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January 10, 2016; Scottsdale, AZ, USA; Clemson Tigers head coach Dabo Swinney and Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban pose in advance of the College Football Playoff championship at JW Marriott Camelback Inn. Mandatory Credit: Erich Schlegel-USA TODAY Sports

Saban’s going nowhere, but we like for you to be prepared

For many years, TideFans.com produced an annual feature called "Coaches to Watch," a discover-them-before-your-neighbors-do article identifying up-and-coming mid-major coaches who might one day be candidates at large schools like Alabama. The feature actually predates TideFans.com itself – the first one rolled off the presses following the 1996 season, when TideFans.com was still BamaNation.com and Dennis Franchione, who made the list, did so from his post not at TCU, but rather New Mexico.

Playing the “what-if” game with Alabama’s 2020 roster

  By now, everyone has circled Jan. 6 on their calendars, because that's when Alabama junior QB Tua Tagovailoa will publicly announce whether...

Michigan wrap-up: Second-half adjustments, Jones’ arm the keys to big win

  If you cheer for a team from the state of Michigan and you find yourself playing Alabama in Orlando in January, save...

Michigan preview: Bama’s ranks are too thinned to take Wolverines lightly

One look at the injury/inactive report for Alabama's Citrus Bowl matchup against Michigan tells the tale: The Wolverines will be without a total of three players; the Crimson Tide is missing 13.

Projected Depth Chart for Alabama vs. Michigan

Disclaimer: This is not an official University of Alabama document. The depth chart is taken from individual practice and game observations, and...

SEC Preview and Predictions: Week 15

  Last Week's Record: 8-1 (88.9%)Season Record: 89-23 (79.5%) The Predictions Dept. closed out the 2019 regular season with a pretty solid Week 14....
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Auburn wrap-up: A loss of systemic proportions

At some point, statistical anomalies are no longer that. They become trends. The one freshest on the mind of Alabama fans (besides maybe the trend of need-to-make field goals bouncing off uprights) is how Nick Saban is now 0-4 against Auburn when Auburn is good.
Jul 18, 2018; Atlanta, GA, USA; An Alabama Crimson Tide helmet is shown on the main stage during SEC football media day at the College Football Hall of Fame. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

Projected Depth Chart for Alabama vs. Auburn

Disclaimer: This is not an official University of Alabama document. The depth chart is taken from individual practice and game observations, and...
Jul 10, 2017; Hoover, AL, USA; The Southeastern Conference logo is shown on the Hyatt Regency Birmingham-The Winfrey Hotel during SEC media days at Hyatt Regency Birmingham-The Winfrey Hotel. Mandatory Credit: Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports

SEC Preview and Predictions: Week 14

The Predictions Dept. had probably one of its most accurate weeks, score-wise (including hitting Auburn's 52-0 slaughter of Samford dead on the nose), but we continue to overrate a Missouri Tiger team that completely skipped the dead-cat-bounce stage and went straight to being dead cats. This week, everyone knows the premier matchup: Alabama vs. Auburn. But there are a handful of games out there that will probably be quite close, including one or two you probably aren't expecting.

WCU wrap-up: Jones answers questions in glorified QB showcase

  Critics who despise the late-season games against FCS teams got every bit of ammunition they need to bring a halt to such...

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