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2016 Schedule
14-1, 1st in SEC - West
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2hChris Low

Let the countdown to 2017 opening weekend begin

Are we there yet? The confetti has barely been cleared from Clemson's championship celebration, but we're already excited about the opening weekend of 2017. Florida State vs. Alabama, anyone?

Notable early entries for NFL Draft (1:21)
Sheridan's 2017 football outlook (1:14)
Alabama hires 'rising star' in Byrne for AD role (3:23)
Battle reflects on 'special' time as Alabama AD (1:39)
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2dAlex Scarborough

Alabama's biggest offseason need: pass rush

Alabama's defensive front is losing a lot of talent this offseason, but has several pass-rushers on the roster waiting to make their mark next fall.

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2dSteve Muench and Kevin Weidl

The next Lamar Jackson? 10 bowl breakout stars to watch

Every bowl season, a group of players explode onto the national scene with a big college football postseason. Last year it was Lamar Jackson. Who are the 10 players to watch heading into 2017?

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2dGerry Hamilton

Todd Harris talks LSU visit, Alabama next

One of the ten ESPN 300 prospects on the official visitor list at LSU this weekend was safety Todd Harris.The No. 3-ranked prospect in the state of Louisiana lives just a short drive away from LSU’s campus, but the official visit weekend is always different than prior unofficial trips.

Countdown to 2017 begins

The Crimson Tide are No. 1 and the Seminoles No. 2 in Mark Schlabach's Way-Too-Early Top 25 for 2017. Imagine if this matchup is just a precursor to a second Alabama-Florida State clash in the College Football Playoff. Top games to watch

Barkley thanks Clemson for beating Alabama (0:25)

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Alabama LT Cam Robinson, upon declaring for the draft, said it's bittersweet because "we didn't finish it the way we wanted to and that will always be tough."

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

Alabama CB Marlon Humphrey seems awfully relaxed after making the decision to turn pro. He said he hasn't looked at his draft grade but thinks first or second round.

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

Alabama WR ArDarius Stewart said he received a second round grade but hopes to improve that with a good combine.

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

Alabama CB Marlon Humphrey is leaving for the NFL draft: "I thought a lot the past couple of days. It was tough after losing the championship, but I had to make the decision."

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

Nick Saban stands alongside WR Ardarius Stewart, LT Cam Robinson and CB Marlon Humphrey as they declare for the NFL draft.

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5dAlex Scarborough

Alabama key offseason questions

For Alabama to return to the top, Jalen Hurts' maturation as a passer, Steve Sarkisian's adjustments and rebuilding the defense will be important.

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