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Crimson Tide News

Former Tide corner Anthony Averett joined host Scott Griffin on Smashmouth Radio on Tide 102.9 in Tuscaloosa to discuss his selection in last week's …

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Nick Saban gives a few details of evolving Alabama's QB competition

Probably and might.<p>Nick Saban used both qualifiers discussing how he'd could use his quarterbacks in Saturday's visit from Western Kentucky. The …

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Disgraced and Discarded, Sarkisian Now Part of Alabama Future with Kiffin, Saban

Link to Media<p>At this point, there's no safer path back. Especially since it was Steve Sarkisian's only path.<p>From one of the top three jobs in college football, to a non-coaching position on the Alabama staff as an offensive analyst. From a job that paid $4 million a year as head coach at USC, to …

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Alabama football rolls but SEC shows shortcomings

SEC football is a one-trick pony. It's a heck of a thoroughbred, though, as the Alabama Crimson Tide showed by outclassing USC 52-6 in Arlington, …

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In destroying USC, Alabama crushes the rest of college football's hopes, too

The Tide ran through the Trojans with ease, begging one to wonder whether the season's already over<p>ARLINGTON, Texas -- If we're lucky, the drama and …

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Nick Saban explains heated exchange between players on Alabama sideline

Television cameras caught one of those team-bonding moments in Saturday night's Alabama win over USC.<p>Safety Ronnie Harrison was having a spirited …

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Confirmed: Steve Sarkisian joins Alabama football coaching staff

Former USC head coach Steve Sarkisian is officially a part of the Alabama football coaching staff.<p>ICYMI: LSU Fan Starts GoFundMe Page To Buy Out Les …

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Alabama Crimson Tide vs USC: Photos From Bama’s 52-6 Win

The Alabama Crimson Tide beat the USC Trojans 52-6 Saturday night in Arlington, Texas. Here are some of the best photos from the game.<p>ICYMI: VIDEO: …

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Bama booster: 'Nothing to worry about' with recent Tide memorabilia

Former Alabama booster Tom Al-Betar, once in trouble with the school, has more Crimson Tide memorabilia online that could pose NCAA trouble.<p>A …

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Map Shows Where College Football Players Come From

Link to Media<p>College football teams recruit all around the country to find the right players, and now we have a way to see where the most recruits come from.<p>Texas, Florida, Ohio and California are known for producing great football talent. Now there is a way to see which states produce the highest …

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Alabama Football: Who Will Replace Tide Juniors Who Declared for 2014 NFL Draft?

Link to Media<p>Alabama will lose at least four juniors to the NFL draft and reportedly a fifth.<p>Cyrus Kouandjio, Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, Adrian Hubbard and Jeoffrey Pagan all announced at a press conference that they would forgo their senior year and declare for the draft. ESPN's Joe Schad also reported …

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SEC players to keep an eye on in 2014

Earlier this month, ESPN colleague Adam Rittenberg took a look at some of the stars around the country who you can't forget about in 2014. Georgia …

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Should Bama Worry About Memorabilia Shop with Merchandise from Active Players?

Link to Media<p>Just how long would the offseason have to wait before dealing the college football world a juicy scandal to dig into?<p>Not even a full two weeks.<p>According to Clay Travis of OutKickTheCoverage.com, Tom Al-Betar—the disassociated Alabama booster who ran into trouble in 2011 after photos …

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Alabama Football Recruiting: 5-Star 2015 Recruit Tim Settle Dishes on Tide

Link to Media<p>Instead of dreaming about sacking quarterbacks as a child, 2015 5-star defensive tackle Tim Settle had other aspirations.<p>“I’ve always wanted to become an entrepreneur when I grow up,” Settle said. “I want to have my own business and I want to major in business management. I want to be …

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SEC lunchtime links

The coaching revolving door continues to spin as a big recruiting weekend arrives across the country -- including the SEC. Let's take a quick spin …

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Alabama issues statement about Tuscaloosa store’s memorabilia sales

Alabama responded Thursday after a blog post included a picture of signed memorabilia from current Crimson Tide players being sold in a Tuscaloosa, …

Alabama Football: 5 Biggest Concerns Heading into the Offseason

Link to Media<p>After ending their season with two consecutive defeats, Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide will enter the offseason with plenty of motivation to improve in 2014.<p>The main priority atop Saban’s offseason wish list will be finding a replacement for quarterback AJ McCarron.<p>However, …

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Should You Take SI's McCarron Cover Seriously?

