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If Georgia fans wonder why some of their top recruits are crossing state lines, one only has to look at the case of Norcross High School junior running back Alvin Kamara. The Atlanta running back received 105 letters in one day from Nick Saban and the Crimson Tide coaching staff. While some players may be […]

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Most Alabama fans remember Freddie Kitchens as the heavy set quarterback who lead Alabama to victory over Auburn in Gene Stallings final game as Tide head coach. In the 1996 Iron Bowl, Kitchens would march his team down the field with only seconds to go to defeat Auburn 24-23. Some fans crudely referred to Kitchens […]

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Jan
22

Where Are They Now? Van Tiffin

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If you were a kid growing up in the 1980’s like me, you’ll never forget the 1985 Iron Bowl which cemented the legacy of one Van Tiffin. Tiffin will forever be a hero in most Alabama fans minds when he kicked a 52-yard field goal to defeat the Auburn Tigers and Bo Jackson 25-23. Tiffin […]

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You have heard of Rocky the Flying Squirrel well met Rocky the football predicting octopus. Rocky is an 18-month-old giant Pacific octopus in residence at the Point Defiant Zoo & Aquarium in Washington, has picked Alabama to beat LSU in the BCS championship game on Jan. 9th , 2012. Laugh if you must, but Rocky […]

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It was built as the Game of the Century, No. 1 vs. No. 2 as LSU visited Alabama in Tuscaloosa and for the most part it lived up to the hype. Although it wasn’t a great offensive showdown as some had wanted, it was a great defensive showdown that came down to one or two […]

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I had to say this… Sal Sunseri has a very close appearance (only in appearance only that is.. very nice guy) to the Godfather.  His son, does the dirty work on the field (in a good way of course, for the Tide!)   Like Stacey said, he is “the assassin.” Looking forward to father and son going […]

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After winning their last two games, the Crimson Tide (10-3) will go on a road trip to the Peach state and their first stop is Atlanta tonight against Georgia Tech (7-6). The Yellow Jackets who normally have a pretty decent team are struggling so far this year. How much is Tech struggling? In their last […]

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After the SEC released its 2012 schedule, there were some rumblings that Nick Saban may be unhappy about the Tide yet again having several opponents having bye week’s, but Saban at least in public didn’t seem upset. “If we would’ve had a bye week before LSU, we would’ve gone from Oct. 6 to Nov. 10 […]

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As I go through my daily news searches, I found a very interesting and good article in the Washington Post about Tide offensive lineman Barrett Jones. The article talks about how Jones manages football, academics, and his faith. “I don’t think there’s enough good things that you can say about Barrett Jones,” said Nick Saban. […]

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The Alabama defense has been constantly one of if not the best defense in the country this season. But despite how well the defense has played, they have been overshadowed somewhat by the LSU defense. Despite finishing first in most of the major categories, none of the Tide defensive players won any major defensive awards […]

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