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Who could be the freshman impact players for Alabama this season

There are a few names that have been circulating as to who may be playing significant roles in the 2014 season as true freshman. Head coach Nick Saban wants to put the best talent on the field, as does every coach, but it is not very easy to come in and contribute as a freshman.  However, the players that Nick Saban and staff recruit could compete for a starting position on nearly every team in the country ...

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Alabama Media Guides Released

[gallery type="slideshow" ids="5108,5107,5106,5105" orderby="rand"] With SEC Media Days getting under way today the media guides were also released as they are each year.  The media guides allow a first look at each of the teams for the upcoming year.  The University of Alabama released the four media guide covers that will be used for the 2014 season featuring safety Landon Collins and wide receiver Amari ...

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Two Alabama football juniors earning their way into Saban’s doghouse

Only eight days after Alabama running back Kenyan Drake was arrested for misdemeanor obstruction of governmental operations defensive lineman Jarran Reed was arrested Sunday morning in Tuscaloosa and charged with DUI. There is little doubt that some unsuspecting person will ask head coach Nick Saban about both arrests during the SEC Media days this week. There is also little doubt that said person might get ...

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One of Alabama football’s biggest concerns heading into 2014, or is it?

With the SEC Media Days starting this week, which has traditionally signaled the start of the upcoming season, there is no doubt that the Alabama football coaching staff has been hard at work recruiting and planning for the 2014 season as well as future seasons.  On the recruiting front the Crimson Tide is already listed as having the top class (again) for 2015 with star players committed to the Tide from c ...

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Coker and Trickett to potentially face one another again but both as starters this time

The Alabama offense needs to fill a couple of holes this upcoming season, but not too many due to every contributing receiver, most of the running backs, and a majority of the line all returning.  In case you missed RB Alvin Kamara’s transfer saga, he plans to join the Tennessee Vols after a brief stint at a Kansas Junior College.  Now, back to the story, there is one position in particular that every Alaba ...

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Four-star quarterback Blake Barnett of Corona, CA commits to the Tide

On Wednesday head football Coach Nick Saban and new offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin received a very large commitment for the Crimson Tide.  It’s not the atypical “large” type of defensive lineman or linebacker or even offensive lineman that Saban normally gets during the off-season.  This time it happens to be one of the highest-rated quarterback that Saban has brought to the Capstone.  The Corona, Calif. ...

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“A” lack luster “Day” but some bright spots for Alabama football as White defeats Crimson

On a bright sunny day inside Bryant Denny Stadium Alabama hosted its annual A-Day game where Crimson took on White to wrap up spring camp for the Crimson Tide. After a scoreless first half the White team took the lead in the second and won the game 17-14 in front of 73,506 Alabama fans.  It wasn’t exactly the most impressive show of offensive power but head Coach Nick Saban said in the post-game press-confe ...

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Alabama prepares for second scrimmage

[gallery type="slideshow" ids="4916,4915,4914,4913,4912,4905,4906,4907,4900,4899,4898,4918,4917,4911,4910,4909,4908,4901,4902,4903,4904,4897,4896"] On another beautiful day in Tuscaloosa with near perfect weather in the mid-70’s the Alabama football team was back in action on the Thomas-Drew practice field for its 11th spring session.  The Crimson Tide was in shorts, shoulder-pads and helmets which are cust ...

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Nick Saban discusses spring improvements

Overall with 10 practices under their belt Nick Saban has said that this team, as he does with every team, is trying to find their identity.  However, comments from Saban have indicated that he is pleased with the work that this team is putting in so far this spring. He explained that last year’s team “kind of lost our identity" at the end of the season”. The players have seemed to have re-bought into the S ...

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Alabama Spring Practice continues with 10th practice

[gallery type="slideshow" ids="4889,4888,4887,4886,4885,4884,4883,4882,4881,4880,4879,4878,4877,4876,4875,4874,4873,4872,4871,4870,4867,4865,4866"] The Alabama football team was back in full pads today for their 10th practice of the spring.  It was a perfect spring day for the Tide to be outside on the Thomas-Drew practice fields as there were blue skies and temperatures around 70. Saban mentioned in his po ...

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