to watch in the 2013 Discover BCS National Championship Game on Jan. 7 between the No. 1 Notre Dame Fighting Irish and No. 2 Alabama Crimson Tide? This is the final game of the 2012-2013 bowl season.  We won’t see any real game action in college football until fall, so be sure to savor this marquee matchup between the top two teams...
Via Gridiron Grit
January 07, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL DRAFT PROSPECT WATCH: BCS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP (JAN.7)

The BCS National Championship should be a good one this year with traditional college football powers Alabama and Notre Dame playing for the title. The Crimson Tide are looking to cement their legacy as a college football dynasty with their third National Championship in the last four years, while the Irish are looking to be back on top of the college football world with their first...
Via Sports Blog Net
January 07, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft: BCS Title Game Scouting Preview – Alabama vs. Notre Dame

FINALLY, we’ve arrived at the only “meaningful” game of the college bowl season, the National Title Game. The storylines have already made themselves clear, and ESPN and other major outlets have milked those to death already. But this game is, from my perspective, the final game for many of the prospects in the national championships. Both teams have talent on every level...
Via Optimum Scouting
January 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Road To The 2013 NFL Draft: Texas A & M 29- Alabama 24

    The scouting process for the draft runs primarily from September through mid- April.  The athletic testing portion of the evaluation process takes center stage starting in February.  However, how NFL draft prospects perform in actual football games is what matters most.  Here is a closer look at some of the notable prospects in the Texas A & M- Alabama contest and...
Via Pro Football Draft Network
November 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Alabama's backfield remains in good hands

.J. Yeldon's Alabama teammates weren't surprised by the freshman's praiseworthy debut for the top-ranked Crimson Tide. Tight end Michael Williams said he realized Yeldon was special in his first spring practice. Center Barrett Jones believes he might claim the title of Alabama's ''next great running back'' and knows he's not alone in that regard...
Via AP on Fox
September 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Alabama's backfield remains in good hands

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- T.J. Yeldon's Alabama teammates weren't surprised by the freshman's praiseworthy debut for the top-ranked Crimson Tide. Tight end Michael Williams said he realized Yeldon was special in his first spring practice. Center Barrett Jones believes he might claim the title of Alabama's "next great running back" and knows he's not alone...
Via Fox Sports South
September 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Alabama reloaded, set for another title run

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) -- The definition of a successful season for Alabama these days is no mystery. Undefeated with a national championship. Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban doesn't mind grand ambitions, but emphasizes his squad can't afford skipped steps or misdirected focus. That's one reason tight end Michael Williams said that while anything less than a national...
Via Fox Sports South
August 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Alabama reloaded, set for another title run

The definition of a successful season for Alabama these days is no mystery. Tight end Michael Williams says anything less than a national championship and undefeated season ''is a failure.'' The Crimson Tide has to a realistic shot at a third national title in four years and second straight, but the veterans know that a sense of entitlement and lack of focus can...
Via AP on Fox
August 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Alabama Offseason Update

Alabama Offseason Update By SBRForum.com No doubt the Crimson Tide are going to be popular in 2012's college football odds among the masses. They may have lost some key pieces from last season, but this team is always stacked on offense and especially on defense, meaning the rest of the SEC is likely in store for another world of hurt. OK, so Trent Richardson has moved on to...
Via Sports-Glory
July 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Tide Builds Depth For Championships

Alabama defensive end Damion Square talked about the Crimson Tide returning great players. Bama tight end Michael Williams called quarterback AJ McCarron in 2011 “a plug-in.” Both situations are the result of developing depth.
Via alabama.scout.com
July 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Alabama Football: Keys to Beating LSU

The Alabama Crimson Tide arrived in New Orleans on Wednesday for what they called a “business trip” to New Orleans for the BCS National Championship game in a rematch with LSU. It’s been a long time since we’ve seen the Crimson Tide on the football field, the last time being their dominant win over Auburn in the Iron Bowl back on November. We won’t have to wait much longer...
Via isportsweb.com
January 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Alabama Vs. LSU: Unsolicited Advice

Well, the big day is almost here. You've probably already heard more than you need to from me about this game (and if you haven't, just scroll down the front page a bit and prepare to be inundated). Already this week, I've talked turnovers and a bit about the running game (two things we usually skip in the Advice column), as well as quarterbacks, special teams, and some...
Via College Football Zealots
November 04, 2011  |  Discuss

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