Alabama Crimson Tide

What is Alabama's Biggest Obstacle to a National Title in 2013?

Is the schedule Alabama's biggest obstacle to a national title in 2013?
<p> What is Alabama's Biggest Obstacle to a National Title in 2013?</p>

With college football’s postseason set to change after the 2013 season, Alabama could finish the BCS era as the only team to win three consecutive national titles. The Crimson Tide has claimed back-to-back championships thanks to dominating wins over LSU and Notre Dame.

5 Greatest Moments In Alabama Crimson Tide Football History

2013 Alabama Crimson Tide Cheerleaders

Will Georgia Have the SEC's Best Offense in 2013?

Is Georgia, Texas A&M or Alabama the best offense in the SEC?
<p> Will Georgia Have the SEC's Best Offense in 2013?</p>

The SEC is known for its defense. But let’s not forget about the players on the other side of the ball this year.

The SEC is home to the 2012 Heisman winner in Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel, while Georgia and Alabama both averaged over 32 points a game in conference contests last year.

Considering all three teams rank among the best offenses in the nation, which team takes the title as the best in the SEC?

25 Things to Know from Spring Football

Spring practice has ended, here are all the key injuries, personnel decisions and storylines
<p> Spring practice has ended, here are all the key injuries, personnel decisions and storylines</p>

Depending on your point of view, spring practice is either a respite from the football-free months of winter and a taste of things to come in August. On the other hand, it’s only appealing to the hardcore football fan.

Sure, there’s the same questions every year -- is my team’s defense really good or is the offense really bad, or vice versa. But there’s also plenty of news and notes.

Early 2014 NFL Draft Rankings

Athlon takes a very early look at who could have their name called in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft.
<p> Athlon takes a very early look at who could have their name called in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft.</p>

The 2013 NFL Draft is in the books.

Some fans, in Minnesota and St. Louis for example, should be ecstatic about their new toys (Sharrif Floyd, Tavon Austin) while others, in Cleveland, Dallas or Oakland perhaps, might be wondering what just happened in New York. So while more than 250 bright-eyed and bushy-tailed prospects prepare for the long summer trek from being a draft pick to making an NFL roster, the next wave of college stars are already preparing themselves for the 2014 NFL Draft.

And so is Athlon Sports.

Ranking the SEC's Running Backs for 2013

Georgia's Todd Gurley ranks as the SEC's No. 1 running back for 2013.
<p> Ranking the SEC's Running Backs for 2013</p>

Eddie Lacy, Mike Gillislee and Zac Stacy are gone, but the SEC isn’t hurting for options at running back.

Georgia’s Todd Gurley and Alabama’s T.J. Yeldon are back after standout freshman seasons. And both players are due for a bigger workload in 2013.

Mississippi State’s LaDarius Perkins quietly rushed for over 1,000 yards last season, while Texas A&M’s Ben Malena is an underrated option in a deep stable of backs.

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