Gracing the cover of <i>Sports Illustrated</i> this week is Alabama's A.J. McCarron. After calling him "King Crimson", a reference to a progressive rock band …

McCarron bids Bryant-Denny Stadium adieu

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- This is how AJ McCarron wanted his final home game to end, standing alongside his younger brother, Corey, the two of them smiling …

AJ McCarron's Updated 2013 Heisman Outlook After Win vs. Chattanooga

Link to Media<p>Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback AJ McCarron had a stellar performance in Saturday's 49-0 blowout win over Chattanooga at Tuscaloosa's Bryant-Denny Stadium, helping along his 2013 Heisman Trophy campaign.<p>The senior signal-caller completed 13 of his 16 passes for 171 yards and two …

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Chattanooga vs. Alabama 2013 final score: Bama blanks Mocs, 49-0

No surprises as the No. 1 Crimson Tide coasts to 11-0 in anticipation of a blockbuster Iron Bowl next week.<p>In Alabama's final tune-up for the best Iron Bowl since <i>at least</i> the Cam Newton game of 2010, the Crimson Tide coasted to victory over a hopelessly overmatched Chattanooga, 49-0.<p>The Crimson …

With Heisman Contenders Dropping Like Flies, AJ McCarron Could Win by Default

Link to Media<p>The race for the Heisman Trophy can be a bumpy and unpredictable ride not unlike the college football season as a whole. Players, like teams, can fall in and out of contention, and each weekend usually brings something totally unexpected.<p>When we last checked in on AJ McCarron's Heisman …

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BCS Rankings 2013: Complete Standings for 6th Release

Link to Media<p>For No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Florida State, Week 13 served as the calm before the storm. For a couple of other Top Five squads, it was an all-out monsoon.<p>The Crimson Tide and the Seminoles continued to hold down the national title spots with easy, no-nonsense wins Saturday over …

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Bowl Projections 2013: How Movement in Polls Shakes Up Potential BCS Matchups

Link to Media<p>The latest edition of the 2013 BCS rankings have been released. There were changes throughout the Top 10, and the potential January bowl games were altered in a dramatic manner.<p>The question is, how has the movement in the polls shaken up potential BCS matchups?<p>BCS Rankings<p>Rank<p>Team<p>BCS …

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BCS Standings 2013: Complete Top 25 Order Revealed for Week 14

Link to Media<p>Due to the results of a number of exciting contests in Week 13, there have been some drastic shifts throughout the latest BCS rankings.<p>Whether that is through teams at the top moving up or programs at the bottom falling out, the Week 14 BCS standings look much different than the ones …

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BCS Rankings 2013 Week 14: Full Review After Poll-Rattling Week

Link to Media<p>Somehow, college football always finds a way to sort itself out. That annual process was kicked into high gear this past weekend.<p>Two teams in Week 13's top five fell on Saturday.<p>Baylor, previously undefeated and No. 4, was crushed by Oklahoma State, 49-17. Oregon, previously No. 5, was …

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BCS Bowl Predictions 2013: Updated Picks After Week 14 Standings

Link to Media<p>The college football regular season is starting to wind down, and the BCS bowl picture continues to change.<p>If you think the current BCS rankings will stay the same after Week 14, you haven't watched the past couple of seasons. Top-tier teams always fall near the end of the year, and we …

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Alabama vs. Auburn: Complete Betting Guide for 2013 Iron Bowl

Link to Media<p>The 2013 Iron Bowl is one of the most anticipated regular-season showdowns, as No. 1 Alabama will travel to take on No. 4 Auburn Saturday with everything on the line.<p>The Tigers will be looking to knock off the back-to-back defending champions and prevent the Crimson Tide from reaching …

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Iron Bowl stakes have never been higher

Good luck finding a rivalry in college football as deep-rooted, passion-filled and polarizing in one state as the Iron Bowl.<p>Alabama and Auburn get it …

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