TideNation links: Still kicking

Alex Scarborough writes: Alabama kicker Cade Foster nearly cost his team a chance for a national title last season, but he has worked hard to become more consistent and has nailed two, 50-plus yarders this season.

RoundtableInsider: SEC blogger Edward Aschoff and TideNation writers Scarborough and Greg Ostendorf discuss AJ McCarron’s ability to take Alabama’s offense to the next level, impact freshmen, Bama's defense and more.

Note: Join TideNation recruiting writer Ostendorf for a chat at 2 p.m. CT.Insider