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2016 Schedule
14-1, 1st in SEC - West
Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports
18hAdam Rittenberg

College football future QB power rankings

It's nearly impossible to win a national championship with questions at quarterback. Which programs have the best QB situation for the immediate future? The answer might surprise you.

Derek Tyson RecruitingNation 

5-star DB Patrick Surtain Jr. will be releasing a top 10 soon but says that LSU, FSU, Florida, Alabama, Clemson, Miami and Ohio State will be on that list. Surrain is out today with a hamstring injury.

Derek Tyson RecruitingNation 

Alabama ESPN 300 ATH commit Xavier Williams sporting Alabama gloves. The 18th-ranked player in the country said he'll visit Alabama for junior day as well as Clemson at some point this spring.

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How will Alabama's offense change in 2017? (1:44)
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What's the biggest spring storyline for each top 25 team?

Spring practices are beginning. Whether it's replacing a coach or a quarterback, evaluating a big-name transfer or getting top recruits into the mix, each of our top 25 teams faces uncertainties.

ESPN Stats & Info

Some heavy hitters on the headsets

Former Patriots TE coach Brian Daboll will be Alabama's sixth offensive coordinator of the Nick Saban era. Of the five previous, three are currently head coaches elsewhere in Division 1 FBS and another moved back to the NFL.

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Inside the Program: Early Enrollees (2:32)
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Finebaum calls new Alabama OC a 'pedestrian' hire (1:46)

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

Alabama has officially announced the hiring of offensive coordinator Brian Daboll and special teams/tight ends coach Joe Pannunzio. With Mike Locksley as co-OC and receivers coach, the staff is set.

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Barnhart's Mt. Rushmore of college coaches (2:49)
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Toughest stretch: Alabama Crimson Tide

There will be no weeks off as Alabama goes on the road to Vanderbilt and Texas A&M and hosts Ole Miss, Arkansas and Tennessee.

Craig Haubert ESPN Staff Writer 

Daniel Faalele (OL at IMG out of Australia) is physically impressive in size & in a few reps of 1-on-1 can see why already gaining interest despite lack of experience

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Erik McKinney ESPN Staff Writer 

Cornerback Isaac Taylor-Stuart owns one of the most impressive offer lists in California, with Alabama, LSU, Michigan, Notre Dame, Oregon, Penn State, UCLA, USC and other chasing. The nation's No. 108 overall prospect mentioned USC and Washington as two of the schools standing out early.

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High school fires coach who banned Bama staff

Bossier City Parkway High School principal Waylon Bates said in a statement Friday that he and David Feaster "do not share the same philosophy or vision" for the Louisiana school's athletics.

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Alabama superfan Phyllis goes off on Finebaum (1:50)

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