Three things we learned in the spring about the Alabama Crimson Tide: 1. No leader at QB: Blake Sims was said to have made strides as a passer, but he took a serious step back at A-Day, throwing two interceptions.
about 1123 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- It didn't take long for the sickening feeling to seep out of Landon Collins' stomach and circulate through his body. On the way back to Tuscaloosa after Alabama's humbling 45-31 loss to Oklahoma in the Allstate Sugar Bowl, the junior safety replayed the nauseating moments from a game in which the Crimson Tide, which entered the contest with the SEC's top-ranked defense, surrendered 429 yards of offense, nearly 6 yards per play, 348 passing yards and four passing touchdowns.
about 1136 days ago | Edward Aschoff | Alabama Crimson Tide
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- "It's not like we don't have anybody at the position," Alabama coach Nick Saban told a group of reporters prior to the start of spring practice earlier this month, running down the list of questions he had for his team before arriving at the safety position.
about 1163 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Here are five things to watch as top-ranked Alabama (7-0, 4-0) hosts upstart Tennessee (4-3, 1-2) on Saturday afternoon in Tuscaloosa: Start of life without Sunseri: Vinnie Sunseri, Alabama's junior starting safety, has a brace on his knee after undergoing season-ending surgery earlier in the week.
about 1309 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Vinnie Sunseri sat on the far sideline Saturday night watching the game in track pants, his hands stuffed in his pockets. Only moments earlier Alabama's starting safety was huddled around his teammates, counting off something on his fingers.
about 1314 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Here's a look at three things learned in No. 1 Alabama's 52-0 win against Arkansas on Saturday night. Kenyan Drake can fly: OK, so maybe we had an idea of Drake's speed before Saturday, but the game against Arkansas further proved his worth as the No.
about 1315 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
We've reached the midway point of the season. And, well, some teams are hot while others are certainly not. Let's take a look. GLOWING EMBERS Missouri: Who knew? Prognosticators, both professional and amateur, are surely coming out of the woodwork by now, telling anyone who will listen how they had Missouri atop the SEC East before the start of the season.
about 1321 days ago | Alex Scarborough | LSU Tigers