After beating Auburn 49-27 on Saturday, Alabama coach Nick Saban spent part of his news conference reminding his team's fan base that he has no use for "naysayers." It marked an unusual turn, because he rarely picks this forum to deliver this particular message. Read the full storyMark Edwards: Tide beats Auburn again, and Nick Saban would like for you to appreciate it
Anniston Star Senior Editor Mark Edwards takes Alabama, Ohio State and Ole Miss, which will thrive as long as nobody mentions a pine box.
TUSCALOOSA — Normally, Alabama’s annual showdown with an FCS foe is often remembered for what happened elsewhere.
Brandon Miller, a freshman who was a five-star, highly sought prospect a year ago, scored 28 points to lead Alabama to a 104-62 drubbing of Jacksonville State.
Alabama’s magical mystery road tour continued Saturday, making for spellbinding television once again. But the goal this time was quite different.
Alabama is licking its wounds, while Auburn has some hope after finally telling Bryan Harsin he was welcome to walk out the door, turn right to the parking lot, drive out of town and never come back. Meanwhile, Jacksonville State remains the ASUN Conference's worst nightmare.
Now, the question for Alabama: With no national title left to play for, can the Tide turn 2022 into another 2010 or 2019 and return to prominence next season? Only if Alabama can regain the road warrior mentality.
It’s a tale as old as a time: Alabama loses a regular-season game, then bounces back decisively the next week against Mississippi State.
BIRMINGHAM — It’s been seven months since Alabama’s season came crashing down in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, but to coach Nate Oats, it seemed a lot fresher than that at SEC Media Days on Wednesday.
It's been a while since so much anticipation surrounded an Alabama-Tennessee football game. It happened regularly in the 1990s, but since Nick Saban arrived in Tuscaloosa in 2007, the series has turned into a lopsided butt-kicking.
Top-ranked Alabama overcame a turnover palooza to deny Texas A&M its biggest win since this time last year, winning 24-20 and potentially leaving reason for voters to elevate Ohio State to the No. 1 ranking Sunday.
Jacksonville State is off this week, and Alabama and Auburn will do Alabama and Auburn things this week, which means count on a Tide win and a Tigers loss.
Alabama ventured to the fringe of the Ozark Mountains on a mission of self-discovery Saturday afternoon. That wasn’t the plan, of course.
If it's possible for a five-star prospect to fly under the radar, Ja'Corey Brooks has for much of his Alabama career, even though he caught the game-tying TD against Auburn a year ago. He's starting to assert himself, says senior editor Mark Edwards.
Cancel the All-Points Bulletin. The Alabama offense was located Saturday night, safe and secure, according to columnist Doug Segrest.
We should get a sweep by Alabama, Auburn and Jacksonville State. Auburn, in particular, really needs a win, even though most years a 2-1 record wouldn't be cause for the type of alarm we're seeing on the Plains.
"Are you going to play to that standard on a consistent basis?" Nick Saban asked his team this week. Alabama moved closer to what Saban wanted, and as a result, the Tide smacked Louisiana Monroe 63-7.
The lead was comfortable, even if the performance didn’t match. Just a week after a near loss at Texas, No. 2 Alabama was well out in front.
Alabama eases into this week after last week's scare in Texas. Auburn and Jacksonville State have their toughest matchups so far this season.
Columnist Doug Segrest: "The unranked Longhorns, an SEC member in waiting, outplayed No. 1 Alabama for three quarters on a steamy, humid Austin afternoon, only to fall in a way that only a true Tide rival can."