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Now that Ricky Town is gone, what will ‘Bama do for a QB in 2015?

By Saturday Down South, 3 years 1 month ago
RELATED: Early SEC team rankings for the class of 2015 Ricky Town’s decommitment from Alabama and subsequent pledge to Southern Cal leaves the Crimson Tide without a quarterback in the 2015 class. With hours, the ‘Tide started looking around. Here are three quarterback options Alabama has: RELATED: SEC teams comprise 9 of the national top 20 already for 2015 EDITOR’S NOTE: All...

Saban on McCarron’s ‘5-star entitlement’ statement: ‘I don’t think it was an on-field issue’

By Saturday Down South, 3 years 1 month ago
AJ McCarron recently made headlines during an interview with Jim Rome about why Alabama failed to win their third straight national championship and why they lost two straight games to end the season. McCarron said entitlement and program success were killers. You can read all of his statements here. “We had a lot of young guys,” said McCarron. “In the end, success was our killer. Too much...

Recruiting: A Complete Breakdown of SEC Early Enrollees in 2014

By Braden Gall, 3 years 1 month ago
Enrolling early is a fairly new trend that is clearly used by one league more so than any other.Fans always ask how the SEC does it? How can one league become so dominant? The simple answer is it cares more. The SEC is more dedicated to winning championships than your favorite conference, from the last graduate assistant on the sidelines to the last row of fans in the nosebleed seats at Neyland...

Alabama defensive assistant reportedly leaving for another job

By Saturday Down South, 3 years 1 month ago
Alabama’s defensive backs coach Greg Brown is heading to Louisville, according to CoachingSearch.com Brown will coach the safeties for the Cardinals. Related: Is Alabama’s recruiting class the best ever?  Brown is the third assistant coach to have left Alabama during this offseason. Nick Saban hired Lane Kiffin to replace Doug Nussmeier, who left for Michigan, and he hired Bo Davis as the...

10 College Football True Freshmen Likely to Make an Impact in 2014

By Steven Lassan, 3 years 1 month ago
National Signing Day is essentially Christmas morning for college football coaches. The first Wednesday in February officially marks the addition of 20-30 new players for each roster, which is the result of nearly a year of work on the recruiting trail. And of course, coaching staffs are relieved just to get the class on campus and not have to worry anymore about a player changing his mind at...

College Football's 2014 Consensus National Team Recruiting Rankings

By Braden Gall, 3 years 1 month ago
Rivals.com, Scout.com, ESPN and 247Sports.com are the four major recruiting services who all do an excellent job evaluating, tracking and ranking all things recruiting.But they don't always agree and that is a great thing for fans. It also means the best way to rank the best classes in the nation is to average them all together and come to a consensus. One service may value quantity while...

Alabama strengthens top-ranked recruiting class

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 years 1 month ago
(Sports Network) - Alabama received national letters of intent from two other five-star prospects during National Signing Day to bolster an already loaded recruiting class ranked as this year's best in the nation.Linebacker Rashaan Evans and athlete Bo Scarbrough each announced their decision to join the Crimson Tide program during press conferences held at their respective high schools on...

Alabama Crimson Tide National Signing Day Recap

By Saturday Down South, 3 years 1 month ago
Alabama Crimson Tide SEC TEAM RANK: 1st NATIONAL TEAM RANK: 1st LAST YEAR’S FINISH: 1st in SEC, 1st in nation. NO. 1 CURRENT RECRUIT: OL Cameron Robinson (No. 4 in nation) SDS 3-STAR ‘SLEEPER’ STAR: Lineman Montel McBride out of central Florida would be outstanding on either side of the line. He’s huge. SUM THE DAY UP: Had the biggest pickup in the SEC on Wednesday when five-star LB Rashaan...

Alabama honors scholarship offer to player with career-ending injury

By Saturday Down South, 3 years 1 month ago
Earlier today, Texas A&M got a lot of attention for honoring its scholarship offer to Cedric Collins, who suffered a career-ending injury in high school. Alabama and head coach Nick Saban did exactly the same thing today, as the Crimson Tide will honor its offer of a scholarship to Elisha Shaw, a Georgia product who learned recently from doctors that he would not be able to continue to play...

Live Blog: Alabama recruiting signees National Signing Day

By Saturday Down South, 3 years 1 month ago
This Alabama live blog will be updated throughout the day as new commitments and Letter of Intent are received. Related: Alabama steals HUGE prospect from Auburn Already Enrolled (8) Cameron Robinson, OT West Monroe (West Monroe, LA) 6-7/335 Tony Brown, CB Ozen (Beaumont, TX) 6-0/188 Laurence Jones, DB Neville (Monroe, LA) 6-2/220 David Cornwell, QB Norman North (Norman, OK) 6-5/241 Cameron Sims...