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Rank the Best Alabama Football Teams of All-Time

Here is your chance to rank the best Alabama Football Teams of All Time. Tell us which Alabama Football team you think is the best ever.

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A-Day matters at Alabama

Alabama Spring Practice: We’ll take football any way we can get it By The Conduit I admit it, I’m a freak for Spring practice games. I don’t understand why more people don’t enjoy them. It’s a free football game in the middle of the non-football season, the weather is fantastic for spectating, plus the only […]

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Alabama Football: Can AJ McCarron succeed in the NFL?

It’s been a long time since an Alabama quarterback made it in ‘The League’ The legacy of Bart Starr, Joe Namath and Kenny Stabler is ancient history to most football fans these days. Go back to Harry Gilmer and you must be a great-grandpa. All of the above mentioned were quarterbacks for The University of […]

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Michael Sam: A gutsy announcement, or a brilliant PR move?

Michael Sam is news because of SEC ties Call me cynical, but I have a feeling Michel Sam’s announcement that he is gay was an orchestrated PR move. Not that there’s anything wrong with that. Maybe the fact that he is a football player from an SEC school makes it news. But I just don’t […]

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Alabama Crimson Tide Gymnastics: Four Decades of Championships

Sarah Patterson has built an amazing following for Alabama Gymnastics By Hunter Ford The story of Alabama gymnastics sounds like something out of a Hollywood movie. In 1974, the first gymnastics team was formed. The team competed for the first time in 1975. In 1978, with the team yet to have a winning season, legendary […]

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SEC Media Days 2014 Schedule; Expands to four days

SEC Media Days 2014 Schedule MONDAY, July 14 Commissioner Mike Slive Auburn – Gus Malzahn Florida – Will Muschamp Vanderbilt – Derek Mason TUESDAY, July 15 Mississippi State – Dan Mullen South Carolina – Steve Spurrier Tennessee – Butch Jones Texas A&M – Kevin Sumlin WEDNESDAY, July 16 Steve Shaw – SEC Coordinator of Football […]

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Iron Bowl of basketball? Do you hear the crickets?

Alabama vs Auburn: Battle to not be the worst in the SEC By Hunter Ford I have really tried, all week, to reach out and be an ambassador for Alabama basketball. I have talked face-to-face with friends about the Alabama basketball team, and the importance of the upcoming game with Auburn. Even my most ardent […]

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Lane Kiffin hire shows change is coming at Alabama

Why did Alabama Coach Nick Saban hire Lane Kiffin? By The Conduit My number-one rule of college football is everyone loses football games; it’s how you lose and what you do afterwards that matters. Any fan that can understand this will have a lot more fun watching college football. My number-two rule is you don’t […]

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Someone should cancel the Alabama vs Auburn basketball game

Alabama vs Auburn: Iron Bowl on hardwood, on ice By Hunter Ford What is more unlikely: a snow storm in southern Alabama or a basketball game between Auburn and Alabama that means something? I am sitting here in Troy, Alabama, watching TV news about the winter weather alerts. Roads are closed. Schools and churches are […]

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Auburn and Alabama basketball coaches should be canned

Auburn and Alabama should do something to make basketball fun again By Hunter Ford Why wait until the season is over to fire the incompetent basketball coaches at Alabama and Auburn? Fire them now. Football coaches often get fired before the season is over, just ask Lane Kiffin. The Crimson Tide and the Tigers are […]

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Alabama Football: A-Day 2014 set for April 19

Football fans rejoice as Spring Football is right around the corner. The University of Alabama announced that A-Day 2014 will be held April 19. Here is the entire release. Alabama A-Day 2014 Scheduled for April 19 The University of Alabama announced Wednesday that the 2014 A-Day Spring Football Game will be held on Saturday, April […]

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Basketball is flat in the state of Alabama

Alabama Crimson Tide not alone in basketball mediocrity in this state By Hunter Ford I watched Alabama play Georgia in basketball last Saturday. The late great writer from Atlanta, Lewis Grizzard, once described watching a football game between two mediocre teams as “like watching two mules fight over a turnip.” The Tide and Dawgs looked […]

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What comes next for Alabama?

The old man and the Tide: What comes next? By Hunter Ford A few weeks ago Nick Saban said he was “too damn old” to start over as a head coach at a new school. That’s a good thing, because he will have his hands full rebooting the Alabama Crimson Tide after a disappointing two-game […]

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Sugar Bowl: Nick Saban says game is about mindset, fundamentals

Sugar Bowl Preview: Saban says bowl game is about mindset, getting back to fundamentals for Alabama By Hunter Ford Alabama football coach Nick Saban met with the media on New Year’s Day to preview the January 2 Sugar Bowl game against Oklahoma. “It’s all about mindset,” Saban said, outlining what he believes will be the […]

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Sugar Bowl Preview: Oklahoma’s Special Teams

Alabama vs Oklahoma: Getting to know the Sooner’s Special Teams By Dave Friedman The Alabama coaching staff is spending their time preparing the Crimson Tide game plan for the Sugar Bowl. While putting in a few new wrinkles, and assessing your own strengths and weaknesses is a part of the process, getting a grasp on […]

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Sugar Bowl Preview: Oklahoma’s Defense

