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Game of the Week: Florida @ Alabama

Paul Bessire | Posted 11.18.2014 | Sports
Paul Bessire

This week, we feature a cross-divisional matchup in the SEC that could have major college football playoff ramifications, especially if the game is as competitive as we anticipate throughout.

College Coaches and the Three Biggest Lies

Cathy Whitlock | Posted 03.17.2014 | Sports
Cathy Whitlock

Since we are two weeks into the college football post season with a coaching carousel in in full swing, I thought it would be a good time to take a look at some of the oldie but goodie falsehoods that coaches recycle on their way to greener pastures.

Is The SEC Dominance Over?

Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.09.2014 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

2015 marks the first year of the Final Four format, which means the much anticipated end to the 16-year BCS. That is a good thing for college football. Let me rephrase that: It is a great thing for college football. And the SEC showing a chink in its armor might just be as well.

Everything You Need To Know About The Sugar Bowl

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.04.2014 | Sports

SUGAR BOWL No. 3 Alabama (11-1) vs. No. 11 Oklahoma (10-2), 8:30 p.m. (ESPN) Line: Alabama by 16. Series ...

College Football Players Are Getting Robbed Of 6-Figure Salaries -- By Their Coaches

Ben Hallman | Posted 02.22.2014 | Business
Ben Hallman

The highest-paid state employee in Alabama just got another massive raise. And for that he can thank many of his own laborers, who make almost nothing.

What We Learned From The Nick Saban To Texas Reports

Matt Yoder | Posted 02.17.2014 | Sports
Matt Yoder

A week ago, The Internet was all aflutter that Nick Saban would ride into Austin, Texas as the all-conquering messiah of the Texas Longhorns football program.

Saban: 'There Were No Talks' With Texas

AP | JOHN ZENOR | Posted 12.18.2013 | Sports

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban and the football team are moving on. Saban has put to rest the speculation that he would replace M...

What Next For Texas?

AP | JIM VERTUNO | Posted 12.14.2013 | Sports

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Mack Brown saga at Texas continues — even without Nick Saban in the picture any more. In a short, energetic speech at hi...

Saban Not Going Anywhere

AP | JOHN ZENOR | Posted 02.12.2014 | Sports

Alabama coach Nick Saban is staying put. The university announced on its Twitter account Friday night that the football coach has reached "a long-ter...

Nick Saban, Jim Harbaugh Among Candidates To Replace Mack Brown As Texas Football Coach

Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

By Dave Miller, National Football Post With Mack Brown's 16-year tenure at Texas nearing its end, who could the Longhorns have in mind for his repl...

Iron Bowl Preview: Alabama-Auburn Rivalry Has Deep Roots

Jordan Schultz | Posted 01.29.2014 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

The previous four winners of the Iron Bowl -- the annual slugfest between Alabama and Auburn -- have gone on to win the BCS National Championship. And yes, this is a slugfest, both on and off the field. The schools are separated by just 160 miles, and remember, it was a malicious 'Bama fan that poisoned the iconic War Eagle tree.

Week 14 Game of the Week: Alabama at Auburn (The Iron Bowl)

Paul Bessire | Posted 01.27.2014 | Sports
Paul Bessire

Alabama will put its hopes of three straight national championships (the winner of this game has actually already won four straight national championships) on the line on the road against a surprising, yet talented Auburn team.

Cam Newton Is Superman Again And The Andrew Wiggins Era Begins

Jordan Schultz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

Another fall weekend means more opportunities NOT to leave that couch of yours. With Thanksgiving getting closer and your fantasy football teams in mid-season form, let's dive into the NFL. But don't forget about the college kids! And I'm not just talking about the gridiron. Friday night ESPN3 will air the beginning of the Andrew Wiggins era at the University of Kansas.

Week 11 Game of the Week: LSU @ Alabama

Paul Bessire | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Paul Bessire

As Texas A&M and Georgia have proven in the past two seasons, attacking Alabama with multiple, physical weapons and a fast pace is the best way to stay in the game with the Crimson Tide.

Saban's Agent Revealed Only School He'd Leave Alabama For

AP | JIM VERTUNO | Posted 11.06.2013 | Sports

AUSTIN, Texas -- AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The agent for coach Nick Saban told Texas officials in January that Texas was the only school he would conside...

Is The Pac-12 The Best Conference In College Football?

Jordan Schultz | Posted 12.04.2013 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

The SEC has ruled the landscape of college football for seven years by producing seven straight national champions. And yet, while the Alabama's, LSU's and Georgia's of the world continue their impressive runs, it is the Pac-12 that may just be the best conference in college football today.

Saban Prepares Defense For Johnny Football

AP | JOHN ZENOR | Posted 09.13.2013 | Sports

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- All eyes might be on Johnny Manziel in Saturday's Alabama-Texas A&M game – except for the Crimson Tide's defensive backs. T...

Week 3 Game of the Week: Alabama at Texas A&M

Paul Bessire | Posted 11.13.2013 | Sports
Paul Bessire

In this season's most hyped regular season game (so far), top-ranked Alabama will head to College Station to face Texas A&M, a team we believe is the second best in the country.

Sympathy For The Devil (Or Nick Saban)

GQ | Posted 08.27.2013 | Sports

Few men in sports make a better villain than the unsmiling, unsparing, unstoppable coach of the back-to-back national champion Alabama Crimson Tide. W...

Equal To The Bear?

AP | JOHN ZENOR | Posted 09.17.2013 | Sports

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Nick Saban is as hard to distract as he is to beat. Ask the Alabama coach what winning a third straight national ...

Saban: Arrested Bama Players Dismissed

AP | JOHN ZENOR | Posted 02.27.2013 | Sports

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Four players for two-time defending national champion Alabama have been dismissed from school following their arrests after ...

Alabama, LSU Compete For Eighth Grader

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.26.2013 | Sports

You don't win three national championships in four years without thinking ahead. Way ahead. Alabama Coach Nick Saban offered eighth grader Dylan Mo...

And The No. 1 Recruiting Class Goes To..

AP | By JOHN ZENOR | Posted 04.08.2013 | Sports

Alabama coach Nick Saban insists he doesn't get swept up in the signing day drama of recruits' televised announcements and last-minute change of heart...

Evolution Of Saban & The Gatorade Bath

Posted 01.09.2013 | Sports

Celebration does not suit Nick Saban. Yet he keeps winning championships. With Saban's Alabama team just seconds away from winning his fourth career B...

Jordan Schultz

Top 10 Individual Bowl Performances

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 01.08.2013 | Sports

Perhaps it only made sense that Alabama hammered Notre Dame for the BCS title, capping off one of the more nondescript bowl seasons in memory. Even so...