TideNation links: Finding new motivation

Alex Scarborough writes: After an uncharacteristically unprepared performance in losing to Texas A&M, Alabama strives to, as LB Nico Johnson put it, “remotivate ourselves.”

Greg Ostendorf writesInsider: Marlon Humphrey and Tony Brown are among the targets who could join the Crimson Tide defensive backfield in 2014.

Note: Join Ostendorf for a recruiting chat at 1 p.m. ETInsider in TideNation's forum, The Tusk.