TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Reggie Ragland hears it when he goes home to Madison, Alabama. He hears it from Alabama coach Nick Saban. He hears it ... "everywhere." "My friends, they'll be talking stuff, like, 'Y'all don't look like the other teams used to look in '09 and '11,'" Ragland told ESPN.
about 546 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Alabama Crimson Tide
The injury to Eddie Jackson is still reverberating through Alabama's roster. The promising young cornerback, who was in position to start as a sophomore, tore his ACL during last weekend's scrimmage, forcing him to miss the remainder of spring camp.
about 900 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Nick Perry isn't doing anything to temper expectations for the Alabama secondary. The senior safety missed all but the first two games last season, and what he saw from the sidelines clearly didn't suit him.
about 907 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
Editor's note: This is Part I in a weeklong series looking at Alabama's top five position groups with room to improve. TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The struggle was obvious. Without a premier cornerback to rely upon, Alabama's defense wasn't the same.
about 957 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
Editor's note: This is Part II in a weeklong series looking at the five most pressing concerns Alabama faces this offseason. TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- There are a lot of things that make Alabama's defense work.
about 991 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
Maybe the loss at Auburn was a warning shot. Or was it the narrow victory at Texas A&M? Possibly the lackluster performances against Colorado State and Mississippi State? Whenever the signs came that Alabama wasn't all it was cracked up to be, very few, if anyone, saw it coming.
about 1001 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
STARKVILLE, Miss. -- The home crowd cheered, oblivious to the billboard-sized scoreboard pointing to their 20-7 defeat. Even some of their players looked content as they sang the school's fight song after the game.
about 1047 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Don't sleep on Mississippi State. That's the message Nick Saban would like to deliver to his top-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide as it travels to face a dangerous Bulldogs team on the road in Starkville on Saturday night.
about 1052 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide