The SEC has been pumping out internet memes lately. Over the weekend there was Gene Chizik staring down his daughter's prom date. Then during Monday night's basketball national championship game, rapper Drake's many sports allegiances (Kentucky among them) were on display.
about 1142 days ago | Jeff Barlis | Texas A&M Aggies
Hard-working reporters put in some long hours for the NFL's first day of free agency. It was so packed with news, it was almost like a mini national signing day. Missouri opened spring practice on Tuesday looking to build on the momentum of a 12-2 record last season.
about 1169 days ago | Jeff Barlis | Texas A&M Aggies
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The recruiting classes have all been spectacular since Nick Saban took over at Alabama in 2007. Simply put, there hasn't been a better program in college football at gathering, signing and developing blue-chip recruits over the past decade or so.
about 1181 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
Editor's note: This is Part III in a weeklong series looking at Alabama's top five position groups with room to improve. TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- It wasn't all bad. It's sometimes important to remember that.
about 1190 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Alabama coach Nick Saban had plenty to be proud about with the signing class he assembled last Wednesday. It was talented, deep and met every need the Crimson Tide had heading into the 2014 season.
about 1197 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Because he's a signed prospect, Nick Saban will have to address the addition of Jacob Coker during spring practice. He'll have to, at some point, answer questions about the quarterback transferring from Florida State, the strong-armed former backup to a Heisman Trophy winner whom Alabama fans hope will develop into something of an award-winning quarterback himself in Tuscaloosa.
about 1212 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- It happens every year now, so don't act surprised. If you're an Alabama fan, deal with it. If you're not, don't weep for the Crimson Tide, either. Coach Nick Saban has lost multiple underclassmen to the NFL before, so Thursday's news that safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, offensive tackle Cyrus Kouandjio, linebacker Adrian Hubbard and defensive end Jeoffrey Pagan will all leave school early is no insurmountable thing.
about 1231 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 1237 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide