Alabama Aims for Something Special (8.3.09)
So Saban has two years at Alamaba under his belt now, and in the second he won 12 games. Given the program's recent history, that's great. In the entire history of the Bama football though, how much is it really worth? Every head coach who has roamed the sidelines in Tuscaloosa since Bear Bryant has won 10 or more games.
Nick Saban Runs for Congress (8.5.09)
Inspired by Lou Holtz's successful political career, Alabama head coach Nick Saban decides to run for Congress in Alabama. On this day, he is campaigning in Tuscaloosa.
How About That Defense? We Also Have to Play Offense? (8.5.09)
How is Alabama still favored by some, including your humble correspondent, to win the SEC West? Because of the eight returning starters on defense.
Tomorrow's Tide (8.6.09)
The only question for Alabama this year is the offense. The defense is scary good and should keep most of these games from being too terribly interesting.
Elephants Answering Questions About Alabama Football (8.7.09)
As part of Alabama week, Roll Bama Roll answered a few questions for us. [Bonus: Watch C&F and Todd from RBR fight over the Bear Bryant obsession jokes.]
Nick Saban, Alabama and History (8.7.09)
There's a good reason for Alabama fans to remember Bear Bryant with fondness. Because no coach, even the great Nick Saban, is ever going to repeat the Bear's accomplishments. Not at Alabama, and not anywhere else.