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Badgers predictions: Game 1 vs. Alabama

Well, it's that time again. College football seaosn is back upon us and Wisconsin is opening with a bang (the rest of the nonconference season? A whimper). Much like in last year's bowl game, few people are thinking the Badgers can knock off third-ranked Alabama. In fact, I checked last year's final predictions and 46 prognosticators from around the web picked Auburn compared to...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alabama's latest wave of blue-chippers set to battle Badgers

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The road from blue-chip recruit to the playing field at Alabama is often a short one. For all his old-school ways in some regards, the third-ranked Crimson Tide's coach Nick Saban has no aversion to playing freshmen -- if he thinks they're ready. He'll send out a handful of youngsters Saturday night against No. 20 Wisconsin in Arlington, Texas in a billion dollar...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alabama's latest wave of blue-chippers set to battle Badgers

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The road from blue-chip recruit to the playing field at Alabama is often a short one. For all his old-school ways in some regards, the third-ranked Crimson Tide's coach Nick Saban has no aversion to playing freshmen -- if he thinks they're ready. He'll send out a handful of youngsters Saturday night against No. 20 Wisconsin in Arlington, Texas in a billion dollar...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alabama's latest wave of blue-chippers set to battle Badgers

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The road from blue-chip recruit to the playing field at Alabama is often a short one. For all his old-school ways in some regards, the third-ranked Crimson Tide's coach Nick Saban has no aversion to playing freshmen -- if he thinks they're ready. He'll send out a handful of youngsters Saturday night against No. 20 Wisconsin in Arlington, Texas in a billion dollar...
Via AP on Fox
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

No. 3 Alabama's latest wave of blue-chippers set to play

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) The road from blue-chip recruit to the playing field at Alabama is often a short one. For all his old-school ways in some regards, the third-ranked Crimson Tide's coach Nick Saban has no aversion to playing freshmen - if he thinks they're ready. He'll send out a handful of youngsters Saturday night against No. 20 Wisconsin in Arlington, Texas in a billion dollar...
Via AP on Fox
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Author of new Saban biography: ‘Journalism is not done by permission’

Excerpts of my latest column for Poynter: ****** Under the heading any publicity is good publicity comes Nick Saban’s reaction to Monte Burke’s new biography on him, “Saban: The Making of a Coach.” During a press conference in early August, the Alabama coach, without being asked, expressed his disapproval in Burke writing an unauthorized biography. “I just want everybody...
Via Sherman Report
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Saban: 'We had the team to win the last eight titles'

Sounds like Alabama fans aren't the only ones with incredible expectations for their football team, as Nick Saban joined the Paul Finebaum Show to discuss the recent failures postseason failures of the Tide. “We haven't finished the season in the last two seasons like we'd like,” Saban said. “People talk about you won four national championships. Well, I feel like we've had...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban: ‘I should’ve won 4 more’ national championships

Nick Saban is one of the best coaches in college football today. Since 2003, Saban has won four national championships (one with LSU, three with Alabama). Saban knows that he has and had talented players in Tuscaloosa, so it comes as no surprise that he feels his team should’ve been able to win more than what they have. Saban joined The Paul Finebaum Show and talked about the way...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

CFB players believe Nick Saban is the nation’s best coach

Nick Saban has been considered one of the best head coaches in college football for quite some time, but a recent report proves that fact to be true. College football players around the nation are also in agreement that Saban is the best coach in the nation and one player in particular shared his opinion on why he believes that to be the case. “Saban produces first-round picks...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Alabama’s Nick Saban Discusses Possibility Of Getting A Twitter Account

Pretty much every major college football coach has a personal Twitter account.  Except for Nick Saban.  That might be changing. The Alabama coach, in an interview with ESPN’s Paul Finebaum, admitted that he finally “might have to” get his own account even though he doesn’t want to. The interview is part of an Outside The Lines piece that is set to air Sunday at 9 a.m. E...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

CFB Players Think Nick Saban Is The Best Coach In The Nation

Saban’s results speak for themselves ESPN The Magazine’s annual college football confidential players poll is out, and the results are interesting when it comes to Alabama head coach Nick Saban.  Saban was the top answer to the question “Other than your own, who is the best coach in the country?”, besting Ohio State’s Urban Meyer 37 percent to 25 percent in that category...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban On Alabama’s Championships: ‘I Failed To Win More’

The Alabama Crimson Tide have been the gold standard in college football recently, as Nick Saban and friends have won three of the last six national championships. Despite all that, there are rumors of Saban not being happy in Tuscaloosa anymore, and during a recent radio interview, the head coach expressed disappointment that the team has ONLY won three titles lately: “We haven’t...
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Why Alabama will and won't win the National Championship

By Mike Craven/@CravenMike and Emily Van Buskirk/@Emilnem After winning the SEC and reaching the College Football Playoff in 2014, Alabama enters the season ranked third in the nation. The Crimson Tide have the talent to win the whole thing, but a tough road through conference play will be difficult to overcome. Why Alabama Won’t Win The Title The SEC is really hard. The SEC...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
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Nick Saban discusses upcoming game against Wisconsin

On Saturday, September 5, Alabama is set to take on Wisconsin in the most anticipated matchup of college football’s opening weekend. Alabama head coach Nick Saban took some time at his press conference Monday to talk about the upcoming matchup against the Badgers. “This is obviously a very, very good team that we’re playing,” Saban said Monday. “They won 11 games last...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban said to be ‘frustrated’ and unhappy at Alabama

    Nick Saban is signed to be the football coach at Alabama through 2022, but there is no guarantee he lasts that long in Tuscaloosa. In fact, one latest speculative piece of info suggests it wouldn’t be all that surprising to see Saban leave Bama before too long. Football Scoop posted a story asking writers to make bold coaching predictions for next year. Scott Roussel...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days 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 days 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 days 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
2 days 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
2 days 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
2 days 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
2 days 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
3 days ago

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
3 days 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
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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