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Nick Saban: Alabama too 'comfortable' at spring game

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- You knew the words before they were ever spoken.<p>There was nothing spectacular about Alabama's lackluster A-Day game, which featured a late touchdown by the White team for a 17-14 win on Saturday at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Even if there was, Nick Saban would never say it.<p>"I think …

Breaking Down Alabama's Top Position Battles This Spring

The Alabama Crimson Tide is in the middle of spring practices, and the team is looking to fill voids left by key contributors from last season.<p>But for some returning players, the rise to the top of the depth chart will be a grueling task.<p>With a new roster for 2013, Alabama fans should pay close …

Big-Boy Football: Alabama Wins

In case you fell asleep, Alabama beat Notre Dame by twenty-eight points in last night’s college-football national championship. Even that score suggests that the game was closer than it was. By the start of the second quarter, Alabama had twenty-one points. Notre Dame had twenty-three yards. By the …

Alabama and Wisconsin to Open 2015 Season at Cowboys Stadium - Alabama Athletics

<b>March 20, 2013</b><p><b>TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -</b> The football team will face Wisconsin to open the 2015 season at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The "Cowboys …

The Definitive List Of Actual, No-Bullshit College Football National Champions; Or, Why Alabama Is A Liar

Monday night, the Alabama Crimson Tide mercilessly clobbered Notre Dame in the BCS championship game. According to Alabama, it was the school's 15th …

BCS National Championship: Alabama 42, Notre Dame 14 — as it happened

Preamble: To understand the significance of tonight's BCS National Championship, you have to go back to the 1973 Sugar Bowl. The game was the college …

The End of College Football As We Know It?

How a Notre Dame–Alabama National Championship Game could conclude an era<p>The first interaction I had with any history of college football that …

College football rankings: Notre Dame, Alabama, Georgia fans have reason to be giddy

Top 25 mayhem in the polls, computers and BCS awaits us on Sunday. Let's take our best guess at what the college football rankings will look like after a shakeup Saturday.<p>After Kansas State got rocked by Baylor and Oregon fell in overtime to Stanford, Sunday's college football Top 25 is getting a …

The backup plan

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- It didn't seem like much of a secret that Alabama wasn't thrilled with its backup quarterback situation. Watching AJ McCarron …

Alabama Football: Nick Saban Offers Scholarship to 8th Grader

Nick Saban has offered a full-ride football scholarship to the University of Alabama to an eighth grader: Dylan Moses<p>Go ahead and reread that sentence again (yes, you did read it right the first time), and we'll try to logically break this down.<p>Either Saban has lost his mind, or this kid is about …

College Football

"Sweat Is Just Your Fat Crying," Says Weird Sign In Alabama Weight Room

That's it, we've officially run out of motivational slogans to slap on the walls of places where college athletes congregate. The day that this sign …

A golden gym

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- This is where the change will happen. Talent will become something more here. Promises will be delivered. Fat will become muscle, …

Best of the Saban era

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Nick Saban changed the culture at the University of Alabama when he arrived here some seven years ago. He has raised the bar on …