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NCAA Football: Chattanooga at Alabama
Alabama coach Nick Saban made no announcement about which quarterback will start the Crimson Tide’s season opener during his radio show on Thursday night.
Forget the quarterbacks, the position group that might have the biggest impact on the Crimson Tide’s offense this season is the line.
Considering how many problems the Alabama secondary had last season, it does't take a genius to guess where West Virginia will attack the Crimson Tide defense.
Stephen Garcia and Cousin Ty break down the matchup as Alabama takes on West Virginia in the Georgia Dome. Alabama is a HEAVY favorite...but should they be?
NCAA Football: Cowboys Classic-Alabama vs Michigan
No longer struggling with the knee injury that sidelined him in 2012, Alabama fullback Jalston Fowler is ready to be an offensive force in more ways that one:
NCAA Football: Alabama at Texas A&M
Nick Saban announced on Wednesday that senior linebacker Trey DePriest will miss the season opener against West Virginia due to a "minor" NCAA violation.
NCAA Football: Alabama-Spring Game
With Lane Kiffin set to call Alabama's plays for the first time, Nick Saban says the key to working with a new offensive coordinator is trust.
NCAA Football: Sugar Bowl-Alabama vs Oklahoma
Alabama coach Nick Saban was irked by a reporter's "hypothetical" question about his quarterbacks during the SEC coaches' teleconference Wednesday.
Alabama's top-rated recruiting Class of 2014 is already reaping rewards for the Crimson Tide, with at least 15 new players poised to play in Saturday's opener and this season.
NCAA Football: Texas at West Virginia
West Virginia had some interesting things to say about Alabama on Tuesday, including quarterback Clint Trickett revealing that his first kiss was with Nick Saban's daughter.
NCAA Football: Louisiana State at Alabama
Nike's Week Zero Collection launches on Thursday and Alabama's one of two SEC teams included in the signature line.
NCAA Football: SEC Championship-Alabama vs Georgia
Alabama's improved versatility and depth give defensive coaches numerous options for attacking offenses in different ways.
NCAA Football: Cowboys Classic-Alabama vs Michigan
The vast majority of former Alabama players trying to land spots on NFL teams this season survived the first round of cuts on Tuesday afternoon.
NCAA Football: Louisiana State at Alabama
First worn by Oregon last fall, Nike's 'Mach Speed' uniform template has made its way down to Tuscaloosa this season.
NCAA Football: Alabama at Texas A&M
The closest thing Alabama has seen to West Virginia's 3-3-5 stack defense was probably Texas A&M last season, when running back T.J. Yeldon had 149 rushing yards.
NCAA Football: BCS Championship-Alabama vs LSU
When Alabama opens the season against West Virginia on Saturday it'll be the first time Nick Saban will oppose his home-state team as a head coach.
NCAA Football: Sugar Bowl-Alabama vs Oklahoma
If you go by the players' recruiting rankings, Alabama has more pure talent on defense and roughly half of the 5-star players starting. The breakdown:
Alabama tight end Brian Vogler gets an interesting haircut to help raise money for charity. Posted on Instagram by Brian Vogler.
Alabama right tackle Austin Shepherd and 10 other players raised nearly $18,000 for charity by having they hair creatively cut over the weekend.
With still no starter named heading into this week's opener against West Virginia, Alabama's quarterback competition is essentially heading to overtime.
NCAA Football: Chattanooga at Alabama
Alabama coach Nick Saban released the Crimson Tide's initial depth chart for the season opener, but didn't name a starter at quarterback.