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Based on A-Day, Tide staring at 0-12 in 2014

I went to the annual A-Day game, and let me say, there is much to be concerned about. As many fans do (correctly), conclusions are now being made about Alabama’s upcoming football season. Based on this scrimmage that’s open to the public, I can tell you, Alabama will not win a game in 2014. There […]

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Spencer Tillman of CBS sees something special in Derrick Henry

Alabama Football Update: Derrick Henry getting national attention By Hunter Ford Spencer Tillman of CBS Sports called in to Nick Saban’s Wednesday morning SEC coaches’ teleconference, asking about freshman running back Derrick Henry. Henry, a 6-foot-3, 238 pound tailback, took a pitch late in last Saturday’s game against Arkansas, and turned it into something special. […]

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Game week notes as Bama prepares for the 2013 campaign

No team has come out of the gates in better form that Nick Saban’s Alabama Crimson Tide the last five seasons. Since the 2008 Chick-fil-a Kick-Off classic with Clemson, the Tide has had a strong showing in its openers, which have included games with Clemson, Michigan and (now) Virginia Tech twice. When scheduled three years […]

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FALL CAMP UPDATE: News and notes from Day 1

With the Hokies now just 29 days away, the two-time defending National Champion Alabama Crimson Tide took to the practice field for the first time in the fall of 2013. The stories of the day centered around a position change (albeit temporary), an incoming freshman not being cleared medically, and an impressive incoming class garnering […]

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Freshman running back Derrick Henry to miss A-Day

Runningback Derrick Henry suffered a fractured fibula in Saturday’s scrimmage that required surgery this morning. The early enrollee had been having an impressive spring, but the injury will sideline him from the rest of spring practice, including Saturday’s A-Day game. “Derrick Henry suffered a fractured fibula in Saturday’s scrimmage and had successful surgery this morning […]

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What does OJ Simpson and Auburn have in common? The answer is in your Sunday Cup of Coffee – 4/07/13

With spring practice a little over the halfway mark, yesterday’s scrimmage produced what you’d expect from a team in the midst of rebuilding. First, the good. AJ McCarron and back-up Blake Sims had good days, according to Alabama head coach Nick Saban. Monster runningback Derrick Henry got mention as well, saying “he has flashed at […]

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