First Week of Camp in the Books

Alabama’s program is in a mature state, so you have the coaching staff knowing their player base very well and the press feeling like they  have a good idea how the team will look like so they don’t ask many question and what ones they do ask are generally not…

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Alabama Begins 2013 Fall Camp

Alabama pulled an extremely rare hat trick this week by getting it’s last member of the 2013 signing class qualified and on campus.    Since I’ve been tracking recruiting that has not happened.  The final player was wide receiver Robert Foster.  Foster had the grades and the ACT score but…

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Bama Scores Double Face Slap to the SEC

Alabama landed a verbal commitment from South Carolina prep linebacker Christian Miller.  The four star rated linebacker is 6′ 4″ 215 and rated the number 3 player in South Carolina,  the 5th rated outside linebacker in the nation and the 101st player overall. The face slaps come as follows.  …

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Alabama gets mid summer help

Alabama got two mid summer qualifiers who are now on their way to campus to begin the second summer session in Tuscaloosa.  At this point in the process it’s rare for a freshman to arrive in the summer or fall and make an impact but it does happen occasionally. This…

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Capturing Saban

My incredibly talented daughter drew this image of Nick Saban from a photo.   I had originally asked for one this summer and was going to pay her for it but she decided to do it as my fathers day gift.  Which is good because even at minimum wage it…

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Alabama Lands Top QB

Alabama landed one of the top two or three QB’s in the nation depending on who you ask in David Cornwell. Cornwell is from Norman Oklahoma the home of the Oklahoma Sooners but orginally hails from Florida so his commitment is less surprising in light of that. What is unque…

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Recruiting Report

Before the early summer report on recruiting it bears mentioning that there is one 2013 player who is still out there working to get to campus, Bradley Bozman. Bozman was a big kid but lightly recruited out of Roanoak, AL. Nationally ranked as a three star he didn’t draw much…

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Alabama in the NFL Draft

Alabama broke it’s modern era record for number of players drafted with 9.   There were two draftable players who did not get drafted but were quickly snapped up via free agency. Starting at the bottom and moving to the top: The two guys who were disappointed were DL Damion…

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Which Alabama Freshman Will Play?

After spring practice we get a better view of the team as a whole and with that in mind which of the 25 incoming freshman will play. Before they can even try they have to qualify. 8 of the 25 are already in school that leaves the rest to be…

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A Day Game Review

First off if you watched the ESPN broadcast you unfortunately missed the best part of the game. Nick Saban wanted the starters on the field as the clock wound down with the score close to see how they would react and the results were encouraging. McCarron was cruising to what…

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