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 568 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Alabama Crimson Tide
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- For Nick Saban, his success started on the recruiting trail, not the football field. In his first season, the University of Alabama head football coach went 6-6 and guided the Crimson Tide to a berth in the Independence Bowl, the lowly Independence Bowl, where they hung on to defeat Colorado.
about 1431 days ago | Greg Ostendorf | NCF On The Trail
DESTIN, Fla. -- Nick Saban isn't looking to compare his 2012 football team to past ones, but he'd like to take one key ingredient from 2011 and sprinkle it around his team right now, especially on defense.
about 1606 days ago | Edward Aschoff | Alabama Crimson Tide
We're putting spring behind us and looking toward the fall with our post-spring power rankings: 1. LSU: The Tigers had one of the best springs around. Things were quiet off the field, and the offense rallied behind quarterback Zach Mettenberger.
On Thursday night, four former University of Alabama stars had their lives changed forever as they were chosen in the first round of the NFL draft. Millions of dollars are poised to flood into their respective bank accounts as they begin their professional careers around the country.
about 1640 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
Thursday night could prove to be a historic night for the University of Alabama. Coming off its second national championship in three years, the Crimson Tide could have up to five players selected in the first round of the NFL draft, the most ever taken in the first round from one SEC school.
about 1640 days ago | Greg Ostendorf | Alabama Crimson Tide
SEC bloggers Chris Low and Edward Aschoff will occasionally give their takes on a question facing the league or certain teams in the league. We'll both have strong opinions, but not necessarily the same opinions.
about 1661 days ago | Chris Low and Edward Aschoff | Alabama Crimson Tide
Speed and athleticism are always immediately mentioned when talking about SEC defenses, but there's a mental side that's often overlooked. For Alabama linebacker Nico Johnson, it's the first thing he notices when he sees youngsters competing in practices.
about 1702 days ago | Edward Aschoff | Georgia Bulldogs
NEW ORLEANS -- When Alabama senior linebacker Courtney Upshaw addressed his teammates earlier this week, he kept coming back to one word. Legendary. "What I told them was, 'Let's be legendary,' " Upshaw recounted.
about 1747 days ago | Chris Low | Alabama Crimson Tide