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With McCarron finally gone, Bama fans look forward to the future with a good quarterback in Jacob Coker

AJ McCarron was part of three National Championships in his time at Alabama. He was the starter for two of those, and was penciled in as the unproven redshirt freshman backup in 2009’s BCS game against Texas. Had McElroy gone the way of Colt McCoy’s early exit in Pasadena, you would’ve seen McCarron at the […]

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Common sense says HUNH rules will change

Let’s make this clear. When the HUNH rules are altered, it isn’t, nor was it ever about Nick Saban having to change the rules to beat the HUNH. Last season Alabama head coach Nick Saban led his Tide to a 25-0 shutout of Hugh Freeze’s version, outscored a healthy Johnny Manziel on his turf (something […]

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Alabama 49 Texas A&M 42 Notes & Highlights

Highlights of Alabama vs Texas A&M Alabama Texas A&M Game Notes Official game notes from UA: ALABAMA CAPTAINS • Alabama’s captains for today’s game at Texas A&M were AJ McCarron, C.J. Mosley and Ed Stinson. The Aggies won the toss and elected to receive the opening kickoff . SERIES NOTES • With the win Alabama […]

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Column: Besides the players, does anyone care if college athletes get paid?

Don’t just show them the money; let them hold on to some By Hunter Ford Would the end product of college athletics (especially football) be any better, or any worse, if athletes got paid? Would anybody really care? Last week, Time Magazine put Johnny Manziel on its cover as the poster boy for why college […]

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I wish Bama had beaten Virginia Tech by 25 points

Looking back on Saturday night’s game in the Georgia Dome, I have many regrets on the Tide’s opener for the 2013 season. But the biggest one is this: I wish we had beaten the Hokies by 25 points. The line on the game was 18.5, but if I could have an early birthday present, it […]

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Texas A&M deserves better than foolish Johnny Manziel

Highlights of texas A&M 52 Rice 31 Impressions of Texas A&M and Johnny Manziel Johnny Manziel returned to Johnny Football Saturday, but it was a disgusting display of narcissism. Texas A&M went to bat for an obviously guilty Johnny Manziel during the autograph scandal, but Manziel repaid that loyalty with a self-centered display on the […]

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The “Real” 12th Man at Texas A&M

Finally, we can move on. Johnny Manziel met with the NCAA for six hours on Sunday, we learned today, and informed the governing organization of college athletics that he never took money for signing autographs. Whew! Thankfully that whole episode is now behind us so we can focus on some football. All while the organization […]

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Why Texas A&M Should Bench Johnny Manziel

Johnny Manziel is already a hero to many. He’s the first freshman Heisman Trophy winner in college football history. He beat the championship-winning football team in Alabama to become the king of the Texas A&M Aggie nation. Parents across the country want their kids to have that kind of success. But do they want their […]

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Texas A&M following Auburn blueprint regarding Manziel

The new college football season is now just a stone’s throw away, and with all the upheaval this offseason regarding Johnny Manziel, you can count on one thing. He will play every down for the Aggies. Why? Because they need him; he’s the cornerstone of their offense…even their team…the very key to their potentially unprecedented […]

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Your Sunday Cup Of Coffee: A Sabanized SEC Media Days

In his seven years at the Capstone, Alabama head coach Nick Saban has put his stamp on the SEC, to say the least. More like a branding iron, Saban has made the league a 1 + 13 affair as every other school in the league rises and rests on the thoughts of Alabama football. Heck, […]

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