Archive for national championship game

If you wonder why the Tide has opened the season the last few years on the road one word: recruiting. It’s no secret that Nick Saban and his staff have made a lot of progress in recruiting over in the state of Georgia by opening their season in the Georgia Dome over the past several […]

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The late Derrick Thomas who was one of the best linebackers in Alabama football history, is finally up for nomination for the College Football Hall of Fame. As a starting linebacker for the Crimson Tide, Thomas set a college football record with 27 sacks in one season (he had 52 for his career) and to […]

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Former Crimson Tide beat report Ian Rapoport who now works with the Boston Herald covering the New England Patriots, did an interesting story on the Tide’s Mark Barron. Barron, who was the leader of the Tide defense this past year, explained to Rapoport why he choose the University of Alabama and how Nick Saban prepared […]

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For the past few years, Nick Saban has given Georgia Bulldog fans a reason to lose sleep at night. Saban has managed to steal some of the state’s top recruits from under their noses and Bulldog fans aren’t too happy about it. It’s being reported by the Atlanta Journal that Saban offer a scholarship to […]

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Feb
25

Is Greg McElroy Done as a Jet?

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Remember when Greg McElroy made those comments about his New York Jets teammates and came under fire for them? Well, it seems like it is coming back to haunt him. Jets head coach Rex Ryan commented on McElroy’s comments and said he was “angry” and didn’t agree with all that the qb said. The biggest […]

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Feb
24

AJ For Heisman? Sheridan Thinks So

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Oddsmaker Danny Sherdian came out recently with his Heisman odds and has Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron at 30-1 favorite to win the award. McCarron, who was the offensive MVP in this year’s BCS National Championship game, threw for 2600 yards with 16 touchdowns and only five interceptions last season. He proved in the national championship […]

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Tyren Jones, the No. 1 running back in the state of Georgia, committed to Alabama. The 5-foot-8 junior from Walton High School picked Alabama over Georgia and Clemson. According to Jones’ head coach Rocky Hidalgo this was somewhat of a surprise. “Yes, it was a quick turnaround,” said Hidalgo to the the Atlanta Journal. “I […]

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Reports from the NFL Network Jason La Canfora is that Trent Richardson will not participate at the NFL combines in Indy because of a knee injury. Richardson underwent minor knee surgery a weeks ago, according to the report, but it’s considered “no big deal at all.” The injury apparently occurred in practice leading up to […]

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Nick Saban received another commitment from one of the best offensive lineman in the country. Grant Hill (the football player not the basketball player from Duke) committed to the Crimson Tide this week. Hill, who is considered one the top offensive lineman in country, also had offers from Auburn as well. The 6-foot-6 and 330-pound […]

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Feb
22

Saban Wins Bowden Award

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Nick Saban was presented the Bobby Bowden Coach of the Year award by the Over the Mountain Touchdown Club last week. According to a press release,the award as a “national symbol of recognition for the college football coach who has excelled on the football field while demonstrating perseverance, attitude, integrity, and determination, attributes that Bowden […]

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