Rebuilding the Tide

In the postmortem of the 2018 season the worst possible label was hung on the Crimson Tide,  “SOFT”.    Clearly there were some players who felt entitled,  provided poor leadership and examples and some coaches were lacking in the X’s and O’s department and in some cases didn’t appear to be…

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Is the Dynasty Dead?

For a decade as I looked at the Alabama roster I would often ask the question, “What if”.  What if this guy got hurt or that guy didn’t work out.   Somehow through so many different variations Nick Saban always kept his team competitive at a championship level.    Alabama was indeed…

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Cinderella Wears #2

Things started out like we expected for Alabama,  they sacked Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm and returned the punt and appeared to be about to score when Tua Tagovalioa made a bad decision that resulted in a sack.  On that sack he twisted his ankle and his game went to crap.…

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A-Day Impressions

Before I talk about A-Day I want to give some recognition to one of my favorite players,  Bradley Bozeman.  Bozeman was a three star recruit out of tiny Roanoak Alabama in 2013.  Originally accepted as a greyshirt Alabama ended up having a slot open in the fall of 2013 and…

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2018 Season Begins

Alabama’s National Signing Day ended with thud.  To put it mildly Alabama got their butts kicked in recruiting,  something that is new to the Crimson Tide under Saban.   This does not mean Alabama did not sign some good players, they did and we will look at a few at the…

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NATIONAL CHAMPIONS 2017

Funny thing pressure is,  It’s a force that is invisible.  You can’t taste it or describe it well but we all feel it when it’s there and understand that  it can change everything.    More on that later. Alabama’s football team left port several months ago.   Like a shiny new battleship she sailed…

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