Alabama vs Oklahoma: Getting to know the Sooner’s Defense By Dave Friedman The Sugar Bowl is rapidly approaching, and Alabama is hard at work scouting Oklahoma. The Sooners strength this season is on defense. OU ranks 14th nationally in total defense and are adapt in nearly every defensive category. Their ability to stymie the pass […]

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What to watch for in the Sugar and Orange Bowls

Why Oklahoma and Clemson should worry By The Conduit Simply put, the process works, but it works more stringently with a clear goal. I wouldn’t want to be Oklahoma or Clemson in these upcoming BCS bowl games. It’s going to be a bloodbath where, for the most part, those teams will bleed for someone else’s […]

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Sugar Bowl Preview: Oklahoma’s offense

Preview of Alabama vs Oklahoma: Getting to know the Sooner’s offense By Dave Friedman The Crimson Tide are preparing to take on Oklahoma in the Sugar Bowl. While Alabama is widely considered a big favorite in the game, Nick Saban and his staff are learning a lot about the Sooners and their tendencies. Here is […]

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Dear Heisman Trust: I’m Breaking Up With You

By Heather Thomas Dear Heisman Trust, After watching this year’s Heisman ceremony, I have decided to break up with you. Trust me, it isn’t easy. Breaking up with someone you’ve loved for so long is downright hard as hell. I’ll always cherish the happy times… Mark Ingram, Barry Sanders, Ricky Williams just to name a […]

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Alabama and Nick Saban agree to long-term contract

Alabama fans can relax with news that legendary football coach Nick Saban will remain in Tuscaloosa. The University just released information about a new long-term contract between Alabama and Nick Saban. The deal is expected to keep Saban coaching the Alabama football team for the rest of his career. The release below contains comments from […]

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Alabama Football Recruiting Update

Alabama Recruiting Update: Making sense of the commitments and decommitments By Dave Friedman In your fantasy football league would you swap Matt Ryan and DeMarco Murray for Russell Wilson and Benjarvus Green-Ellis? For the average fan, hearing about football commits and decommitments is kind of like an abstract guessing game. It is important to a […]

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Sugar Bowl: An early look at Alabama vs Oklahoma

Alabama vs Oklahoma matches SEC against Big 12 in Sugar Bowl By Dave Friedman While college football coaches are always busy, fans get bored between the end of the bowl games and start of the new season. The media tries very hard to keep listeners, readers, and viewers engaged even when no games are taking […]

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Appreciation for Nick Saban

Nick Saban has given Alabama its swagger back By Hunter Ford If Nick Saban becomes one of our exes, living in Texas, all Alabama fans would still owe him a debt of gratitude. We should also wish him well, that is unless we have to face his team on the field. Saban has exorcised a […]

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Alabama Football: The latest on Nick Saban to Texas

Rumors of Nick Saban to Texas: What is the latest from Tuscaloosa? The rumors are heating up that Alabama football coach Nick Saban might leave Tuscaloosa to coach the University of Texas Longhorns. Speculation about Saban’s future was enhanced as Paul Finebaum reported that Alabama sent the football coach a contract extension on Friday, but […]

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Nick Saban has Alabama in another BCS Bowl; Tide heads to Sugar Bowl

Alabama plays Oklahoma in the Sugar Bowl. Here is the official release from the University of Alabama: Alabama Will Play Oklahoma in the 80th Allstate Sugar Bowl In New Orleans Crimson Tide and Sooners will meet at 7:30 p.m. CT on Thursday, January 2, 2014, at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Alabama Crimson Tide will face […]

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Alabama Recruiting Update: Talamaivao switches to USC

Viane Talamaivao switches to a school closer to home By Dave Friedman When prized offensive lineman Viane Talamaivao committed to Alabama in May, his coach at Centennial High School in Corona, California was not surprised. Matt Logan said that the 6’3” and 310 pound Talamaivao had always wanted to move away for college and experience […]

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Alabama Recruiting Update: Laurence Jones

Laurence Jones has speed, power and size for safety By Dave Friedman There are no words to help an Alabama fan feel better following Saturday’s loss at Auburn. Some have suggested that having the top recruiting class in the country, a group that includes tackle Cameron Robinson, defensive end Da’Shawn Hand, and elite athlete Bo […]

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All I want for Christmas is an Iron Bowl rematch

An Iron Bowl rematch would make for a great holiday By Hunter Ford After witnessing two Auburn miracles to end the season, I’m hoping for one more; I want an Iron Bowl rematch. While Auburn and Alabama have never played twice in the same football season, a rematch is not unprecedented in college football bowl […]

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An open letter to Coach Nick Saban

(from an admittedly ‘spoiled’ fan) By Ray First off Coach, I want to say that I still think you’re the best coach in college football today and I wouldn’t trade you for 10 Gus Malzahns. And I mean that sincerely. But we all make mistakes. Many were made in Auburn, AL Saturday night that cost […]

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Preview: Alabama vs Auburn

Alabama has won 18 straight true road games, and is 4-3 in Iron Bowl games played at Auburn By Dave Friedman For only the second time since Auburn and Alabama began playing in 1893, the Tigers and Crimson Tide meet on Saturday with both teams ranked in the Top 5. The 78th Iron Bowl is […]

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