Tag Archive: Alabama

Sep 09

SEC Spotlight

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As I watched the opening weekend of college football unfold, one thing really stuck out: the SEC is top heavy.  Alabama is once again the team to beat and the others fall in line somewhere beneath them.  The shocking revelation was just how far down some of the other teams are in comparison to ‘Bama. …

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Dec 27

Alabama arrives in New Orleans for Sugar Bowl

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After holding the second of two on-campus practices following the Christmas break, the University of Alabama football team arrived in New Orleans on Saturday afternoon for next week’s Sugar Bowl. Alabama’s plane touched down at approximately 4:45 p.m., about 20 minutes after Ohio State’s landed. Injured running back Kenyan Drake immediately tweeted: “Plane just landed …

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Dec 12

Jeff Pearlman: Nick Saban Should Go To Texas

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama website. Looks, eh, fun. If I’m Nick Saban, I’m taking the job at the University of Texas. I’m being 100-percent serious. In sports, we all talk about legacy. He’ll go down as the best coach ever! He’ll win 10 national championships! They’ll build a statue! On and on and on and on. But …

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Nov 30

Auburn Stuns Bama

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Auburn is getting used to these wild endings. What’s next? This may have been the craziest ending to an Iron Bowl ever. Alabama’s last-second 57-yard field goal attempt fell short and was returned by Auburn’s Chris Davis from the back of the end zone down the left side of the field and Alabama’s lack of …

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Nov 04

Miami, Tech tumble, but few other big changes in coaches’ poll

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After a Week 10 slate of games that was short on drama and long on yawns, not much change was expected when the latest polls were released Sunday. As expected, the, um, expected has indeed happened, at least as far as the coaches are concerned. Coming off its first loss of the season Saturday, Miami …

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Aug 20

The Sports Bank.net: Alabama QB AJ McCarron: NFL Draft stock analysis

Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron has a hot girlfriend. But too bad AJ McCarron’s NFL draft stock isn’t as hot as Katherine Webb. Well, it’s luke warm. According to some NFL scouts his draft stock is high. But he has his detractors though too. When the college football season starts in another week, AJ McCarron will …

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Aug 02

Rant Sports: Top 3 Surprises From First USA Today Coaches College Football Rankings

The USA Today Coaches Poll was released on Thursday, so now we now have a legitimate set of college football rankings by which to judge the field vying for the BCS National Championship. Naturally, Alabama is No. 1, but that’s not what we’re here to discuss. How boring would that be? Of course, we could …

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May 19

The Sports Bank.net: Nick Saban inducted into Alabama Sports Hall of Fame

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Alabama Crimson Tide head football coach Nick Saban was inducted into the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame tonight. Saban took over the Tide in January of 2007 and quickly ushered in a new era of high tide. Low tide has rolled out to sea in the Saban era. He won his first BCS National Championship …

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Apr 26

The Sports Bank.net: First RB taken in NFL Draft: Alabama’s Eddie Lacy?

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Eddie Lacy of the Alabama Crimson Tide could be a 2nd or 3rd round NFL Draft pick, and may be the first running back selected. As there’s no stud running back in this class. Eddie Lacy finished the ’12 season with 1,322 yards and 17 touchdowns. The 17 rushing touchdowns are tied for the third …

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Apr 16

The Sports Bank.net: Crimson Tide tailback, nation’s top freshman RB suffers fracture

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Crimson Tide tailbacks sure can run with that there football. The next heir apparent rusher will be down for a little while however. From Mark Ingram to Trent Richardson to Eddie Lacy to Derrick Henry. The very recent tradition of superlative Alabama running backs continues with the kid who broke the all time high school …

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